NEW LAWS COMING INTO EFFECT IN 2021

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, along with various City Departments and agencies, is informing Chicago residents, workers and businesses of new local laws, regulations and deadlines that they should be aware of in 2021. These new laws include: the implementation of important protections for Chicago’s workers; regulations to reform the shared housing industry to ensure safe and responsible operation; the extension of relief measures for businesses; the legalization of Accessory Dwelling Units in pilot areas; the implementation of new revenue sources that help close an historic budget gap without overly burdening any one group and policy changes to Automatic Speed Enforcement to enhance public safety.

“As we enter 2021 with renewed hope, the City is working to implement new laws passed this year that make our city safer, more equitable and more sustainable,” said Mayor Lightfoot. “These laws affect everyone from workers and small businesses to travelers and home-owners, and we want to make sure that


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