Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

6-1-9 Application Review

Each Building Permit Application shall be obtained from and submitted to the Union County Supervisor of Assessments.  Once the application is completed and all requested material is submitted to the Supervisor of Assessments, there will be a period of ten (10) business days to review the application.  If changes, corrections, or additions are needed before the Supervisor of Assessments can approve the application, there shall be an additional period of five (5) business days for additional review of the modified application.  Once the application is approved by the Supervisor of Assessments, the application shall be forwarded to the Union County Highway Engineer for review.  County Highway Engineer shall have a period of ten (10) business days to review the application.  If the County Highway Engineer requires changes, corrections, or additions to the application there shall be an additional period of five (5) business days for review once all requested information is submitted to the County Highway Engineer.  Once the application is approved by both the Supervisor of Assessments and the County Highway Engineer it shall be submitted to the Union County Board of Commissioners at the next regularly scheduled meeting for final approval.  After approval of the application by the County Board of Commissioners are approved application shall be retained by the Union County Clerk.  The County Clerk shall remove the Building Permit Fee from the application, that shall be submitted as required herein, and forward the fee to the Union County Treasurer.  The County Clerk shall then return the approved original Application to the Supervisor of Assessments.  A copy of the approved Building Permit Application will be made available to the Applicant by the Supervisor of Assessments and it shall serve as the authorized Building Permit.  If there is a Flood Plain Variance request attached to the Building Permit Application and it is also approved, the Union County Clerk will file the original Variance and shall also submit a copy of the approved variance to the Supervisor of Assessments and the County Highway Engineer.  The Supervisor of Assessments should be notified within three (3) days of approval of any building permit by the County Board of Commissioners and upon notification the Supervisor of Assessments shall within three (3) days notify the applicant of such approval.  The Supervisor of Assessments shall provide a dopy of the Building Permit to the applicant along with any approved Flood Plain Variance.  If at any step during the process the Building Permit Application is rejected the reasons for denying the application shall be made in writing and presented to the applicant along with a copy of the Application.  Any original Building Permit Application that has been denied shall be kept on file by the Supervisor of Assessments.

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