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Record #: O2021-3903   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 9/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 7-42, 10-28 and 14A-12 regarding public way permit data and technology fees, food safety penalties and construction violation penalties
Sponsors: Vasquez, Jr., Andre
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 42 Food Establishments-Inspections, Violations & Hearing Procedures, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 28 Structures On & Under Public Ways, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14A - Administrative Provisions of the Chicago Construction Code - Ch. 14A-12 Schedules
Attachments: 1. O2021-3903.pdf

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago is a home rule unit of government as defined in Article VII, Section 6 (a) ofthe Illinois Constitution; and

WHEREAS, As a home rule unit of government, the City of Chicago may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, The management of its finances is a matter pertaining to the government and affairs of the City ofChicago; now, therefore,


This ordinance is organized into the following articles:
I. Construction Violation Penalties
Food Safety Penalties
Public Way Permit Data and Technology Fee
Severability and Repealer
Effective Dates


SECTION 1. Section 14A-12-1203 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

14A-12-1203 CHAPTER 3.

14A-12-1203.1 General.

Fees, fines, and penalties applicable to the provisions of Chapter 3 and to violations of other provisions of the Chicago Construction Codes are as provided in Table 14A-12-1203.1. Each violation and each day that a violation continues is a separate and distinct offense.

Table 14A-12-1203.1 Fees, Fines, and Penalties - Chapter 3

Section Description Amount
14A-3-301 When the City is required to take action to enforce the Chicago Construction Codes, the City may recover the costs of enforcement in accordance with Chapter 1-20 of the Municipal Code. Actual or estimated costs
14A-3-302 For violation of any section of the Chicago Construction Codes not listed in Table 14A-12-1203.2. $500 $1,000 min. $1,000 $2,000 max.
14A-3-306.4 First violation $500 $1,000 min. $1,000 $^000 max.
Second violation $1,000 $2,000 min. $6,000 max.
Third or subsequent violation $6,000 min. $10,000 max.

14A-12-1203.2 Specialized fines.

Fees, fines, and penalties applicable to the provisions of the Chicago Construction Cod...

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