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(a) Nothing in this chapter shall be deemed to create liability or financial responsibility of CDOT or its officers and employees concerning any underground facility located on the public way by issuance of any permit or license required under this Code. It is not the intent of this chapter to change any remedies in law regarding the duty of providing lateral support.
(b) Neither 811 Chicago nor any of its officers, agents, or employees shall be liable for damages for injuries or death to persons or damage to property caused by acts or omissions in the receipt, recording, or transmission of locate requests or other information in the performance of its duties, unless the act or omission was the result of willful and wanton misconduct.
(c) Any residential property owner who fails to comply with any provision of this chapter and damages underground facilities while engaging in excavation or demolition on such residential property shall not be subject to a penalty under this chapter, but shall be liable for the damage caused to the owner or operator of the damaged underground facilities.
(Added Coun. J. 11-16-16, p. 37901, Art. VI, § 3; Amend Coun. J. 9-14-21, p. 35804, § 1)