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Petition for Vacation of a Public Street or Alley

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  1. 1. Step One
  2. 2. ADDENDUM
  • Step One

    1. Village of Skokie

      Skokie Planning Division • 5127 Oakton Street • Skokie, IL 60077 • (847/933-8447)

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    3. PETITION FOR VACATION OF A PUBLIC STREET OR ALLEY

    4. ALL ITEMS MUST BE COMPLETE TO PROCESS APPLICATION

    5. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS

      The below documents must be mailed and/or delivered to the Skokie Planning Division • 5127 Oakton Street • Skokie, IL 60077

    6. 1. On a separate sheet, the reason for requesting the street or alley vacation and any additional comments pertinent to the consideration of the petition

    7. 2. Check made payable to "Village of Skokie" for application fees & recording fees. The application fee for the hearing is $150 for residential properties and $300 for non-residential properties. The recording fee is $260. A hearing transcript fee may be required after the public hearing to cover the cost of transcripts over 50 pages

    8. 3. Check made payable to "Village of Skokie", separate from the application & recording fees, as a deposit to cover the cost of appraisals: $2000 (residential properties), $4000 (non-residential & mixed-use properties). Appraisal fees in excess of the deposit will be paid by the petitioner. Unused portions of the deposit will be refunded. The deposit will be refunded in full if appraisal was not ordered and the request was denied by the Board of Trustees or withdrawn by the petitioner.

    9. 4. One 24-inch by 36-inch paper copy of the preliminary plat of vacation with legal description prepared by an Illinois Licensed Surveyor.

    10. NOTE: Evidence of notice to surrounding taxpayers of record within 250 feet of the subject site and occupants of the subject site will be required by the Plan Commission. The notice shall be delivered by regular mail not more than 45 days nor less than 15 days prior to the hearing. It is recommended that the notice list be reviewed by Staff at least 17 days prior to the public hearing. The Village of Skokie is not responsible for an incomplete or incorrect notice.

    11. I (We) understand that I (we) shall pay all surveying, plat preparation, and recording costs and that the Village may charge for the legal work involved in the preparation of necessary documents. I (We) further understand that the original plat must be filed with the Community Development Department and be recorded with the Cook County Recorder of Deeds Office. Finally, we understand that all property owners abutting the public street or alley to be vacated must agree to and sign the Petition for Vacation as Co-Petitioners. The undersigned acknowledges and agrees that all documentation submitted with this application becomes part of the public record and may be viewed by the public.

    12. Primary Petitioner Information

    13. Electronic Signature Agreement*

      By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

    14. Agent or Attorney Information

    15. Any required fees or monies owed by the applicant to the Village must be paid as a condition of approval.

    16. Electronic Signature Agreement

      By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

    17. Electronic Signature Agreement

      By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

    18. Electronic Signature Agreement (if applicable)

      By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

    19. Electronic Signature Agreement (if applicable)

      By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

    20. Electronic Signature Agreement (if applicable)

      By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

    21. Electronic Signature Agreement (if applicable)

      By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.