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Record #: O2011-6564   
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 10-20-150 to further regulate breaking or disturbing of bituminous surface in public way or place
Sponsors: Mell, Richard F., Austin, Carrie M., Suarez, Regner Ray, Waguespack, Scott
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 10 - Streets, Public Ways, Parks, Airports & Harbors - Ch. 20 Work On & Under Public Ways
Attachments: 1. O2011-6564.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
SECTION 1. Chapter 10-25-150 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by adding new language that is underlined, boldfaced and italicized as follows:
10-20-150 Permit - Fees - Issuance.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to make an opening in, or to construct or repair any pavement in, any public way or other public place without first obtaining a public way work permit from the commissioner of transportation; provided, however, that any such opening, construction or repair may be performed by a person holding the public way work license required by this article, who is not a permittee under this section but who is acting as subcontractor for, or otherwise acting under instructions from, as agent for, on behalf of, or in concert with, a permittee under this section. A permit fee shall be required for creating any opening in, or for constructing or repairing any pavement in, the public way. Beginning on January 1, 2009, the permit fee for creating a pavement opening or for pavement construction or repair shall be $337.00 for each such opening to be created or each such construction or repair project. Beginning on January 1, 2009, the permit fee for creating an opening, or for construction or repair, in any parkway or unimproved portion of the public way shall be $169.00 for each such opening to be created, or each such construction or repair project. All permit fees required under this section shall be increased by five percent per annum beginning January 1, 2010. The fee for any permit issued during the time periods specified in subsection (b) of this section shall be twice the normal fee.
(Omitted language unaffected by this ordinance)
(e) Before a permit that contemplates the breaking or other disturbance of a
bituminous surface shall be granted to open, or conduct construction or repair on, any public way or public place for any purpose, the permit applicant sh...

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