Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-1060    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance amending Chapter 151: Unified Development Ordinance of Lake County, Code of Ordinances incorporating amendments to the Watershed Development Ordinance.
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/9/2022
Title: Ordinance amending Chapter 151: Unified Development Ordinance of Lake County, Code of Ordinances incorporating amendments to the Watershed Development Ordinance.
Attachments: 1. WDO-UDO Amendments Exhibit A, 2. Exhibit B (UDO Amendments in ALP Format), 3. ZBA 000775-2022 Resolution 7_22, 4. PWPT Amendment-IGA Memo 07.27.22
Title
Ordinance amending Chapter 151: Unified Development Ordinance of Lake County, Code of Ordinances incorporating amendments to the Watershed Development Ordinance.

Staff Summary
* At the direction of the Lake County Board, the Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) conducted a public hearing on June 9, 2022, to consider proposed text amendments incorporating Watershed Development Ordinance (WDO) amendments. The ZBA unanimously recommended approval of the proposed amendments as reflected in Exhibit A.
* Upon subsequent review, the PWPT Committee recommended approval of the proposed amendments as reflected in Exhibit A.
* The amendments consist of rainfall and stormwater detention related and other miscellaneous changes to the UDO site development regulations.
* Of special significance is the introduction of the fee-in-lieu program to provide for an alternative to onsite stormwater detention, when eligible. In order to effectuate this program, the department will rely on the SMC to administer the program on the County's behalf pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement which will be acted on in tandem with the amendments.
* The recommended amendments have been formatted into a document ready for codification as reflected in Exhibit B.
* The Ordinance will become effective upon County Board adoption of Exhibit B.

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ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, the Lake County Board adopted the Unified Development Ordinance of Lake County on April 11, 2000; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County Board incorporated the Lake County Unified Development Ordinance into the Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances as Chapter 151 of the Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances on February 10, 2015; and

WHEREAS, the regulations specified in Chapter 151 of the Lake County Code are being implemented and require a periodic review, and revisions may be necessary to these regulations; and

WHEREAS, the Planning, Building and Development Department has determined the need to update the Unified D...

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