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ORDINANCE NO. 1034 <br />AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE PRICING OF CERTAIN ITEMS <br />SOLD IN RETAIL FOOD STORES LOCATED WITHIN THE VILLAGE <br />OF ELK GROVE VILLAGE. <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village is a Home Rule <br />Municipality as defined in the 1970 Illinois Constitution; and <br />WHEREAS, certain retailers within the Village of Elk Grove <br />Village have or are about to commence a practice of pricing of <br />certain food products at retail by means other than the marking <br />of said product or commodity; and <br />WHEREAS, in order to protect the health, safety and welfare <br />of the citizenry of the Village of Elk Grove Village and to prevent <br />the under or over charging of any food product or commodity within <br />the Village of Elk Grove Village and in order to facilitate the sale <br />of said commodities and products and so that the citizenry of the <br />Village of Elk Grove Village will at all times be aware of the price <br />of the commodities which they intend to purchase, the President and <br />Board of Trustees of the Village of Elk Grove Village deem it appro- <br />priate and proper that an ordinance requiring the pricing of said <br />commodities and merchandise be adopted. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the President and Board of <br />Trustees of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Cook and DuPage <br />Counties, Illinois, as follows: <br />Section 1: That Chapter 23, Miscellaneous Regulations, of <br />the Municipal Code of the Village of Elk Grove Village be and the <br />same is hereby amended by adding thereto a new article entitled <br />'Food Pricing' which shall read as follows: <br />Article XV - Food Pricing <br />Section 23.1501 - Applicability. This Article shall apply <br />to all retail food stores situated and located within the <br />Village of Elk Grove Village. <br />Section 23.1502 - Pricing Required. Except as otherwise <br />provided for herein it shall be unlawful for any person, <br />firm or corporation to sell, or offer to sell, any item <br />in a retail food store located within the Village of Elk <br />Grove Village unless the item contains a price marked <br />thereon in arabic numerals which can be easily read by <br />the consumer purchaser. <br />