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Record #: O2011-2308   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 4/13/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Traffic Control and Safety
Final action: 5/18/2011
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-64170(b) to allow parking of taxicabs on residential streets within 40th Ward
Sponsors: O'Connor, Patrick
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 64 Parking Regulations
Attachments: 1. O2011-2308.pdf
Related files: R2011-691
Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. Amend 9-64-170 (b) of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago, by adding the highlighted and underscored language as follows:
9-64-170 (b) Parking restrictions - Special types of vehicles.
(b)   It shall be unlawful to park any truck, self- contained motor home, or bus on any business street in the city for a longer period than is necessary for the reasonably expeditious loading or unloading of such vehicle, except that a driver of a bus may park the bus in a designated bus stand as authorized elsewhere in the traffic code. It shall be unlawful to park any taxicab on any business street in the city for a period longer than two hours between the hours of 2:00 A.M. and 7:00 A.M.; provided that this prohibition shall not apply to taxicabs parked on business streets in the 23rd, 40th Ward, (On Lincoln Ave, from California to Peterson (ns); Lincoln Ave, from California to Foster (ss): Western Ave, from Glenlake to Peterson (bs); Western Ave, from Balmoral to Peterson (es); Peterson from Campbell to Western Ave, (bs) and Peterson from Lincoln to California (ss) (Only on a 6 month trial basis), 46th Ward, 49th Ward and in the 50th Ward (On Devon Ave. and Western Ave.). A violator of this subsection shall be subject to the fine set forth in Section 9-100-020.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication.
Patrick J. O'Connor Alderman - 40th Ward.