§ 154.068  PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.
   (A)   Establishment.  If a property owners association is assigned responsibility for the maintenance and control of streets, drainage easements/facilities, open space, recreational facilities or other common areas and facilities within a subdivision, that association must have legal authority to maintain and exercise control over the common areas and facilities, including the power to compel contributions from residents or property owners to cover their proportionate share of the costs associated with the maintenance of the common areas and facilities.
   (B)   Documentation.
      (1)   Documents providing for the establishment of a property owners association must be submitted to the Chief Subdivision Engineer before approval and recordation of a final plat. The documents establishing the association must be in a form as provided in the Will County Developers’ Handbook.
      (2)   The county’s review is limited to ensuring that the property owners association has clear legal authority to maintain and exercise control over the common areas and facilities, including the power to compel contributions from residents and property owners to cover their proportionate share of the costs associated with the maintenance of the common areas and facilities.
(Ord. passed 7-8-1970; Res. 09-167, passed 6-18-2009)