9-100-140  Lessor of vehicle not liable for violations – When.
   (a)   In accordance with Section 11-1306 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, no person who is the lessor of a vehicle pursuant to a written lease agreement shall be liable for a violation of any standing or parking regulation of this chapter involving such vehicle during the period of the lease if upon receipt of a notice of violation sent within 120 days of the violation he shall, within 60 days thereafter, provide to the city traffic compliance administrator the name and address of the lessee.
   (b)   Upon receipt of a lessor's notification of the name and address of his lessee, provided pursuant to Sections 11-1305 or 11-1306 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, the city traffic compliance administrator shall cause a notice of violation to be sent to the lessee as provided for in Section 9-100-050(d).
   (c)   No person who is the lessor of a motor vehicle pursuant to a written lease agreement shall be liable for a violation of Section 9-101-020(a) or Section 9-102-020(a) during the period of the lease; provided that upon request from the department of finance received within 120 days after the violation occurred, the lessor provides within 60 days after the receipt the name and address of the lessee. Upon receipt of the information from the lessor, the lessee shall be issued a notice of violation pursuant to section 9-100-045. Any lessor who fails to provide the lessee's name and address after requested by the department of finance pursuant to this section shall be liable for the violation.
(Prior code § 27.1-14; Added Coun. J. 3-21-90, p. 13561; Amend Coun. J. 7-12-90, p. 18634; Amend Coun. J. 4-29-98, p. 66564, § 2; Amend Coun. J. 4-18-12, p. 23762, § 4)