16-12-040  Application for certification.
   (a)   The department shall be required to submit to the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs a written application for certification as an enterprise zone, following the requirements in the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act, for each proposed enterprise zone adopted by the city council. The department shall make all efforts to deliver any such application to the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs no later than December 31st of the calendar year in which the proposed enterprise zone was designated such by the city council.
   (b)   The department may also submit to the proper federal authorities a written application for certification as an enterprise zone, following the requirements set forth by such authorities and pursuant to any federal enterprise zone legislation, for any proposed enterprise zone designated by the city council.
(Prior code §  201-4)