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MUNICIPALITIES65 ILCS 5/11-12-11
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.
(65 ILCS 5/11-12-11)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-12-11)
If a municipality has adopted an official plan or map
pursuant to the authority granted by this Division 12, the territory
subject to that plan shall be exempt from the application of any less
restrictive rules or regulations adopted by a County Board under the
provisions of Section 5-1042 of the Counties Code.
(Source: P.A. 86-1475.)
65 ILCS 5/11-12-12
(65 ILCS 5/11-12-12)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-12-12)
No map or plat of any subdivision presented for record
affecting land (1) within the corporate limits of any municipality which
has heretofore adopted, or shall hereafter adopt an ordinance including an
official map in the manner prescribed in this Division 12, or (2) within
contiguous territory which is not more than 1 1/2 miles beyond
the corporate limits of an adopting municipality, shall be entitled to
record or shall be valid unless the subdivision shown thereon provides for
streets, alleys, public ways, ways for public service facilities, storm and
flood water run-off channels and basins, and public grounds, in conformity
with the applicable requirements of the ordinances including the official
map; provided, that a certificate of approval by the corporate authorities,
certified by the clerk of the municipality in whose jurisdiction the land
is located, or a certified copy of an order of the circuit court directing
the recording as provided in Section 11-12-8, shall be sufficient evidence
of compliance with this section upon which the recorder may accept
the plat for recording.
The provisions of this Section do not apply to any plat for consolidation
of 2 or more contiguous parcels, located within any territory
that is outside of the corporate limits of a municipality but within a county
that has adopted a subdivision ordinance and that has a population of more than
250,000, into a smaller
parcels if the sole purpose of the consolidation
is to bring a non-conforming parcel into conformance with local
The exemption created by this amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly
does not apply to a plat for consolidation for an area in excess of 10 acres
or to any consolidation that results in a plat of more than 10 individual lots
following the consolidation. If the county receives a request to approve a plat
for consolidation pursuant to this Section, the county must notify
all municipalities located within 1 1/2 miles of the subject property within 10
days after receiving the request.
(Source: P.A. 92-361, eff. 1-1-02.)
65 ILCS 5/11-12-13
(65 ILCS 5/11-12-13)
Joint plan commissions.
Whenever the corporate
authorities of 2 or more municipalities having a population less than 500,000
determine that unincorporated land and territory lying adjacent to any one or
more of such municipalities, or land and territory comprising a portion of
such municipalities, or land and territory both lying adjacent to such
municipalities and being a part of such municipalities forms a contiguous
region and such land and territory (i) is or was formerly owned by the United
States of America or any department thereof, (ii) is located entirely within a
county having a population of not less than 500,000 nor more than 1,000,000
persons, (iii) has been annexed or is intended to be annexed to one or more of
such municipalities, and (iv) comprises not less than 500 nor more than 800
acres, the said corporate authorities are hereby empowered, by
intergovernmental agreement between or among the municipalities, to define the
boundaries of such region and to create a joint plan commission having one,
some, or all of the powers set forth in this Section.
(1) Membership of joint plan commissions. The joint plan commission shall
consist of such number of persons known as "members" as shall be set forth in
the intergovernmental agreement. The parties, acting by and through their
mayors or village presidents with the advice and consent of each of their
authorities, shall appoint the members who shall hold office as set forth in
such intergovernmental agreement. If authorized to do so by such
intergovernmental agreement, the joint plan commission may employ a staff to
assist in the administration and enforcement of zoning and building codes or
ordinances throughout the region.
(2) Powers and duties of joint plan commissions. The corporate authorities
by such intergovernmental agreement may provide for the joint plan commission
to have all or some of the functions, powers and duties contained in Divisions
12, 13, 14, and 15 of this Article 11 of this Code.
(a) The joint plan commission shall be a
recommendatory body only and all recommendations thereof shall be advisory to all of the corporate authorities of the municipalities which have entered into such intergovernmental agreement and affect only that incorporated land and territory of the region lying within the corporate limits of such municipalities.
(b) Such intergovernmental agreement may further
authorize such joint plan commission exclusive jurisdiction to apply and enforce the respective zoning and building codes and other applicable codes of each municipality concerning the land within the region lying within the respective corporate limits of such municipality and may provide for immediate removal of such region from the jurisdiction of such municipalities' plan commissions, zoning boards of appeal, and other bodies or officials authorized to exercise such powers and duties.
(c) Such intergovernmental agreement may authorize
such joint plan commission to establish rules and procedures consistent with this Section as may be necessary to carry out the terms of such intergovernmental agreement.
(3) Conflict resolution.
(a) In order to become effective in matters
within its jurisdiction, a recommendation of any such joint plan commission pursuant to this Section shall require the approval set forth in the intergovernmental agreement. The intergovernmental agreement creating a joint plan commission shall establish procedures for the consideration and approval or disapproval by such municipalities of the joint plan commission's recommendation, and for the resolution between or among the municipalities of disputes or differences arising from any recommendation of the joint plan commission. Once effective, any such recommendation regarding rezoning, variations, or special uses shall require the adoption of a suitable ordinance by the corporate authorities of only that municipality within whose corporate limits lies the land and territory which is the subject of such recommendation.
(b) Any party to such intergovernmental agreement
may by civil action, mandamus, injunction or other proceeding, enforce and compel performance of the agreement.
This amendatory Act of 1996 shall not be a limitation on home rule powers.
(Source: P.A. 89-666, eff. 8-14-96.)
65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 12.1
(65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 12.1 heading)
REVENUE BONDS FOR CONSERVATION
65 ILCS 5/11-12.1-1
(65 ILCS 5/11-12.1-1)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-12.1-1)
Any municipality which has a Conservation Board or
Department of Urban Renewal, pursuant to the "Urban Community Conservation
Act", as heretofore and hereafter amended, or the "Urban Renewal
Consolidation Act of 1961", enacted by the Seventy-Second General
Assembly, as the case may be, may borrow money and issue and sell bonds
in one or more series and in such amount, or amounts, as the corporate
authorities may determine for the purpose of creating, owning and managing
a pool of funds for the purchase of mortgage loans on properties within any
area affected by a Conservation Plan approved by the municipality pursuant
to the "Urban Community Conservation Act" or the "Urban Renewal
Consolidation Act of 1961", enacted by the Seventy-Second General Assembly,
as such acts are heretofore and hereafter amended, and to sell and refund
and refinance the same from time to time as often as shall be advantageous
and to the public interest to do so.
Any bonds issued under this Section as limited bonds as defined in Section 3
the Local Government Debt Reform Act shall comply with the requirements of the
Bond Issue Notification Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-655, eff. 1-1-97.)
65 ILCS 5/11-12.1-2
(65 ILCS 5/11-12.1-2)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-12.1-2)
All bonds issued under the authority of this Division
12.1 shall bear interest at not more than the maximum rate authorized by
the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the
contract, payable semi-annually, and may be sold by the corporate
authorities in such manner as they may deem best in the public interest;
provided, however, such bonds shall be sold at such price that the interest
cost of the proceeds therefrom will not exceed the maximum rate authorized
by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the
contract, based on the average maturity of such bonds and computed
according to standard tables of bond values. Such bonds shall be payable
solely and only from the revenues to be derived from loans of the proceeds
thereof, as hereinafter provided, to owners of property within any area
affected by a Conservation Plan approved by the municipality pursuant to
the "Urban Community Conservation Act", as amended, or the "Urban Renewal
Consolidation Act of 1961", as amended, and shall be secured by a pledge of
such loans and all security appertaining thereto.
Such bonds, when issued, shall have all of the qualities of negotiable
instruments under the Law Merchant and the Uniform Commercial Code. Such
bonds may bear such date, or dates, and may mature at such time, or times,
not exceeding 30 years from their date or dates, and may be in such form,
carry such registration privilege, may be payable at such place or places,
may be subject to such terms of redemption, prior to maturity, with or
without premium, as so stated on the face of the bond, and contain such
terms and covenants, all as may be provided by ordinance authorizing the
issuance of such bonds. Such bonds shall be executed by such officers as
the corporate authorities shall designate in the ordinance. Any bonds
bearing the signatures of officers in office at the date of signing thereof
shall be valid and binding for all purposes, notwithstanding that before
delivery thereof any or all such persons whose signatures appear thereon
shall cease to be such officers.
Each bond shall state upon its face that it is payable solely and only
from the revenues to be derived from purchased loans of the proceeds
thereof to the owners of property within any area affected by a
Conservation Plan approved by the municipality pursuant to the "Urban
Community Conservation Act", as amended, or the "Urban Renewal Consolidation
Act of 1961", as amended, and shall state upon its face that it
does not constitute an obligation of the city, village or incorporated town
within the meaning of any constitutional or statutory limitation or
The amendatory Acts of 1971, 1972 and 1973 are not a limit upon any
municipality which is a home rule unit.
With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this
Section either before, on, or after the effective date of this amendatory
Act of 1989, it is and always has been the intention of the General
Assembly (i) that the Omnibus Bond Acts are and always have been supplementary
grants of power to issue instruments in accordance with the Omnibus Bond
Acts, regardless of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to
have been more restrictive than those Acts, (ii) that the provisions of
this Section are not a limitation on the supplementary authority granted by
the Omnibus Bond Acts, and (iii) that instruments issued under this Section
within the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts are not
invalid because of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to
have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 86-4.)
65 ILCS 5/11-12.1-3
(65 ILCS 5/11-12.1-3)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-12.1-3)
All loans purchased hereunder shall be to owners of real
property in areas affected by a Conservation Plan approved by the
municipality pursuant to the above named Acts, shall be conditioned upon
full compliance by such owners with the terms and provisions of such
approved Conservation Plan and shall be secured by a first mortgage note or
notes and lien upon such real property, which mortgage shall be insured by
the Federal Housing Commissioner of the United States of America against
loss in accordance with the provisions of the National Housing Act of the
United States in force at the time of the making of such loan.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 3702.)