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Listed below are the past amendments to the Code of the Chicago Park District from 2022 forward. Click on the blue bar to view the contents for each amendment.

 
Chapter IV Amendment - April 2022

NOTICE

THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS HAVE BEEN PRESENTED WITH PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER IV OF THE CODE OF THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT.

THIS NOTICE INITIATES A PERIOD OF 45 DAYS TO ENCOURAGE INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE NOTICE PERIOD, THE GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT OR DESIGNEE MAY RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD THAT IT APPROVE THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS BASED ON COMMUNITY INPUT PROVIDED FROM THE 45 DAY NOTICE PERIOD. ANY PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT CODE SHALL BE EFFECTIVE ONLY UPON A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE BOARD.

TO SUBMIT COMMENTS, PLEASE CALL 312-742-4762 OR WRITE TO THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT, DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, 541 N. FAIRBANKS, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60611. YOU MAY ALSO EMAIL US AT LCA@CHICAGOPARKDISTRICT.COM OR UPLOAD YOUR COMMENTS VIA THE FORM BELOW.


Chapter 70 ILCS 1505/7.02, enables the Board of Commissioners to “establish by ordinance all needful rules and regulations for the government and protection of parks…” Therefore, it is recommended that the following chapter of the Chicago Park District Code be amended to reflect the following additions or modifications of language and/or section: 

The District wishes to repeal the existing Chapter IV of the Code and to replace by amendment of the proposed Chapter IV to update the Human Rights Ordinance and establish the Office of Prevention and Accountability to help the Park District meet its commitment to providing an equitable, inclusive, safe, and respectful recreation and work environment free from discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, workplace violence, abuse and neglect of children and vulnerable adults, and retaliation. 

The proposed amendment to chapter IV of the code can be found below.

Posted until April 1, 2022

 

Approved by the Board of Commissioners on April 20, 2022


VIEW approved chapter IV of the code 
 

VIEW previous chapter iv of the code

Chapter VII Amendment - November 2022

NOTICE

THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS HAVE BEEN PRESENTED WITH PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER VII OF THE CODE OF THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT.

THIS NOTICE INITIATES A PERIOD OF 45 DAYS TO ENCOURAGE INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE NOTICE PERIOD, THE GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT OR DESIGNEE MAY RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD THAT IT APPROVE THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS BASED ON COMMUNITY INPUT PROVIDED FROM THE 45 DAY NOTICE PERIOD. ANY PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT CODE SHALL BE EFFECTIVE ONLY UPON A MAJORITY VOTE OF THE BOARD.

TO SUBMIT COMMENTS, PLEASE CALL 312-742-4762 OR WRITE TO THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT, DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, 541 N. FAIRBANKS, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60611. YOU MAY ALSO EMAIL US AT LCA@CHICAGOPARKDISTRICT.COM OR UPLOAD YOUR COMMENTS TO OUR NOTICE PAGE AT https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/code-amendment-notice

Chapter 70 ILCS 1505/7.02, enables the Board of Commissioners to “establish by ordinance all needful rules and regulations for the government and protection of parks…” Therefore, it is recommended that the following chapter of the Chicago Park District Code be amended to reflect the following additions or modifications of language and/or section: 

The District proposes amendments to Chapter VII, Section C of the Code of the Chicago Park District to require that any permit application for an event or activity with 10,000 or more attendees per day must receive provisional approval from the Board of Commissioners (Section C.3.c.), and where the Board of Commissioners’ decision to approve or deny a permit is final and not reviewable by the General Superintendent (Section C.6.a.).

The proposed amendment to the Chapter VII of the Code can be found below.

Posted until October 31, 2022.

 

Approved by the Board of Commissioners on November 16, 2022


VIEW approved chapter VII of the code 
 

VIEW previous chapter vII of the code

 

View public comments received regarding this proposed amendment (click on the links below):