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Record #: O2011-6395   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 7/28/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Health and Environmental Protection
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 7-12 by adding new Section 385 to prohibit importation, sale, ownership, or possession of live chickens in residential districts within 18th Ward
Sponsors: Lane, Lona
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 7 - Health & Safety - Ch. 12 Animal Care & Control
Attachments: 1. O2011-6395.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
SECTION 1. Chapter 7-12 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 7-12-385 as follows:
7-12-385 Restrictions on chickens in the 18th Ward.
(a) "Chicken" means any live bird of the Family Gallus (gallus domesticus).
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person to import, sell, own, keep or otherwise possess any live chicken within any area designated as a residential district only in the 18th Ward under the Chicago Zoning Ordinance. Nothing in this subsection prohibits any person from transporting live chickens through a residential district, if the chickens are caged during transport.
(c) Any person who is found in violation of this section shall be fined in accordance with the same provisions as that of Section 7-12-3 87(f) of the Municipal Code.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon its passage and publication.
Alderman - 18m Ward