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Record #: O2022-1093   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/22/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action: 4/27/2022
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-92-080 regarding fee exemptions for towing and storage of hijacked vehicles
Sponsors: Taliaferro, Chris, Dept./Agency, Lee, Nicole T. , Mitts, Emma, Lopez, Raymond A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 92 Impounding & Relocation of Vehicles
Attachments: 1. O2022-1093.pdf
ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 9-92-080 ofthe MuhicipalCode of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the text struck through and by inserting the text underscored as follows:
9-92-080 Release procedure for impounded vehicles.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(b) The owner or other person entitled to possession of a vehicle lawfully impounded pursuant to Section 9-92-030 or Section 9-100-120 shall pay a fee of $150.00, or $250.00 if the vehicle has a gross weight of 8,000 pounds or more, to cover the cost ofthe towing and a fee of $25 per day or $50 per day if the vehicle has a gross weight of 8,000 pounds or more, to cover the cost of storage, provided that:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
; (Hi) except as otherwise provided in this subsection, no more than $1,000 shall be charged or collected to cover the cost of storage per vehicle, regardless ofthe size ofthe vehicle or the duration of the storage; and
no more than a.one-day storage fee shall be charged to cover cost of storage per vehicle if the vehicle is disposed of pursuant to Section 9-92-1 OOt; and
subiect to any applicable rule promulgated by the Department of Police in consultation with the Department of Streets and Sanitation, no fees shall be assessed for any tow or storage if a vehicle was stolen or hijacked at the time the vehicle was impounded, as indicated in a report to the appropriate law enforcement agency filed in a timely manner.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and approval.
CITY OF CHICAGO
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DEPARTMENT OF STREETS AND SANITATION








April 22, 2022



TO THE HONORABLE, THE CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY


Ladies and Gentlemen:
I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Section 9-92-080 of the Municipal Code regarding towing and storage fee exemption for impounded hijacked or stolen vehicles...

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