§ 32.16  POWERS AND DUTIES.
   (A)   The Commission shall exercise all powers and duties assigned by state law to a zoning board of appeals pursuant to 65 ILCS 5/11-13-1 et seq.
   (B)   The Commission shall exercise all powers and duties assigned by Chapter 154 of this Code of Ordinances to the Commission, including without limitation the authority for administration and enforcement provided therein.
   (C)   The Commission may prepare from time to time and recommend for consideration and adoption by the Board of Trustees a statement of goals and objectives to help guide growth and development in the village and its environs.
   (D)   The Commission may prepare from time to time and recommend for consideration and adoption by the Board of Trustees a Comprehensive Plan and Map for the present and future development of and redevelopment of the municipality.  Such plan may be adopted in whole or in separate geographical or functional parts, each of which, when adopted by the Board of Trustees shall be the Official Comprehensive Plan or part thereof.
   (E)   The Commission may review and make recommendations for neighborhood or area renewals, conservation, redevelopment, urban aesthetics and civic design.
   (F)   The Commission may call upon any official of the municipality for aid and advice upon any matter properly within the scope of interest of the Commission and to provide aid to the officials of the municipality and other governmental agencies charged with the direction of projects for improvements included in the Official Map, to further the making of such improvements and to generally promote the realization of the Official Comprehensive Plan.  If the Commission deems it advisable to secure technical assistance or service, it may do so upon authority from and with appropriations made by the Board of Trustees.
   (G)   The Commission may consult with municipal and county regional planning commissions, state planning agencies and the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission so that coordinated planning for the village, county and metropolitan area will be encouraged.
   (H)   The Commission may exercise such other powers germane to the powers granted by state statutes and this subchapter as may from time to time be conferred on the Commission by the Board of Trustees.
(Ord. 09-07, passed 9-8-2009)