Uncodified ordinance amending city nuisance law to allow small-scale composting (at homes, for example) to operate without specific permits under certain conditions, such as size restrictions, rat control, and moisture standards.
Diverting waste from landfills and creating nutritive soil amendments (page 1)
"to promote responsible composting as a means of diverting waste from landfills and creating nutritive soil" (page 1)
Fine or penalty and three times the amount of all costs incurred by the city (Sec. 7-28-710(a)); also punishable by penalty pursuant to Section 7-28-800 (Sec. 7-28-715(6))
"Uncodified ordinance amending Chapter 7-28 of the Municipal Code of Chicago; 7-28-710 to add a new subsection (b) and adding a new section 7-28-715. These provisions have been amended again; the current codified versions of the law can be found at: http://library.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Illinois/chicago_il/title7healthandsafety/chapter7-28healthnuisances?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:chicago_il$anc=JD_7-28-715"