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Record #: O2011-6397   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 7/28/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 8-4-120 regarding responsibility of businesses or individuals for damages to public property
Sponsors: Lane, Lona
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 8 - Offenses Affecting Public Peace, Morals & Welfare - Ch. 4 Public Peace & Welfare
Attachments: 1. O2011-6397.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
SECTION 1. Chapter 9-4-120 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by striking out certain language and adding new language underlined, boldfaced and italicized as follows:
8-4-120 Damage to public property.
No person shall cut, injure, mark, damage or deface any public building, sewer, water pipe, hydrant, or other city property, fixture or personal property, or any tree, grass, shrub, or walk in any public way or public pack.
All cleaning repair or replacement costs for damages determined by the City of Chicago to be caused by a business, an individual or individuals shall be paid by the party or parties deemed to be responsible for said damages.
In addition to being liable for the aforementioned repair or replacement costs, any person, persons or businesses violating any provision of this section shall be fined not less than $200.00 $500.00 nor more than $500.00 $1,000.00 for each offense
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon its passage and publication.
LONA LANE Alderman-18th Ward