Bill Status of HB1626 97th General Assembly
Short Description: CNTY CD-ZONING-SPECIAL USES
Rep. Joe Sosnowski
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a special use may be passed at a county board meeting by a simple majority of the elected county board members, except that a written protest against any proposed special use that is either signed by the owners of at least 20% of the land to be rezoned, or signed by the owners of land immediately touching, or immediately across a street, alley, or public right-of-way from at least 20% of the perimeter of the land to be rezoned, or in cases where the land affected lies within 1.5 miles of the limits of a zoned municipality. Further provides that in those cases, a vote of three-fourths of all the members of the county board is required, but in counties where the county board consists of 3 members, only a two-thirds vote is required. Sets forth requirements concerning the written protest. Effective immediately.