§ 151.030  MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM (MDT).
   (A)   Composition and general responsibility.  The Multi-Disciplinary Team shall be comprised of members of the Planning, Building and Development Department, the Lake County Division of Transportation, the Lake County Health Department, and the Lake County Public Works Department. The Multi-Disciplinary Team shall have all of the powers and duties specifically assigned in this chapter, including all of the following general duties and responsibilities:
      (1)   Process plats of subdivision as set forth in § 151.186;
      (2)   Oversee all activities related to the completion of subdivision improvements as set forth in §§ 151.185 through 151.204;
      (3)   Consider all requests for modifications from the standards of this chapter as set forth in § 151.192; and
      (4)   Act on any other matter for which this chapter requires action by the Multi-Disciplinary Team.
   (B)   Specific responsibilities.  The responsibilities of the Multi-Disciplinary Team or successor agencies are as follows.
      (1)   Planning, Building and Development Department.
         (a)   The Planning, Building and Development Department shall have the duties and responsibilities of ensuring that all development proposals comply with the standards of this chapter, including the natural resource protection standards of § 151.071. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the Planning, Building and Development Department shall promote solutions that will achieve the most desirable site design.
         (b)   The Planning, Building and Development Department shall be responsible for obtaining and disseminating all required documents to the Multi-Disciplinary Team and to all reviewing agencies, and for soliciting all necessary comments and recommendations.
         (c)   The Planning, Building and Development Department’s review shall determine that all development proposals conform with established land use policies and that the best design concepts and principles are employed in the site design. The Planning, Building and Development Department shall have the responsibility for determining the suitability of the overall design concept.
         (d)   The Planning, Building and Development Department’s zoning review shall include but shall not be limited to lot area and width requirements, site capacity and open space requirements and site development regulations contained in this chapter.
         (e)   The Planning, Building and Development Department staff shall conduct periodic inspections of the site improvements relating to their area of responsibility.
      (2)   Division of Transportation.
         (a)   The Lake County Division of Transportation shall have the duties and responsibilities of reviewing all development proposals, and making determinations and recommendations concerning design standards and engineering specifications for street and related drainage construction as herein set forth. In accordance with 55 ILCS 5/5-1041 and 605 ILCS 5/6-325, the County Engineer shall have the right to establish reasonable requirements with respect to street drainage and surfacing which shall be deemed to be the minimum requirements in the interest of the health, safety, and convenience of the public of the county. The Division’s review shall include but is not limited to proper control of access to local, collector, and arterial streets and the provision of proper access between sites. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the Lake County Division of Transportation shall promote consistent driver expectations, resulting in maximum operational efficiencies and safety, and shall protect the public investment in publicly maintained roadways.
         (b)   Lake County Division of Transportation staff shall conduct periodic inspections of those site improvements relating to their area of responsibility.
      (3)   Lake County Health Department. The Lake County Health Department shall have the duties and responsibilities of reviewing all developmental proposals, and for making determinations and recommendations as to the proper type of well and individual sewage disposal system to be required in each development. In addition, the Lake County Health Department shall make determinations and recommendations in matters concerning public health and environmental protection, as may be required during the development approval process. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the Lake County Health Department shall promote solutions that will achieve the most suitable site design.
      (4)   Lake County Public Works Department.
         (a)   The Lake County Public Works Department shall have the duties and responsibilities of reviewing all development proposals concerning sanitary sewer and/or water systems. The Lake County Public Works Department shall make determinations and recommendations concerning design standards and engineering specifications including sizing, location, and points of connection. The Lake County Public Works Department shall advise on the ownership, operation, and possible incorporation of proposed sanitary sewer and/or water systems into the county system. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the Lake County Public Works Department shall promote solutions that will achieve the most suitable site design.
         (b)   The Lake County Public Works Department staff shall conduct periodic inspections of site improvements relating to their area of responsibility.
(Ord., § 2.6, passed 10-13-2009; Ord. passed 8-14-2012)