Skip to code content (skip section selection)
(A) Village Review Of Permit Applications: Completed permit applications, containing all required documentation, shall be examined by the Village Clerk and sent to the Mayor and Board of Trustees for consultation with the engineer hired by the Village as necessary within a reasonable time after filing. If the application does not conform to the requirements of all applicable ordinances, codes, laws, rules, and regulations, the Village Clerk shall, on advice and direction from the Mayor and the Board, reject such application in writing, stating the reasons therefor. If the Village Clerk in consultation with the Mayor and Board of Trustees is satisfied that the proposed work conforms to the requirements of this chapter and all applicable ordinances, codes, laws, rules, and regulations, the Village Clerk shall issue a permit therefor as soon as practicable.
(B) Additional Village Review Of Applications Of Telecommunications Retailers:
1. Pursuant to section 4 of the Telephone Company Act, 220 Illinois Compiled Statutes 65/4, a telecommunications retailer shall notify the Village that it intends to commence work governed by this chapter for facilities for the provision of telecommunications services. Such notice shall consist of plans, specifications, and other documentation sufficient to demonstrate the purpose and intent of the facilities, and shall be provided by the telecommunications retailer to the Village not less than ten (10) days prior to the commencement of work requiring no excavation and not less than thirty (30) days prior to the commencement of work requiring excavation. The Village Clerk, in consultation with the Mayor and Board of Trustees and the engineer hired by the Village, if necessary, shall specify the portion of the right-of-way upon which the facility may be placed, used and constructed.
2. In the event that the Village Clerk fails to provide such specification of location to the telecommunications retailer within either ten (10) days after service of notice to the Village by the telecommunications retailer in the case of work not involving excavation for new construction or twenty five (25) days after service of notice by the telecommunications retailer in the case of work involving excavation for new construction, the telecommunications retailer may commence work without obtaining a permit under this chapter.
3. Upon the provision of such specification by the Village, where a permit is required for work pursuant to section 8-11-4 of this chapter the telecommunications retailer shall submit to the Village an application for a permit and any and all plans, specifications and documentation available regarding the facility to be constructed. Such application shall be subject to the requirements of subsection (A) of this section. (Ord. 814, 4-11-2018)