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Record #: O2021-4123   
Type: Ordinance Status: Re-Referred
Intro date: 9/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 11/17/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 4-288 by modifying various sections and adding new Section 4-288-035 to further regulate license and insurance requirements for crane operators
Sponsors: Hopkins, Brian
Attachments: 1. O2021-4123.pdf

SECTION 1. Chapter 4-288 of Ihe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language siruck through, and by Intersecting the language underscored, as follows:
4-288-010 License - Required.
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any crane, as defined in this chapter, on any construction, rehabilitation, repair or demolition project undertaken within the City of Chicago whore a permit for suoh work Is-roquired by thls-Geder without first having obtained a crane operator's license. It shall be unlawful to employ any person or to permit or direct any person on such a project to operate a crane as defined in this chapter unless such person holds a valid crane operator's license.

SECTION 2. Chapter 4-288 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago Is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through, and by intersecting the language underscored, as follows:
4-288-020 Definitions.
For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(Omitted text Is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Crane" means any power-operated mechanical hoisting equipment that lifts, lowers, rotates or moves a load horizontally or vertically with a manufacturer's rated capacity of ono ton (2,000 pounds) or more one-half (1/2) ton M.O00 pounds) or more that-tiftsrlewere, rotates or moves a load-horizontally or vertically. Such equipment includes, but Is not limited to: (1) articulating cranes, Including knuckle-boom cranes used to deliver material onto a structure with or without a properly functioning automatic overload prevention device; (2) crawler cranes; (3) floating cranes; (4) cranes on barges; (5) locomotive cranes; (6) mobile cranes, such as wheel-mounted, rough-terrain, all-terrain, commercial truck- mounted, and boom truck cranes; (7) multipurpose machines when configured to hoist and lower (by means of a winch or hook) and horizontally mov...

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