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Record #: O2021-2869   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/25/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Enviromental Protection and Energy
Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 4-8 by modifying Section 4-8-010 and adding new Section 4-8-065 regarding requirements for single-use foodware
Sponsors: Nugent, Samantha , Cardenas, George A., Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Smith, Michele, Osterman, Harry, Napolitano, Anthony V., Cardona, Jr., Felix , Hadden, Maria E. , Moore, David H., Cappleman, James, Villegas, Gilbert, O'Shea, Matthew J., La Spata, Daniel , Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Sawyer, Roderick T., Reilly, Brendan, Hopkins, Brian , Lopez, Raymond A., Burke, Edward M., Burnett, Jr., Walter, Tabares, Silvana, Reboyras, Ariel, Scott, Jr. Michael, Austin, Carrie M., Curtis, Derrick G., Tunney, Thomas, Gardiner, James M.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 8 Food Establishments
Attachments: 1. O2021-2869.pdf, 2. O2021-2869 (V1).pdf
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6/25/202132623 City Council Referred  Action details Meeting details Not available


ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 4-8-010 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the underscored text, as follows:
4-8-010 Definitions.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Sealed" means free of cracks or other openings which permit the entry or passage of moisture.
"Self-service station" means an area dedicated to customers taking away single-use foodware and condiments.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Single-service articles" means cups, containers, lids or closures; plates, knives, forks, spoons, stirrers, paddles, straws, place mats, napkins, doilies, wrapping material, bags, and all similar articles which are constructed wholly or in part from paper, paper board, molded pulp, metal, wood, plastic, synthetic or other readily destructible materials, which are intended by the manufacturers and generally recognized as for one usage only, then to be discarded.
"Single-use foodware" means anv eating utensil or other item to be used as part of food or beverage service that is designed and intended bv the manufacturer for only one usage before being discarded, including forks, spoons, sporks. knifes, chopsticks, other eating utensils, stirrers, drink stoppers, splash sticks, cocktail sticks, toothpicks, napkins, wet-wipes, cup sleeves, beverage trays, disposable plates, and condiment packets. "Single-use foodware" does not include straws, beverage lids, or items used to contain or package food or beverages for delivery or take-out orders.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

SECTION 2. Chapter 4-8 ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 4-8-065, as follows:
4-8-065 Single-use Foodware.
(a) Requirements. In connection with any delivery or take-out order of food or beverage, a food dispensing establishment may only provide single-use foodware upon request from the customer or at a self-service stat...

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