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A. Compliance With State Law: This title, wherever possible, shall be construed consistent with 765 Illinois Compiled Statutes 205/0.01 et seq. (also known as the "plat act"). In case of conflict, the plat act shall take precedence. (Ord., 12-27-2007; amd. 2009 Code)
B. Minimum Requirements:
1. In their interpretation and application, the provisions of this title shall be held to be the minimum requirements for the promotion of the public health, safety, and general welfare, and to further the orderly layout and use of land.
2. The provisions of this title and rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this title, shall be held to be the minimum requirements which a developer shall meet.
C. More Restrictive Provisions Apply: Where the conditions imposed by any provisions of this title upon the subdivision of land are either more restrictive or less restrictive than comparable conditions imposed by any other provisions of this title or of any other applicable law, ordinance, resolution, rule or regulation of any kind, the regulations which are more restrictive and impose higher standards or requirements shall govern.
D. Other Easements, Covenants, Agreements Or Permits: This title is not intended to repeal or impair any easement, covenant, or any other private agreement, or permits previously adopted or issued pursuant to the ordinances or resolutions of the village and the state statutes; provided, that where the regulations of this title are more restrictive or impose higher standards or regulations than such easements, covenants, or other private agreements, the requirements of this title shall govern.
E. Unlawful Subdivisions: A subdivision of land which was not lawfully existing at the effective date hereof shall not be made lawful solely by reason of the adoption of this title, and to the extent that said subdivision of land is in conflict in any manner with the requirements of this title, said subdivision of land remains unlawful hereunder.
F. Severability: It is hereby declared to be the intention of the village board of trustees that the several provisions of this title be severable in that, if any court of competent jurisdiction shall adjudge any provision of this title to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect any other provision of this title not specifically included in said judgment. (Ord., 12-27-2007)