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File #: 18-5789    Version: Name: AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY PARKING LOT AND GARAGE OPERATIONS TAX
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 9/6/2018 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 9/12/2018 Final action: 10/17/2018
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY PARKING LOT AND GARAGE OPERATIONS TAX BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 74 Taxation, Article XIII, Parking Lot and Garage Operations Tax, Sections 74-511and 74-512 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances are hereby amended as follows: Sec. 74-511. - Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning: Booking Intermediary means any person or entity that facilitates processing and fulfillment of reservations between individuals desiring parking in a parking lot or garage and an Operator or Valet Parking Operator, but does not itself own, lease or operate the parking lot or garage nor any portion thereof, for which payment is being collected or retain the consideration for the parking or storage of motor vehicles at such parking place. Charge or...
Sponsors: JOHN A. FRITCHEY, RICHARD R. BOYKIN, BRIDGET GAINER, GREGG GOSLIN, SEAN M. MORRISON, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY PARKING LOT AND GARAGE OPERATIONS TAX
BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 74 Taxation, Article XIII, Parking Lot and Garage Operations Tax, Sections 74-511and 74-512 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances are hereby amended as follows:
Sec. 74-511. - Definitions.
The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
Booking Intermediary means any person or entity that facilitates processing and fulfillment of reservations between individuals desiring parking in a parking lot or garage and an Operator or Valet Parking Operator, but does not itself own, lease or operate the parking lot or garage nor any portion thereof, for which payment is being collected or retain the consideration for the parking or storage of motor vehicles at such parking place.
Charge or fee paid for parking means the gross amount of consideration for the use or privilege of parking a motor vehicle in or upon any parking lot or garage in Cook County, collected by an operator or a valet parking operator or a Booking Intermediary and valued in money, whether received in money or otherwise, including cash, credits, property and services, determined without any deduction for costs or expenses whatsoever, but not including charges that are added to the charge or fee on account of the tax imposed by this Chapter or on account of any other tax imposed on the charge or fee. "Charge or fee paid for parking" shall exclude separately stated charges not for the use or privilege of parking. If any separately stated charge is not optional, it shall be presumed, unless proved otherwise, that it is part of the charge for the use or privilege of parking.
Department or Department of Revenue means the County Department of Revenue.
Motor vehicle means any vehicle that is self-p...

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