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VILLAGE OF PESOTUM
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, ILLINOIS
VILLAGE CODE

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

1.01 Title
1.02 Territorial Application
1.03 Publication of Code and Effective Date
1.04 Construction of Code and Effective Date
1.04.01 Chapter, Section, and Subsection Headings
1.04.02 Construction of Words
1.04.03 Conflicting Provisions
1.04.04 Definitions
1.04.05 Errors and Omissions
1.04.06 Application to Future Ordinances
1.05 Repeal of Prior Ordinances
1.05.01 Railroads and Public Utilities
1.05.02 Repeal Shall not Revive any Ordinances
1.06 Savings Clause

CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION

2.01 Board of Trustees
2.01.01 Eligibility
2.01.02 Terms of Office
2.01.03 Powers
2.01.04 Oath
2.01.05 Vacancies
2.02 Meetings of the Board of Trustees
2.02.01 Holidays and Election Days
2.02.02 Completion of Adjourned Meetings
2.02.03 Special Meetings
2.02.04 Quorum
2.02.05 Meetings Open to the Public
2.02.06 Minutes
2.02.07 Adoption by Reference of Robert's Rules of Order
2.03 Village Clerk
2.03.01 Eligibility
2.03.02 Oath
2.03.03 Duties
2.03.04 Inspection of Records
2.03.05 Bond
2.03.06 Vacancy
2.04 Village Treasurer
2.04.01 Oath
2.04.02 Duties
2.04.03 Inspection of Records
2.04.04 Bond
2.04.05 Vacancy
2.05 Elections
2.06 Emergency Services and Disaster Agency (ESDA)
2.06.01 Establishment
2.06.02 Coordinator
2.06.03 Functions
2.06.04 Service as Mobile Support Team
2.06.05 Agreement With Other Political Subdivisions
2.06.06 Emergency Action
2.06.07 Compensation
2.06.08 Reimbursement by State
2.06.09 Purchases and Expenditures
2.06.10 Oath
2.06.11 Office
2.06.12 Appropriation-Levy of Taxes
2.07 Corporate Seal
2.08 Compensation of Officers
2.08.01
2.08.02
2.08.03
2.08.04
2.09 Reimbursement of Expenses
2.10 State Gift Ban Act; Adoption of Act
2.10.01 Ethics Officer
2.10.02 State Legislative Ethics Commission; Complaints
2.10.03 Future Amendments to State Gift Ban Act
2.10.04 Future Declaration of Unconstitutionality of State Gift Ban Act

CHAPTER 3. TRAFFIC ORDINANCES

3.01 Definitions of Words and Phrases
3.01.01 Alley
3.01.02 Arterial Street
3.01.03 Authorized Emergency Vehicle
3.01.04 Bicycle
3.01.05 Business District
3.01.06 Camper
3.01.07 Controlled Access Highway
3.01.08 Crosswalk
3.01.09 Driver
3.01.10 Emergency Vehicle
3.01.11 Farm Tractor
3.01.12 Flammable Liquid
3.01.13 Highway
3.01.14 House Trailer
3.01.15 Implement of Husbandry
3.01.16 Improved Highway
3.01.17 Intersection
3.01.18 Lane-Control Signal
3.01.19 Laned Roadway
3.01.20 Loading Zone
3.01.21 Merging Traffic
3.01.22 Metal Tire
3.01.23 Motor Vehicle
3.01.24 Motorcycle
3.01.25 Motor Driven Cycle
3.01.26 Motorized Pedacycle
3.01.27 Official Traffic Control Devices
3.01.28 Park or Parking
3.01.29 Passenger Car
3.01.30 Pedestrian
3.01.30a Pneumatic Tire
3.01.31 Private Road or Driveway
3.01.31a Private Living Coach
3.01.32 Railroad
3.01.33 Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing
3.01.34 Railroad Signs or Signal
3.01.35 Railroad Train
3.01.35a Recreational Vehicle
3.01.36 Residence District
3.01.37 Right-Of-Way
3.01.38 Road Tractor
3.01.39 Roadway
3.01.40 Safety Zone
3.01.41 School Bus
3.01.42 Semitrailer
3.01.43 Sidewalk
3.01.44 Solid Tire
3.01.45 Stand or Standing
3.01.46 Stop
3.01.47 Stop or Stopping
3.01.48 Street
3.01.49 Suburban District
3.01.50 Through Highway
3.01.51 Traffic
3.01.52 Traffic Control Signal
3.01.53 Trailer
3.01.54 Truck
3.01.55 Urban District
3.02 Power to Regulate
3.03 Parking
3.03.01 Time Limits
3.03.02 Parking on Private Property
3.03.03 No Parking Areas
3.04 Traffic Control Signals
3.04.01 Defacement of Signals Prohibited
3.04.02 Unauthorized Signals Prohibited
3.04.03 Obstruction of Signals Prohibited
3.04.04 Removal
3.05 Removal of Inoperable Vehicles
3.05.01 Definitions
3.05.02 Abandonment of Vehicles
3.05.03 Leaving of Wrecked, Non-Operating Vehicles on the Street
3.05.04 Inoperable Vehicles Declared to be a Nuisance
3.05.05
3.05.06 Impounding
3.05.07 Penalties
3.06 One-Way Highways
3.06.01 Driving in the Wrong Direction
3.07 Speed Limit
3.07.01 Speed Limit Signals
3.08 Bicycles
3.09 "U" Turns
3.10 Traffic Control Plan
3.10.01 Stop Intersections
3.10.02 Yield Right-Of-Way Intersections
3.10.03 Other Controlled Areas — Cautionary Signs With Appropriate Descriptions
3.10.04 No Parking Signs

CHAPTER 4. REGULATION, CONTROL AND INOCULATION OF DOGS AND OTHER ANIMALS

4.01 Definitions
4.01.01 Dog
4.01.02 Owner
4.01.03 Keeper
4.01.04 At Large
4.01.05 Control
4.02 Cruelty to Animals
4.03 Dangerous Animals
4.04 Noises
4.05 Diseased Animals
4.06 Housing
4.07 Dogs to be Inoculated and to Have Name Tags Affixed to Collars
4.07.01
4.07.02
4.08 Control of Dogs and Other Animals
4.09 Inoculation to be Performed by Licensed Veterinarian: Issuance of Certificate
4.10 Exhibition of Certificate Upon Request
4.11 Dog Control Warden
4.12 Duties of Dog Control Warden
4.13 Notice of Impounding
4.14 Poundmaster
4.15 Redemption of Impounded Dogs
4.16 Destruction of Unredeemed Dogs
4.17 Dog Bites
4.18 Nuisances
4.19 Severance Clause
4.20 Penalty
4.21 Citation for Dog Running at Large
4.21.01 First Violation
4.21.02 Second Violation
4.21.03 Third Violation
4.21.04 Fourth Violation
4.21.05 Fifth Violation
4.21.06 Sixth and Subsequent Violation

CHAPTER 5. NUISANCES

5.01 Nuisances
5.02 Definition
5.02.01
5.02.02
5.02.03
5.02.04
5.02A
5.02B
5.03 Public Nuisances
5.03.01
5.03.02
5.03.03
5.03.04
5.03.05
5.03.06
5.03.07
5.03.08
5.03.09 Repealed
5.03.10
5.03.11
5.03.12
5.03.13
5.03.14
5.03.15
5.03.16
5.03.17
5.03.18
5.03.19
5.03.20
5.03.21
5.04 General Prohibition
5.05 Abatement of Nuisances
5.05.01
5.05.02
5.05.03
5.05.04
5.05.05
5.05.06

CHAPTER 6. LIQUOR CONTROL

6.01 Alcoholic Beverages
6.01.01
6.01.02 License Required
6.01.03 Number of Licenses
6.01.04 Term of Licenses
6.01.05 Classification of Licenses
6.01.06 Prorating Fees
6.01.07 Billing and Disposition of Fees
6.01.08 License Bond Requirement
6.01.09 List of Licenses
6.01.10 Transfer of Licenses
6.01.11 Renewal of Licenses
6.01.12 Location Regulations
6.01.13 Operating Regulations
6.01.14 Liability of Owner of Premises
6.01.15 Liability of Licensee for Acts of Employees
6.01.16 Adoption of State Law by Reference
6.01.17 Suspension or Revocation of License
6.01.18 Unlawful Liquor Establishments
6.01.19 Consumption on Unlicensed Premises
6.01.20 Drinking on Public Property
6.01.21 Transporting Alcoholic Liquor in Motor Vehicle
6.01.22 Peddling

CHAPTER 7. DESIGNATION OF STREET ADDRESS NUMBERS

7.01
7.02
7.03
7.01.01 "Streets" Running East and West
7.01.02 "Streets" Running North and South

CHAPTER 8. DEPOSIT FROM TRENCHING OR DIGGING

8.01 Permit for Trenching and Digging on Public Streets and Sidewalks
8.02 Money Deposit Prior to Issuance of Permit
8.03 Penalty for Violating this Ordinance
8.04 Specifications and Methods

CHAPTER 9. DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS AND AIR RIFLES

9.01 Definitions of Firearms and Air Rifles
9.01.01
9.01.02
9.02
9.03
9.04
9.05

CHAPTER 10. GENERAL PENALTY

10.01 Designation
10.02 Penalty
10.03 Liability of Officers
10.04 Relation to Other Penalties

CHAPTER 11. ABATEMENT OF WEEDS

11.01 Definition
11.02 Weeds Declared a Nuisance
11.03 Notice to Remove
11.04 Removal by Village
11.05
11.06 Cost As A lien Against The Property

CHAPTER 12. OPEN BURNING

12.01 Agricultural Waste
12.02 Domicile Waste
12.03 Garbage
12.04 Landscape Waste
12.05 Open Burning
12.06 Refuse
12.07 Trade Waste
12.08 Prohibitions and Restrictions
12.09 Enforcement-Complaints for Violation Penalties
12.10
12.10.01 First Violation
12.10.02 Second Violation
12.10.03 Third Violation
12.10.04 Fourth Violation
12.10.05 Fifth Violation
12.10.06 Sixth Violation
12.10.07 Seventh & Subsequent Violations

CHAPTER 13. TREE ORDINANCE

13.01 Title
13.02 Purpose and Intent
13.03 Pesotum Beautification Organization; Establishment, Composition, Appointment of
Members, Duties

CHAPTERS 14 - 29 (Reserved)

CHAPTER 30. BUILDING CODE

30.01 Adoption of Regulations and Public Records by Reference
30.02 Copies to be Provided
30.03 Enforcement of the Building Code and Title of ordinance
30.04 Additions, Insertions, Deletions, and Changes
30.04.01
30.04.02
30.04.03
30.05 Driveways
30.05.01
30.05.02 Driveway Extensions (Driveway Plan Insert)
30.06 Violation Penalties
30.07 Abatement of Violations
30.08 Unlawful Continuance
30.09 Right of Condemnation
30.10 Appeal to Board of Trustees
30.10.01 Application for Appeal
30.10.02 Appeals Procedure
30.10.03 Enforcement of Decision
30.11 Savings Clause
30.12 Separability
30.13 Repeal of Inconsistent Ordinances

CHAPTERS 31 - 34 (Reserved)

CHAPTER 35. SUBDIVISIONS

35.01 Meaning of Subdivisions
35.02 Requirements with Reference to Streets, Alleys and Walks in the Subdividing and Platting of Lands
35.02.01 Location of Streets and Walks
35.02.02 Design of Streets
35.02.03 Location and Design of Alleys
35.02.04 Names of Streets and Alleys
35.02.05 Construction of Streets, Alleys and Walks (Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3)
35.02.06 Street Signs
35.02.07 Monuments
35.03 Sanitary Sewers
35.04 Water Mains
35.05 Plat Requirements (Plat Act Requirements)
35.05.01 Procedure
35.05.02 Preliminary Plat
35.05.03 Final Plat
35.06 Penalty

CHAPTERS 36 - 39 (Reserved)

CHAPTER 40. ZONING ORDINANCE

40.01 Purpose
40.01.01
40.01.02
40.01.03
40.01.04
40.01.05
40.01.06
40.01.07
40.01.08
40.02 Definitions
40.02.01
40.02.02 Accessory Building and Use
40.02.03 Alley
40.02.04 Basement or Cellar
40.02.05 Block Front
40.02.06 Boarding House
40.02.07 Building
40.02.08 Building, Height Of
40.02.09 Commission
40.02.10 District
40.02.11 Dwelling
40.02.12 Dwelling, Single Family
40.02.13 Dwelling, Two Family
40.02.14 Dwelling, Multiple
40.02.15 Dwelling Unit
40.02.16 Family
40.02.17 Floor Area
40.02.18 Garage, Private
40.02.19 Garage, Public
40.02.20 Grade
40.02.21 Home Occupation
40.02.22 Institution
40.02.23 Lodging House or Rooming House
40.02.24 Lot
40.02.25 Lot, Corner
40.02.26 Lot, Double Frontage
40.02.27 Lot of Record
40.02.28 Major Street
40.02.29 Motel
40.02.30 Nonconforming Use
40.02.31 Parking Space
40.02.32 Premises
40.02.33 Plat, Lot
40.02.34 Sign
40.02.35 Sign Area
40.02.36 Story
40.02.37 Story, Half
40.02.38 Street
40.02.39 Street Line
40.02.40 Structure
40.02.41 Structural Alterations
40.02.42 Trailer
40.02.43 Trailer Camp
40.02.44 Yard
40.02.45 Yard, Front
40.02.46 Yard, Rear
40.02.47 Yard, Side
40.03 Compliance with Regulations
40.03.01
40.03.02
40.03.03
40.03.04
40.04 Nature
40.05 Districts
40.05.01
40.05.02
40.05.03
40.06 Boundaries
40.06.01
40.06.02
40.07 Permitted Uses in Agricultural District
40.07.01
40.07.02
40.07.03
40.07.04
40.07.05
40.07.06
40.07.07
40.07.08
40.07.09
40.07.10
40.07.11
40.07.12
40.07.13
40.07.14
40.07.15
40.07.16
40.07.17
40.07.18
40.08 Permitted Uses in Residential District
40.08.01
40.08.02
40.08.03
40.08.04
40.08.05
40.08.06
40.08.07
40.08.08
40.08.09
40.09 Permitted Uses in Commercial District Regulations
40.09.01
40.09.02
40.09.03
40.09.04
40.09.05
40.09.06
40.09.07
40.09.08
40.09.09
40.09.10
40.09.11
40.09.12
40.09.13
40.09.14
40.09.15
40.09.16
40.09.17
40.09.18
40.09.19
40.09.20
40.09.21
40.09.22
40.09.23
40.09.24
40.09.25
40.09.26
40.09.27
40.09.28
40.09.29
40.09.30
40.09.31
40.09.32
40.09.33
40.10 Area and Height Regulations
40.10.01 Lot Area
40.10.02 Lot Width
40.10.03 Front Yards
40.10.04 Side Yards
40.10.05 Rear Yards
40.10.06 Building Height
40.11
40.11.01 Lot Area and Width
40.11.02 Front Yard
40.11.03 Side Yard
40.11.04 Rear Yard
40.11.05 All Yards
40.11.06 Height
40.12 Off-Street Parking Requirements
40.13 Special Uses
40.13.01
40.13.02
40.13.03
40.13.04
40.13.05
40.13.06
40.13.07
40.13.08
40.13.09
40.13.10
40.13.11
40.13.12
40.13.13
40.13.14
40.14 Nonconforming Uses
40.15 Extension
40.16 Restoration
40.17 Discontinuance of Nonconforming Use
40.18 Existence of Nonconforming Uses
40.18.01
40.18.02
40.19 Enforcement
40.20 Building Permits
40.20.01
40.20.02
40.20.03
40.21 - 40.29 (Reserved)
40.30 Certificate of Occupancy
40.30.01
40.30.02
40.30.03
40.30.04
40.30.05
40.31 Violation and Penalties
40.32 Composition
40.33 Duties
40.33.01
40.33.02
40.34 Powers
40.34.01 Interpretation
40.34.02 Variances
40.35 Procedures
40.35.01
40.35.02
40.35.03
40.36 Amendments of Regulations & Districts
40.37 Separability Validity

CHAPTER 41. TELECOMMUNICATIONS ANTENNAE AND SUPPORTING TOWERS

41.01 Short Title
41.02 Purpose
41.02.01
41.02.02
41.02.03
41.02.04
41.02.05
41.02.06
41.02.07
41.03 Definitions
41.03.01 Antenna
41.03.02 Attached Wireless Communication Facility (Attached WCF)
41.03.03 Collocation / Site Sharing
41.03.04 Commercial Wireless Telecommunication Services
41.03.05 Support Structure
41.03.06 Tower
41.03.07 Tower, Multi User
41.03.08 Tower, Single User
41.03.09 Tower Use Permit (TUP)
41.03.10 Wireless Communications
41.03.11 Wireless Communications Facility (WCF)
41.04 Collocation Requirements
41.04.01
41.04.02
41.04.03
41.04.04
41.05 Tower Construction Requirements
41.05.01 Permits
41.05.02 Fee
41.05.03 Construction Requirements
41.05.04 Existing Antennas and Towers
41.06 Tower and Antenna Design Requirements
41.06.01
41.06.02
41.07 Tower Setbacks
41.07.01
41.07.02
41.07.03
41.08 Tower Height
41.09 Tower Lighting
41.10 Advertising Fences for Towers
41.11 Signs and Advertisin
41.12 Accessory Utility Buildings
41.13 Abandoned or Unused Towers or Portions of Towers
41.13.01
41.13.02
41.14 Interference with Public Safety Telecommunications
41.15 Application Materials
41.15.01
41.15.02
41.15.03
41.15.04
41.15.05
41.16 Approval Process
41.16.01 Application Submission
41.16.02 Administrative Review
41.16.03 Board of Trustees Review
41.17 Amateur Radio Exclusion
41.18 Revocation of Tower Use Permits
41.19 Conflict and Severability
41.19.01 Conflict
41.19.02 Severability
41.20 Penalty
41.21 Effective Date

CHAPTER 42 SIMPLIFIED MUNICIPAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS TAX

42.01 Definitions
42.02 Simplified Municipal Telecommunications Tax Imposed
42.03 Collection of Tax by Retailers
42.04 Returns to Department
42.05 Resellers
42.06 Severability
42.07 Effective Date

CHAPTER 43 BED AND BREAKFAST ESTABLISHMENTS

43.01 Definitions
43.02 Designation of agent
43.03 Required Minimum Standards
43.04 Linen and Towels
43.05 Additional Building Standards
43.06 Insurance
43.07 License Required
43.08 Inspection Pam/\GCH\Pesotum\ordinanc\toc


SPECIAL ORDINANCES

1. 1/2/75 An Ordinance Establishing a Municipal Utility Tax

2. 86-2 Amends Ordinance providing for the regulation and operation of the municipal waterworks system.

3. 87-1 Provides for an effective means for protecting the public water supply system from contamination due to backflow.

4. 96-2 An Ordinance granting to Cable TV Fund 14-a, Ltd. permission to construct, operate and maintain a community antenna television system upon, along, across, over and under the streets and public rights of way of the Village of Pesotum, Illinois.

5. 97-2 An Ordinance providing for the regulation and operation of the municipal waterworks system of the Village of Pesotum, fixing rates and charges.

6. 99-3 An Ordinance amending the Ordinance establishing a Municipal Utility Tax of the Village of Pesotum, providing for a method of collecting taxes for the privilege of using electricity based upon kilowatt hour usage of individual customers.

7. 10/4/00 Ordinance Vacating Portions of Streets and Alley

8. 01-2 An Ordinance in connection with rights and responsibilities related to locally imposed and administered taxes of the Village of Pesotum, Illinois

9. 02-6 Amends Ordinance 97-2 Providing for the Regulation and Operation of the municipal waterworks system.

10. 03-5 An Ordinance amending the Municipal Code of the Village of the Village of Pesotum imposing a Simplified Municipal Telecommunications Tax.

11. 04-2 An Ordinance repealing the Village of Pesotum’s Gift Ban Act Ordinance No 99-1.

12. 05-2 An Ordinance Annexing Continguous Land to the Village of Pesotum, Illinois.

13. 06-01 Authorizing the Village of Pesotum to enter into certain contracts with Illinois American Water Company.

14. 06-2 Amends Ordinance 97-2 Providing for the Regulation and Operation of the municipal waterworks system designated a s Ordinance No 97-2, enacted August 6, 1997 and amended by Special Ordinance No 02-6, enacted November 6, 2002.

15. 07-3 An Ordinance vacating portions of Walnut and North First Street (a/k/a Adams Street).

16. 10-3 An Ordinance Renewing an Existing Franchise and Granting for a period of 20 Years to AmerenCILCO.

17. 10-5 An Ordinance Adopting Procedures for Electronic Attendance at Meetings of the Board of Trustees.


RESOLUTIONS

1. 1/2/13 Resoution for Sale of Real Property, Rt 45 & I57