(35 ILCS 200/16-170)
A hearing shall be granted if any party to the appeal
so requests, and, upon motion of any party to the appeal or by direction of
the Property Tax Appeal Board, any appeal may be set down for a hearing,
with proper notice to the interested parties. Notice to all interested
taxing bodies shall be deemed to have been given when served upon the
State's Attorney of the county from which the appeal has been taken.
Hearings may be held before less than a majority of the members of the
Board, and the chairman may assign members or hearing officers to hold
hearings. Such hearings shall be open to the public and shall be conducted in
accordance with the rules of practice and procedure promulgated by
the Board. The Board, any member or hearing officer may require the
production of any books, records, papers or documents that may be material
or relevant as evidence in any matter pending before it and necessary for
the making of a just decision.
(Source: P.A. 76-689; 88-455.)