§ 9-84-015

Booting prohibited – Applicability


Unlawful act .  Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c) of this section, no person shall boot any motor vehicle located within the corporate limits of the City at any time.


Definitions .  As used in this section:

Boot” means the act of placing on a parked motor vehicle any mechanical device that is designed to be attached to the wheel or tire or other part of such vehicle so as to prohibit the vehicle’s usual manner of movement.

Motor vehicle” has the meaning ascribed to the term in Section 9-4-010.


Exemption .  The provisions of this section shall not apply to the booting of a motor vehicle by the City of Chicago or by any other governmental entity or by any person acting under the direction of the City of Chicago or such governmental entity, when such booting is authorized by any provision of law or any rule or regulation duly promulgated thereunder.  Nor shall the provisions of this section apply to booting of a motor vehicle in compliance with Section 4-6-230.

(Added Coun. J. 9-29-99, p. 12267, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 12-13-00, p. 48188, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 5-9-12, p. 27485, § 165)

Editor’s note – As set forth in Coun. J. 12-13-00, p. 59054, § 1; correct language appears to be “of”.



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