§ 90.027  INTERPRETATION AND SEPARABILITY; LAW GOVERNING.
   (A)   Interpretation. The County Engineer shall render any interpretations of this chapter, which are necessary to promote efficient administration and review of permit requests. This chapter shall be interpreted strictly and in accordance with the standards set forth herein. Whenever any provision of this chapter overlaps, contradicts, or covers the same subject matter as any other provision of this Ordinance or any other county ordinance regulation, or rule, the more restrictive or higher standard shall control.
   (B)   Separability. Each chapter, section, subdivision, paragraph, subparagraph, sentence, clause, phrase, word, provision, rule and regulation, or restriction established by this chapter or any amendments thereto is hereby declared to be separable and independent, in accordance with the following.
      (1)   If any court of competent jurisdiction shall adjudge any provision of this chapter to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect any provision of this chapter not specifically included in the judgment.
      (2)   If any court of competent jurisdiction shall adjudge invalid the application of any provision of this chapter, such judgment shall not affect the application of the provisions not specifically included in the judgment.
   (C)   Law governing. In any controversy or dispute under this chapter or in any claims arising hereunder or related hereto, whether in contract or tort, they shall be governed by the laws of Illinois. Any suit regarding requirements, rules, regulations and specifications of this chapter must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Lake County, Illinois.
(Ord. 19-1061, passed 7-9-2019)