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Record #: O2011-4545   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 6/8/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 17 to establish use category for work-live units within commercial districts
Sponsors: Solis, Daniel
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 17 - Chicago Zoning Ordinance - Ch. 6 Special Purpose Districts
Attachments: 1. O2011-4545.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
City Council June 8, 2011
Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards ORDINANCE
Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. Title 17 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, the Chicago Zoning Ordinance, is hereby amended in Section 17-6-0403 by inserting the underscored language in PMD No. 11 as follows:
17-6-0403-F Use Table and Standards
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
USE GROUP
 
Use Category
No. 11
Specific Use Type
A B
P = permitted by right S = special use
approval req'd PD = planned development approval req'd   - = not allowed
COMMERCIAL
Work-Live Units
-
P
SECTION 2. Title 17 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended in section 17-17-0200 by inserting the underscored language in alphabetical order as follows:
Work-Live Unit. A building or spaces within a building that (a) combines a commercial or manufacturing activity allowed in the zone in which it is located with a living space for the owner of the commercial or manufacturing business: and (b) where the resident owner of the business is responsible for the commercial or manufacturing activity performed: and (c) where the commercial or manufacturing activity conducted takes place subject to a valid business license-Notwithstanding Section 16-8-070 ofthe Municipal Code to the contrary, work-live units shall be permitted in Subarea B of PMD No. 11.
SECTION 3.  This ordinance takes effect after its passage and approval.
 
Daniel Solis Alderman, 25th Ward