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File #: 16-1664    Version: Name: CREATION OF CRANE OPERATORS LICENSE and BOARD OF CRANE OPERATOR EXAMINERS
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 2/10/2016 In control: Zoning and Building Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2016 Final action: 4/13/2016
Title: PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT CREATION OF CRANE OPERATORS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT WHEREAS, Cook County is a home rule unit of local government as defined in Article VII, ?6 under the 1970 Illinois Constitution, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, the registration of crane operators is a matter of public safety pertaining to the government and affairs of the County; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, in order to effectively protect the public health, general welfare and safety of its citizens the Cook County Board of Commissioners hereby establishes a Crane Operators Registration requirement for work performed on construction, rehabilitation, repair or demolition projects in Cook County; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Cook County Board of Commissioners establishes a registration requirement for individuals operating cranes in the County of Cook; and, BE IT ORDAINED by ...
Sponsors: BRIDGET GAINER, JOAN PATRICIA MURPHY, LUIS ARROYO JR, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JERRY BUTLER, SEAN M. MORRISON, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI, PETER N. SILVESTRI, STANLEY MOORE, DEBORAH SIMS, ROBERT STEELE, JOHN P. DALEY
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PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

CREATION OF CRANE OPERATORS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT

WHEREAS, Cook County is a home rule unit of local government as defined in Article VII, ?6 under the 1970 Illinois Constitution, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, the registration of crane operators is a matter of public safety pertaining to the government and affairs of the County; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, in order to effectively protect the public health, general welfare and safety of its citizens the Cook County Board of Commissioners hereby establishes a Crane Operators Registration requirement for work performed on construction, rehabilitation, repair or demolition projects in Cook County; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Cook County Board of Commissioners establishes a registration requirement for individuals operating cranes in the County of Cook; and,

BE IT ORDAINED by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Part II Land Development Ordinances, Chapter 102 - Buildings and Building Regulations, Article IV, Crane Operator Registration, Section 102-160 through 102-170 is hereby enacted as follows:

Article IV. Crane Operator Registration

Sec. 102-160. Crane Operation in Cook County.
Effective December 1, 2016, it shall be unlawful for any person to operate any crane, as defined in this section, on any construction, rehabilitation, repair or demolition project undertaken within Cook County, as provided in Section 102-104(3) of this Code without first having registered as a crane operator. It shall be unlawful to employ any person or to permit or direct any person on such a project to operate a crane as defined in this chapter on or after December 1, 2016 unless such person has registered as a crane operator as provided herein.
Sec. 102-161. Definitions.

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