AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF VERNON HILLS, APPENDIX C – ZONING ORDINANCE, ARTICLE 13 SECTION 13.3.31 CREATING A DROP-OFF CHILDCARE FACILITY AS A SPECIAL USE.
WHEREAS, the President and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Vernon Hills is authorized to prescribe minimum standards for the use of property within the Village of Vernon Hills for the purpose of promoting the public health, safety, comfort, convenience, and general welfare of the people who live, work, and play within the Village; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Vernon Hills has petitioned the Planning and Zoning Commission to consider an amendment to Appendix C, Article 13 of the Village of Vernon Hills Code of Ordinance, commonly referred to as the Zoning Ordinance of 1982, as amended, and;
WHEREAS, on September 24, 2003, upon due notice pursuant to the Vernon Hills Zoning Ordinance of 1982, as amended, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the Village of Vernon Hills held a public hearing and upon consideration of the testimony and review of the use and standard, recommended approval of said amendment; and
WHEREAS, the President and Board of Trustees, being fully appraised of the definitions and standards, found that in its judgment, would justify it in approving an ordinance adopting the amendments; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE PRESIDENT AND THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF VERNON HILLS, ILLINOIS AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION I. That Appendix C, Article 13, Section 13.3.31 of the Village of Vernon Hills Code of Ordinances, commonly referred to the Zoning Ordinance, is hereby created and is approved to read as follows:
13.3.31. Hourly drop-off childcare facilities operated within an enclosed retail shopping center, where parents or custodians of the supervised children remain on the premise and are readily available;
SECTION II. Severability. In the event that any section, clause, provision, or part of this ordinance shall be found and determined to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, all valid parts that are severable full force and effect. If any part of this ordinance is found to be invalid in any one or more of its several applications, all valid applications that are severable from the invalid applications shall remain in effect.
SECTION III. Repeal and Savings Clause. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed; provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall affect any rights, actions or causes of action which shall have accrued to the Village of Vernon Hills prior to the effective date of this ordinance.
SECTION IV. Effective Date. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication in pamphlet form as provided by law.
SECTION V. This ordinance shall be known as Ordinance 2003-73.
Adopted by roll call vote as follows:
Absent and not voting:
Published in pamphlet form: