(55 ILCS 5/5-14003)
(from Ch. 34, par. 5-14003)
Joint regional planning commission.
If such region is situated in or embraces more than one county, the
county boards of said counties are hereby empowered to cooperate in
defining the boundaries of said region, and in the creation and
organization of one joint regional planning commission for such region so
mutually defined. The county boards of the counties which are members of
the joint regional planning commission are authorized to appropriate from
their funds for the use of the joint regional planning commission, in the
amounts as may mutually be agreed upon by said county boards.
The joint regional planning commission is authorized to prepare zoning
and building codes, ordinances or resolutions for submission to and
adoption by the various member county boards. The joint regional planning
commission may employ a staff to assist the member county boards in the
administration and enforcement of such zoning and building codes or
ordinances throughout the district, and in each member county.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)