16-8-020  Definitions.
   For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
   “Commissioner” means the commissioner of planning and development.
   “Conversion areas” are geographic areas within the industrial corridor system identified for potential zoning and/or other land use changes or modifications in a plan approved by the Chicago Plan Commission or city council and designated pursuant to Sec. 16-8-030.
   “Conversion fee” means the fee collected by the city to mitigate impacts to the industrial corridor system caused by the rezoning of land within conversion areas.
   “Department” means the department of planning and development.
   “Development site” means a zoning lot, or portion thereof, within a rezoned area for which a building permit is being issued.
   “Industrial corridor” is defined in Sec. 17-17-0274.
   “Industrial corridor system” means, collectively, all of the city's industrial corridors, as the same may be designated or amended from time to time.
   “Industrial establishment” is defined in Sec. 17-17-0275.
   “Industrial use” means any use in the Industrial Use Group under Sec. 17-17-0105.
   “Net site area” means the entire land area within the boundaries of a development site, less the area of all land required or proposed for public use, provided such public use area is not counted as net site area for the purpose of calculating floor area ratio or other bulk and density regulations.
   “Planned development” is defined in Sec. 17-17-02120.
   “PMD zoning district classification” means a district that has been designated as a planned manufacturing district, as defined in Sec. 17-17-02121. The term PMD zoning district classification shall also be deemed to include any planned development where the zoning district classification applicable to the subject property immediately before approval of the planned development (i.e., the underlying zoning district) was PMD.
   “Pre-PMD zoning district classification” means the zoning district classification which was in effect for an area of land within a conversion area immediately before such land was zoned PMD or, if such prior zoning district classification no longer exists, then the equivalent zoning district classification as indicated in Sec. 17-1-1406.
   “Receiving corridors” means those industrial corridors, or portions of industrial corridors, in which the primary sources of jobs are in industrial use categories, based on U.S. census data for manufacturing, utilities, construction, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, and administrative and support and waste management services, or other applicable data. As of the effective date of this ordinance, eligible receiving corridors are: Armitage, Brighton Park, Burnside, Calumet, Elston/Armstrong, Greater Southwest, Harlem, Kennedy, Kinzie, Knox, Little Village, Northwest, Northwest Highway, Peterson, Pilsen, Pulaski, Pullman, Roosevelt/Cicero, Stevenson, Stockyards, West Pullman, Western/Ogden, and Wright Business Park.
   “Rezoned area” means an area of land within a conversion area that (1) is initially rezoned from its PMD zoning district classification to its pre-PMD zoning district classification, and then (2) is rezoned by a property owner or other authorized applicant from its pre-PMD zoning district classification to any other zoning district classification, except POS, T or another M district. A rezoned area may consist of one or more zoning lots.
   “Rezoning” means the rezoning of an area of land within a conversion area (1) initially from its PMD zoning district classification to its pre-PMD zoning district classification, and (2) then from its pre-PMD zoning district classification to any other zoning district classification, except POS, T or another M district, by the property owner or other authorized applicant.
   “Zoning lot” is defined in Sec. 17-17-02197.
(Added Coun. J. 7-26-17, p. 53898, § 1)