(65 ILCS 5/1-2.2-10)
Code hearing department.
The corporate authorities of any
municipality may adopt this Division and establish a code hearing department
within an existing code enforcement agency or as a separate and independent
agency in the municipal government. The function of the hearing department is
to expedite the prosecution and correction of code violations in the manner set
forth in this Division.
The code hearing department may adjudicate any violation of a municipal
ordinance except for (i) building code violations that must be adjudicated
pursuant to Division 31.1 of Article 11 of this Act and (ii) any offense under
the Illinois Vehicle Code or similar offense that is a traffic regulation
governing the movement of vehicles and except for any reportable offense under
Section 6-204 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
(Source: P.A. 90-777, eff. 1-1-99.)