ORDINANCE NO. 21-1014
   AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE VILLAGE OF
   INVERNESS VILLAGE CODE
 
(Re:  Amending Chapter 6 of
Title 4, “Tennis Courts” including renaming it “Racket Type and Paddle Ball Courts”)
 
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   ADOPTED BY THE
 
   CORPORATE AUTHORITIES
 
   OF THE
 
   VILLAGE OF INVERNESS, ILLINOIS
 
   THIS ______ DAY OF _____________, 2021.
 
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Published in pamphlet form by authority of the Corporate Authorities of the Village of Inverness, Cook County, Illinois, this ______ day of ____________, 2021.
 
                                                                 
 
                        Ordinance No. 21-1014
 
 
   AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE VILLAGE OF
   INVERNESS VILLAGE CODE
 
(Re:  Amending Chapter 6 of
Title 4, “TENNIS COURTS” including renaming it “RACKET TYPE AND PADDLE BALL COURTS”
 
WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities of the Village find that it is in the best interests of the Village and its residents to amend and rename Chapter 6 of Title 4 of the Village of Inverness Village Code from “TENNIS COURTS” to  “RACKET TYPE AND PADDLE BALL COURTS” and provide for  lighting in limited areas; now, therefore,
BE IT ORDAINED by the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Inverness, Cook County, Illinois, in exercise of its authority as a Home Rule unit, as follows:
   SECTION 1:  The President and Board of Trustees hereby find that the recitals hereinabove set forth are true and correct and are incorporated into the text of this Ordinance as its findings to the same extent as if each such recital had been set forth herein in its entirety.
   SECTION 2:  That the Chapter 6, TENNIS COURTS, found Title 4 of the Village of Inverness Village Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
CHAPTER 6
RACKET TYPE AND PADDLE BALL COURTS
 
4-6-1: COMPLIANCE REQUIRED:
 
It shall be unlawful to construct, maintain, install or enlarge any racket type or paddle ball court in the village except in compliance with the provisions of this chapter.
 
4-6-2: LOCATION:
 
No portion of a racket type or paddle ball court shall be located within the setback lines as established by the zoning ordinance of the village. No part of a racket type or paddle ball court shall be located between the front line of any residence located on the same lot as the court and any street abutting said lot. For the purpose of this chapter, the front line of any residence shall be a line drawn parallel to any road abutting the lot and intersecting the point of the residence located closest to the road.
 
4-6-3: ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
  A.  Any fence which encloses a racket type or paddle ball court shall be entirely of metal and colored dark green or black.
 
  B.  In residential districts, a racket type or paddle ball court, along with any surrounding fence shall not exceed 120 feet by 60 feet in size. A racket type or paddle ball court shall be constructed only as an accessory use to a residence and the residence must be erected prior to the construction of a racket type or paddle ball court.
 
  C.   A racket type or paddle ball court may not be constructed over any part of a septic system.
 
  D.   A racket type or paddle ball court may not be lit, expect in accordance with all of the following:
 
   1.    Lighted racket type or paddle ball court may only be located in a C zoned Districts (Golf Course and Club District); and
 
   2.   Lights shall be limited to no more than the aggregate of four paddle ball or tennis court; and
 
   3.   Lighted racket or paddle ball courts shall be located in excess 400 feet from the nearest residential zoning district and 500 feet from the nearest residence in such district; and
 
   4.   Lighting operation shall be prohibited between 11:00 P.M. and 9:00 A.M., on any day of the week.
 
4-6-4: PERMIT REQUIRED:
 
Prior to the construction, installation, enlargement or alteration of any racket type or paddle ball court or the fence surrounding same, a permit shall be obtained from the village. Drawings and plans shall be presented to the building officer for examination and approval, and each such court shall be constructed, maintained, and operated in conformity with the approved plans.
 
SECTION 3:  If any section, subsection, subdivision, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance or any part thereof is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid or ineffective by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity or effectiveness of the remaining portions of this Ordinance, or any part thereof.  The Board of Trustees hereby declares that it would have passed each section, subsection, subdivision, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase thereof irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, subdivision, paragraphs, sentences, clauses or phrases be declared unconstitutional, invalid or ineffective.
SECTION 4:  This Ordinance shall, by authority of the Village Board of the Village of Inverness, be published in pamphlet form. From and after ten days after said publication, this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect.    
Presented, read and passed by the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Inverness, Cook County, Illinois, on a roll call vote at a duly called regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on the ________ day of                                   , 2021, and deposited and filed in the Office of the Clerk of said Village on said date.
ROLL CALL VOTE:
YEAS:
NAYS:
ABSENT:
ABSTAIN:
APPROVED by the President of the Village of Inverness,
   Illinois, this ____ day of ____________, 2021.
 
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John A. Tatooles, Village President
Village of Inverness
ATTEST:
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Village Clerk,
Village of Inverness
 
Recorded in the Record of Ordinances
of the Village as Ordinance No. 21-1014
 
____________________________
Village Clerk,
Village of Inverness