(50 ILCS 805/3) (from Ch. 85, par. 5803)
Sec. 3. Definitions. As used in this Act, the following words and phrases have the following meanings:
A. "Department" means the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
B. "Local Land Resource Management Plan" means a map of existing and generalized proposed land use and a policy statement in the form of words, numbers, illustrations, or other symbols of communication adopted by the municipal and county governing bodies. The Local Land Resource Management Plan may interrelate functional, visual and natural systems and activities relating to the use of land. It shall include but not be limited to sewer and water systems, energy distribution systems, recreational facilities, public safety facilities and their relationship to natural resources, air, water and land quality management or conservation programs within its jurisdiction. Such a plan shall be deemed to be "joint or compatible" when so declared by joint resolution of the affected municipality and county, or when separate plans have been referred to the affected municipality or county for review and suggestions, and such suggestions have been duly considered by the adopting jurisdiction and a reasonable basis for provisions of a plan that are contrary to the suggestions is stated in a resolution of the adopting jurisdiction.
C. "Land" means the earth, water and air, above, below or on the surface, and including any improvements or structures customarily regarded as land.
D. "Municipality" means any city, village or incorporated town.
E. "Unit of local government" means any county, municipality, township or special district which exercises limited governmental functions or provides services in respect to limited governmental subjects.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015