16-4-110  Commissioner of the department of planning and development – Duties and responsibilities.
   The commissioner of the department of planning and development shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
   (a)   To forward every proposal or application submitted to the Chicago plan commission under the provisions of this chapter to any public agency he shall deem appropriate;
   (b)   To receive from any public agency, a report of comments and recommendations;
   (c)   To make such investigation relative to each application or proposal as he deems necessary;
   (d)   To prepare and forward to the Chicago plan commission a written report which shall include his findings and recommendations on each application or proposal no less than five days prior to the scheduled hearing;
   (e)   To forward within five days to the Chicago plan commission certain applications for a permit, as specified in Section 16-4-150 of this chapter, in any planned development located within the Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection District;
   (f)   To forward within five days to the Chicago plan commission such applications for permit not exempted in Section 16-4-150 of this chapter and not in any planned development located within the Lake Michigan and Chicago Lakefront Protection District, and to return to the building commissioner such applications as are exempted by Section 16-4-150 of this chapter;
   (g)   To receive the decision of the Chicago plan commission prior to the issuance of any permit and to consider that decision binding;
   (h)   To approve all applications for permits as specified in Section 16-4-150 of this chapter when said permits conform to the decision of the Chicago plan commission.
(Prior code § 194B-6.2; Amend Coun. J. 12-11-91, p. 10936; Amend Coun. J. 12-11-91, p. 10978; Amend Coun. J. 3-5-03, p. 104990, § 45; Amend Coun. J. 11-13-07, p. 14999, Art. II, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-19-08, p. 47220, Art. VII, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-17-10, p. 106597, Art. IX, § 10; Amend Coun. J. 11-8-12, p. 38872, § 238; Amend Coun. J. 11-26-13, p. 67481, Art. I, § 25)