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Record #: SO2021-3212   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/21/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 11/17/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 7-40-060 regarding requirements prohibiting animals in retail food establishments holding such license
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 40 Food Establishments-Care of Foods
Attachments: 1. SO2021-3212.pdf, 2. O2021-3212.pdf

Committee on License and Consumer Protection City Council Meeting, July 21, 2021 Alderman Brendan Reilly, 42nd Ward





SECTION 1. Section 7-40-060 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language stricken through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:


7-40-060 Animals in retail food establishments.


Except as otherwise provided in Section 4-8-031 or any other applicable law, tt-it shall be unlawful for the owner of, or the person having the care or custody of any animal, to suffer or permit such animal to enter any portion of a premises licensed as a retail food establishment store, moat market, bakery or othor place whom foodstuffs are sold or on display; provided, that the person owning or operating such store or place may permit a watchdog to remain therein if chained or bound in such a way that the dog cannot come in contact with any of the foodstuffs; provided, further, that when a person with a disability is accompanied by a service animal, neither shall be denied the right of entry and use of the facilities subject to § 35.136 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (28 C.F.R. § 35.136). Any violation of this provision will be enforced under Section 7-42-090.

BRENDAN REILLY Alderman, 42nd Ward



SECTION 2.  This ordinance is effective upon passage and publication.