Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-1321    Version: 1 Name: Discussion on proposed text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (Chapter 151 of the Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances) relating to the regulation of certain nature-based topics.
Type: discussion Status: In Committee
File created: 9/14/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/28/2022
Title: Discussion on proposed text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (Chapter 151 of the Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances) relating to the regulation of certain nature-based topics.
Attachments: 1. Info_Paper_Wildlife and Ecotherapy_9_28_22.pdf, 2. Exhibit A Final Draft Ordinance 9_28_22.pdf
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Discussion on proposed text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (Chapter 151 of the Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances) relating to the regulation of certain nature-based topics.

 

Staff Summary

                     At the direction of the Lake County Board, the Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) conducted a public hearing on July 28, 2022 to consider a set of proposed text amendments focused on wildlife rehabilitation, ecotherapy, and animal exhibition uses.

                     Upon conclusion of the public hearing, the ZBA recommended by a vote of 5-0 that the proposed amendments be approved.

                     Staff will present the proposed amendments for Committee discussion prior to bringing the amendments back for Committee action.