Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1061    Version: 1 Name: Highway Access and Use Ordinance Adoption
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/9/2019
Title: Ordinance approving the replacement, in its entirety, of the Lake County Highway Access Regulation Ordinance, Chapter 90, and the Lake County Temporary Highway Closure and Utility and Facility Placement Ordinance, Chapter 91, with the Lake County Highway Access and Use Ordinance along with a companion Technical Reference Manual.
Attachments: 1. 19-1061 Highway Access and Use Ordinance Draft, 2. 19-1061 Highway Access and Use Ordinance Permits Technical Reference Manual Draft
Title
Ordinance approving the replacement, in its entirety, of the Lake County Highway Access Regulation Ordinance, Chapter 90, and the Lake County Temporary Highway Closure and Utility and Facility Placement Ordinance, Chapter 91, with the Lake County Highway Access and Use Ordinance along with a companion Technical Reference Manual.

Staff Summary
* The Lake County Highway Access Regulation Ordinance and the Lake County Temporary Highway Closure and Utility and Facility Placement Ordinance will be replaced with the Lake County Highway Access and Use Ordinance.
* A Technical Reference Manual will be a companion to the new Ordinance with standards, procedures, and examples to aid in the completion of the various permit processes.
* The Technical Reference Manual will be updated on a more frequent basis as standards and procedures change.
* Once approved, Chapters 90 and 91 in the Lake County Illinois Code of Ordinances will be combined to become Chapter 90.

Body
ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, Chapter 90 of the Lake County Illinois Code of Ordinances, along with a County Board Resolution dated April 12, 1988, adopted an Ordinance dealing with Highway Access Regulation; and

WHEREAS, Chapter 91 of the Lake County Illinois Code of Ordinances, along with a County Board Resolution dated November 20, 1990, adopted an Ordinance dealing with the placement of utility and facility placement within a County highway right-of-way and

WHEREAS, this County Board may from time-to-time amend the rules, regulations, and specifications imposed by the said Ordinances in order to promote the public health, safety, comfort, and general welfare; and

WHEREAS, the Illinois Highway Code (605 ILCS 5/5-413) of the Illinois Compiled Statutes provides for access to roads and driveways for public and private use to be allowed onto a County highway only upon the issuance of a permit by the County Engineer; and

WHEREAS, the Illinois Highway Code (605 ILCS 5/5-414) of ...

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