(65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-6)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-31.1-6)
Continuances - Representation at code hearings.
No continuances shall be authorized by the hearing officer in
proceedings under this Division except in cases where a continuance is
absolutely necessary to protect the rights of the owner. Lack of
preparation shall not be grounds for a continuance. Any continuance
authorized by a hearing officer under this Division shall not exceed 25
days. The case for the municipality may be presented by the building
inspector, by any other municipal employee or by an attorney designated by
the municipality. However, in no event shall the case for the municipality
be presented by an employee of the Code Hearing Department. The case for
the dwelling owner may be presented by the owner, his attorney, or any
other agent or representative.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 1905.)