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File #: 23-0331    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 4/25/2023 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 5/23/2023 Final action: 6/27/2023
Title: PROPOSED SUBSTITUTION TO 23-0331 PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT DUMPING GARBAGE; LITTERING BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that TITLE 2 - FOREST PRESERVE LANDS AND PROPERTY, CHAPTER 3 - TRESPASS AND USE OF PROPERTY, SECTION 2-3-5 - DUMPING GARBAGE; LITTERING and SECTION 2-3-9 -PENALTY of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances are hereby amended as Follows: *** 2-3-5. DUMPING GARBAGE; LITTERING. (a) No person shall deposit, dump, throw, cast, lay or place, nor cause to be deposited, dumped, thrown, cast, laid or placed any ashes, trash, rubbish, paper, garbage, refuse or debris in or upon the property of the Forest Preserve District, nor in any watercourse, lake, pond or slough within the Forest Preserve District. See also Section 2-2-2 of this Code. (b) Penalty. Any person or entity violating any of the provisions of this Section 2-3-5 shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more ...
Sponsors: BILL LOWRY, FRANK J. AGUILAR, BRIDGET DEGNEN, MONICA GORDON, STANLEY MOORE, JOSINA MORITA, KEVIN B. MORRISON, ALMA E. ANAYA, SCOTT R. BRITTON, JOHN P. DALEY, BRIDGET GAINER, DONNA MILLER, SEAN M. MORRISON, ANTHONY J. QUEZADA, MAGGIE TREVOR
Related files: 19-0448, 19-0449
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PROPOSED SUBSTITUTION TO 23-0331

PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

DUMPING GARBAGE; LITTERING

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that TITLE 2 - FOREST PRESERVE LANDS AND PROPERTY, CHAPTER 3 - TRESPASS AND USE OF PROPERTY, SECTION 2-3-5 - DUMPING GARBAGE; LITTERING and SECTION 2-3-9 -PENALTY of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances are hereby amended as Follows:

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2-3-5. DUMPING GARBAGE; LITTERING.

(a) No person shall deposit, dump, throw, cast, lay or place, nor cause to be deposited, dumped, thrown, cast, laid or placed any ashes, trash, rubbish, paper, garbage, refuse or debris in or upon the property of the Forest Preserve District, nor in any watercourse, lake, pond or slough within the Forest Preserve District. See also Section 2-2-2 of this Code.

(b) Penalty. Any person or entity violating any of the provisions of this Section 2-3-5 shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) for each offense. In addition to the above-referenced fine, any person or entity deemed to be in breach of the provisions of this Section 2-3-5 shall be liable for the cost to legally dispose of any deposited, dumped, thrown, cast, laid, or placed ashes, trash, rubbish, paper, garbage, refuse or debris, as well as the cost to repair, replace or restore property damaged as a result of such person's or entity's breach.

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2-3-9. PENALTY
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(b) Penalty clause. Unless another penalty is expressly stated in this chapter of the Forest Preserve District Code, Any any person, firm, or corporation or agents, employees or contractors of such who violate, disobey, omit, neglect or refuse to comply with or who resist enforcement of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to fines of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) but not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). A separate and distinct...

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