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Record #: O2011-4490   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 6/8/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 10-20 by adding new Section 10-20-427 and modifying Sections 10-20-415 and 10-20-425 to further regulate commercial driveways
Sponsors: Suarez, Regner Ray
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 20 Work On & Under Public Ways
Attachments: 1. O2011-4490.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION I. Chapter 10-20 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 10-20-427, as follows:
10-20-427 Commercial driveway permits - issuance.
(a) In addition to the other requirements provided in this Chapter 10-20, no commercial driveway permit shall be issued to any person unless the city council, by ordinance, authorizes the issuance of such permit.
(b) A commercial driveway permit shall be valid only to the owner or long-term leaseholder to whom it was issued and only for the use or type of business activity conducted on the property to which the driveway is connected. If the ownership or long-term leaseholder of the property serviced by the driveway is changed, or there is any change in the use of or type of business activity conducted on the property to which the driveway is connected, the driveway permit shall be void, and such driveway shall not be used unless a new driveway permit is obtained in accordance with the provisions of Article IV of this chapter.
SECTION II. Chapter 10-20 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
10-20-415 Application - Insurance - Notice - Appeal.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
(d) Prior to issuing a use of public way permit for a Class A driveway, the commissioner shall give 20 days written notice of the proposed issuance of the permit to the alderman of the ward in which the proposed driveway is to be located and no permit shall be valid unless such notice is delivered; provided, however, that the affidavit of the commissioner showing delivery of such notice to such alderman in person or by mailing to such address as the alderman may have filed with the city clerk, shall be conclusive evidence of delivery of such notice.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
10-20-425 Plans and specifications.
No use of...

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