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Record #: O2011-6   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 1/13/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Traffic Control and Safety
Final action: 5/18/2011
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 9-4 and 9-64 to further regulate residential permit parking during holidays
Sponsors: Rugai, Virginia
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 4 Traffic Definitions & General Provisions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 64 Parking Regulations
Attachments: 1. O2011-6.pdf
Related files: R2011-691
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION I. Sections 9-4-010 and 9-64-090 of the Municipal Code of Chicago are hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
9-4-010 Definitions.
Whenever the following words and phrases are used in Chapter 9-4 through 9-103, they shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
"Holidays^" or "holidays," When when used in the traffic code or on official signs erected by authority of the traffic code, the term "holidays" means New Year's Day (January 1st), Memorial Day (the last Monday in May), Independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day (the first Monday in September), Thanksgiving Day (the fourth Thursday in November) and Christmas Day (December 25th).
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance) 9-64-090 Residential parking permit.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(d) When official signs are erected indicating resident permit parking only, parking shall be restricted to service and delivery vehicles, and home health care provider vehicles whose operators are doing business with residents of the residential parking permit zone and to vehicles displaying resident or visitor parking permits or other permits issued pursuant to Section 9-68-020 herein. In addition, a vehicle not in these categories may park legally for up to 15 minutes in a 24 hour period in a residential parking permit zone if its hazard indicator lights are flashing. However, the parking restriction provided in this subsection shall not apply during any consecutive 48-hour period beginning from noon of the day before a holiday and continuing until noon of the day after the holiday.
(e) Except as provided in subsection (d) of this section. It k_shall be unlawful to park any unauthorized vehicle in violation of signs erected or maintained pursuant to this section or any other ordinance or city council o...

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