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Record #: SO2021-5872   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/15/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 1/26/2022
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 4, 14A, 14B, 14R and 14X and repeal of Chapter 13-9 regarding various technical corrections and modifications to Chicago construction codes
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14A - Administrative Provisions of the Chicago Construction Code - Ch. 14A-12 Schedules, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14A - Administrative Provisions of the Chicago Construction Code - Ch. 14A-2 Definitions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14A - Administrative Provisions of the Chicago Construction Code - Ch. 14A-3 Enforcement, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14A - Administrative Provisions of the Chicago Construction Code - Ch. 14A-4 Permits, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14B - Building Code - Ch. 14B-10 Means of Egress, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14B - Building Code - Ch. 14B-11 Accessibility, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14B - Building Code - Ch. 14B-12 Interior Environment, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14B - Building Code - Ch. 14B-16 Structural Design, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14B - Building Code - Ch. 14B-18 Soils and Foundation, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14B - Building Code - Ch. 14B-2 Definitions and Measurements, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14B - Building Code - Ch. 14B-4 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14B - Building Code - Ch. 14B-5 General Building Heights and Areas, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14R - Building Rehabilitation Code - Ch. 14R-10 Change of Occupancy, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14X - Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings - Ch. 14X-5 Fire Safety Requirements, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 14X - Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings - Ch. 14X-8 Heating, Cooling and Mechanical Systems
Attachments: 1. O2021-5872.pdf, 2. SO2021-5872.pdf
SUBSTITUTE
ORDINANCE


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

This ordinance is organized into six articles, as follows:
Article I: Amendments to Title 14A
Article II: Amendments to Title 14B
Article III: Amendments to Title 14R
Article IV: Amendments to Title 14X
Article V: Amendments to Other Titles
Article VI: Effective Date


ARTICLE I. AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 14A

SECTION 1. Section 14A-2-202 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
14A-2-202 DEFINITIONS.
(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS. Written, graphic, and pictorial documents prepared or assembled for describing the design, location, and physical characteristics of the elements of a project necessary for obtaining a permit. Also see "permitted construction documents."
DANGEROUS. As defined in Chapter 2 ofthe Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings.
(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance) TOWNHOUSE. As defined in Chapter 2 ofthe Chicago Building Code.
UNSAFE. As defined in Chapter 2 of the Chicago Minimum Reouirements for Existing Buildings.
(Omitted text is not affected by this ordinance)


SECTION 2. Section 14A-3-304.1.2 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
14A-3-304.1.2 Duration.
A suspension under Section 14A-3-304 lasts until the person demonstrates to the satisfaction of the building official that the work or deviation or omission or other basis for suspension has been corrected and all related fines and fees have been paid. If the basis for suspension is work


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that cannot be corrected due to the work not being eligible for a permit under the Chicago Construction Codes, the suspension lasts until the person demonstrates to the satisfaction of the building official that the building, structure, and premises have been fully returned to its pre-work state in a manner consistent with all healt...

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