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Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.
Amended Coun. J. 7-24-19, p. 3647.
Amended Coun. J. 2-19-20, p. 14474.
Text changes made to this section by the ordinance adopted February 19, 2020 are reflected in the first printing of the 2019 Chicago Construction Codes Administrative Provisions.
14A-3-314.1 Scope
In addition to any other penalty or remedy provided for in this chapter, punishment by a term of incarceration for not more than 6 months must be imposed when specifically sought by the Corporation Counsel and where authorized by Sections 14A-3-314.1.1 through 14A-3-314.1.7.
14A-3-314.1.1 Knowing Violation of Stop Work Order
An individual who knowingly violates a stop work order issued under Section 14A-3-306, or knowingly causes, allows, encourages, assists, aids, abets, or directs another person to violate a stop work order issued under Section 14A-3-306 is subject to incarceration for a term of not less than 3 days.
14A-3-314.1.2 Knowing Defacement or Removal of Stop Work Order Notice
An individual who knowingly destroys, defaces, removes, damages, impairs, mars, covers, or obstructs a stop work order notice posted by the City at a work site is subject to incarceration for a term of not less than 30 days.
14A-3-314.1.3 Death or Injury Caused by Unauthorized Excavation
An individual who performs or authorizes excavation work in violation of the Chicago Construction Codes that results in the injury or death of a natural person is subject to incarceration for a term of not less than 3 months.
14A-3-314.1.4 Tampering With Smoke Detector or Alarm
An individual who tampers with, deactivates, or removes a smoke alarm or smoke detector, other than as part of routine maintenance, is subject to incarceration for a term not to exceed 6 months.
14A-3-314.1.5 Failure to Secure Vacant Building
The owner of a vacant building is subject to incarceration for a term not to exceed 6 months if the building is found by the building official to be vacant and open on three or more days within any 365-day period.
14A-3-314.1.6 Death or Injury Caused by Vacant Building
The owner of a vacant building is subject to incarceration for a term of not less than 30 days where an individual suffers a severe injury or death as a result of any condition on the premises of the vacant building that is a violation of the Chicago Construction Codes. For purposes of this provision, "severe injury" means any physical injury that results in loss of soft tissue; a broken bone; hospital admittance; impairment of any bodily function; or disfiguring laceration.
14A-3-314.1.7 Forcible Felony in Unsecured Vacant Building
The owner of a vacant building that is not secured as required by Chapter 12 of the Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings is subject to incarceration for a term of not less than 30 days where a forcible felony occurs in the vacant building. For purposes of this provision, "forcible felony" has the same meaning as in the Criminal Code of 2012, 720 ILCS 5/2-8.

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