TITLE 2
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
CHAPTER 1
PLAN COMMISSION
SECTION:
2-1-1: Commission Created; Members
2-1-2: Powers And Duties
2-1-1: COMMISSION CREATED; MEMBERS:
By virtue of the authority of the statutes of the state of Illinois, there is hereby created for the village a plan commission, which shall consist of five (5) members who shall be residents of the village and serve for a period of five (5) years, and who shall be appointed by the mayor, by and with the consent of the village council, to serve without compensation. One member shall be designated as chair, and a vice chair and secretary shall be elected by the commission. (Ord. O-11-02, 3-25-2002)
2-1-2: POWERS AND DUTIES:
The general duties of the plan commission shall be as follows:
   A.   To prepare and recommend to the village council a comprehensive plan of public improvements, looking to the present and future development and growth of the village. Such plan shall include reasonable requirements in reference to streets, alleys and public grounds within the corporate limits, and in contiguous territory outside of, but not more than, one and one-half (11/2) miles from such limits and not included within any municipality 1 ; such requirements to be effective whenever such lands shall be subdivided. This plan, after its adoption by the village council, will be known as the official plan of Forest Park.
   B.   To prepare and recommend to the council such changes in the official plan as may be deemed necessary.
   C.   To prepare and recommend to the village council plans for specific improvements in pursuance of such plans.
   D.   To give aid to the officials of the village, charged with the direction of projects for improvements embraced within the official plan; to further the making of these projects and generally to promote the realization of the official plan.
   E.   To exercise such other powers as may be conferred by the corporate authorities. (Village Code § 1-78)

 

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1. 65 ILCS 5/11-12-4.