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Record #: SO2022-394   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/26/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation
Final action: 2/23/2022
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 10-8-335 regarding permit application process for outdoor special events
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 8 Use Of Public Ways & Places
Attachments: 1. SO2022-394.pdf, 2. O2022-394.pdf, 3. SO2022-394 (V1)


REVISED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Section 10-8-335 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

10-8-335 Outdoor special events.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(c) Unless the special event is to be conducted in January or February or is submitted pursuant to an online submission process authorized by the Department, applications for a permit under this section must be filed in the calendar year in which the event is to take place. If the event is to take place in January or February, the application must be filed no earlier than one year prior to the event. Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (6) of this subsection (c), each application submitted by the sponsor of an outdoor special event shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable processing fee of:
$100.00, if the application is submitted more than sixty days prior to the event;
$200.00, if the application is submitted between fifty-nine and forty-five days prior to the event;
$500.00, if the application is submitted between forty-four and thirty-seven days prior to the event;
$1,000.00, if the application is submitted between twenty-nine and twenty-two thirty-six and twenty-nine days prior to the event; and
$2,000.00, if the application is submitted between twenty-one and fourteen twenty-eight and twenty-one days prior to the event.

(6) . If the special event is an independent farmers market, the applicable permit fee
otherwise required under this subsection (c) shall be waived in its entirety. Provided, however,
that such waiver shall not include any applicable fees required to be paid pursuant to subsection
(d) or (q4(p) of this section or any other section of this Code.

No application for a special event permit shall be accepted less than fourteen twenty-one days prior to the special event.

The application shall include the...

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