(65 ILCS 5/9-2-22) (from Ch. 24, par. 9-2-22)
    Sec. 9-2-22. The commissioners shall return their report to the court in which the specified petition was filed, and file the report with the clerk thereof, with their certificate, duly verified, stating in substance that they have carefully examined the questions referred to in their report, and that in their opinion the amounts awarded for damages and value therein, and the respective amounts assessed against the property specially benefited, and also the apportionment of the cost of the improvement between the public and the property assessed, and the allowance for property theretofore dedicated, if any, are correct, equitable, and just. The return and filing of this report shall be deemed an application by the petitioner for judgment of condemnation of the property so to be taken or damaged, and for a confirmation of the assessment of benefit.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)