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Record #: SO2011-6726   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/28/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on License and Consumer Protection
Final action: 1/18/2012
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 4-4 and 4-60 regarding suspension or revocation of business license due to illegal activities on premises
Sponsors: Graham, Deborah L.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 4 General Licensing Provisions, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 4 - Businesses, Occupations & Consumer Protection - Ch. 60 Liquor Dealers
Attachments: 1. O2011-6726.pdf, 2. SO2011-6726.pdf
ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION I. Chapter 4-4 and 4-60 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
4-4-282 License suspension or revocation - Illegal activities on premises.
| (a)......._7he license of any person may be suspended or revoked pursuant to Section
4-4-280 if the mayor determines that the person or his agent or employee has violated any provisions of Chapter 8 of this Code on any premises for which the license was issued.
(b) A licensee whose business license is revoked pursuant to subsection fa) of this section shall be ineligible for any license under this Code for a period of one year from the effective date of the revocation.
(c) Any person who owns 25 percent of more of the shares of any corporation, or any partner or officer of any legal entity, whose license is revoked shall be ineligible for any license under this Code for a period of one year from the effective date of the revocation
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
4-60-142 Responsibilities of licensee.
A licensee is responsible to the community surrounding the licensed premises. A city liquor dealer's license issued or renewed after the effective date of this section shall be subject to suspension or revocation if the licensee's business becomes or creates a nuisance under this section or if it causes a public nuisance under Section 4-60-195. A licensed business is or creates a nuisance under this section if within any consecutive | 12 months not less than two separate incidents occur on the licensed premises or on adjacent property, while the business establishment is open for business or within one hour of the time the establishment is opened or closed for business, involving acts that violate Chapter 8 of this Code, any federal or state law regulating narcotics, controlled substanc...

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