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File #: 15-2132    Version: Name: Cook County Public Way Regulatory Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 3/5/2015 In control: Roads and Bridges Committee (Inactive. There is now a Transportation Committee)
On agenda: 5/20/2015 Final action: 6/10/2015
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COOK COUNTY PUBLIC WAY REGULATORY ORDINANCE PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY Sec. 66-50. - Short title. This article shall be known as the "Cook County Public Way Regulatory Ordinance." Sec. 66-51. - Purposes. The purposes of this article are to: provide policies and procedures for the regulation of the use of County public ways for the construction, reconstruction, ownership, replacement, relocation, modification, maintenance, upgrading, operation and removal of facilities, including but not limited to public utility, pipeline, telecommunication, cable television, electric, gas, water, wastewater, petroleum product facilities, driveways, curb cuts, and other facilities; and provide for recovery of costs incurred by the County for licensing, permitting, inspecting, monitoring and regulating such uses of the public ways in order to provide for the public safety and interest. Notwithstanding the foregoing...
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

COOK COUNTY PUBLIC WAY REGULATORY ORDINANCE

PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

DIVISION 1. - GENERALLY

Sec. 66-50. - Short title.
This article shall be known as the "Cook County Public Way Regulatory Ordinance."

Sec. 66-51. - Purposes.
The purposes of this article are to: provide policies and procedures for the regulation of the use of County public ways for the construction, reconstruction, ownership, replacement, relocation, modification, maintenance, upgrading, operation and removal of facilities, including but not limited to public utility, pipeline, telecommunication, cable television, electric, gas, water, wastewater, petroleum product facilities, driveways, curb cuts, and other facilities; and provide for recovery of costs incurred by the County for licensing, permitting, inspecting, monitoring and regulating such uses of the public ways in order to provide for the public safety and interest.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the use of public ways under the jurisdiction or control of the County and located within the City of Chicago shall be licensed, permitted and regulated by the City of Chicago and governed by the fee structure of the City of Chicago. However, the provisions in Section 66-127, relating to overweight and oversized vehicles, shall apply to public ways under the jurisdiction or control of the County and located within the City of Chicago where the City of Chicago has not issued a permit authorizing excess vehicle weight or excess vehicle size.
This article regulates the use of the public ways only and does not supersede or waive any right of the County to enter into a franchise agreement with a grantee for the provision of services to residents of unincorporated Cook County, nor does this article take the place of any tax now or hereafter applicable to grantees and relating to the provision of services or use of the public ways.
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