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Record #: SO2011-724   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 2/9/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Traffic Control and Safety
Final action: 3/9/2011
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-64-170(a) to allow parking of taxicabs on residential streets within 10th Ward
Sponsors: Pope, John
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 64 Parking Regulations
Attachments: 1. O2011-724.pdf, 2. SO2011-724.pdf
CHICAGO, March 9, 2011
To the President and Members of the City Council:
Your Committee on Traffic Control and Safety, to which was referred on (February 9, 2011) proposed substitute ordinance to amend 9-64-170 (a) (Parking restrictions-Special types of vehicles ) to Traffic begs leave to recommend that Your Honorable Body DO PASS the proposed substitute ordinance submitted herewith.
This recommendation was concurred in by all members of the committee present, with no dissenting votes.
Respectfully submitted,

Patrick J. O'Connor Chairman
Committee on Traffic Control & Safety
Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. Amend 9-64-170 (a) of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago, by adding the highlighted and underscored language as follows:
9-64-170 Parking restrictions - Special types of vehicles.
(a) It shall be unlawful to park any truck, tractor, semi-trailer, trailer, recreational vehicle more than 22 feet in length, self contained motor home, bus, taxicab or livery vehicle on any residential street for a longer period than is necessary for the reasonably expeditious loading or unloading of such vehicle, except that a driver of bus may park the bus in a designated bus stand as authorized elsewhere in the traffic code; provided, however that in the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, 35th, 37th, 40th, 42nd, 43rd, 44th, 46th, 47th, 49th and 50th wards this prohibition shall not apply to the owner of a pickup truck or van weighing under 4,500 pounds who has no outstanding parking violations, when such vehicle is parked at the curb adjacent to the owners place of residence and the vehicle bears a valid and current city wheel tax license emblem and a special parking permit issued in accordance with this subsection. In the 7th, 15th, 10th, 23rd, 35th, 46th and 50t...

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