Ordinances & Codes
About County Ordinances
An ordinance is an act of the County Board creating a local law of a general and permanent nature in unincorporated Lake County. The Code of Ordinances is a compilation of Lake County’s regulatory ordinances. Administrative ordinances are not incorporated.
Regularly Referenced Ordinances & Codes
Temporary, Annual, and Recently Approved Ordinances
|File #||Date Approved||Title||Ordinance|
|22-1356||10/11/2022||Ordinance amending Chapter 151: Unified Development Ordinance of the Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances relating to certain nature-based topics.||22-1356 Ordinance|
|22-1297||09/13/2022||Ordinance amendment for Chapter 115.03 Video Gaming Terminal Permit Sticker and Fee for the Video Gaming Ordinance.||22-1297 Ordinance|
|22-1070||08/09/2022||Consideration and action on an ordinance authorizing and providing for the issuance of not to exceed $31,000,000 General Obligation Bonds (Sales Tax Alternate Revenue Source) for the financing of certain capital improvement projects, providing for the imposition of taxes to pay the same and for the collection, segregation and distribution of certain sales taxes received by the County, and authorizing the sale of said bonds to the purchaser thereof. ||22-1070 Ordinance|
|22-1060||08/09/2022||Ordinance amending Chapter 151: Unified Development Ordinance of Lake County, Code of Ordinances incorporating amendments to the Watershed Development Ordinance. ||22-1060 Ordinance|
|22-0754||08/09/2022||Ordinance dividing the County into six districts for purposes of establishing representation districts on the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) by County Board Members and Municipal Members, pursuant to the statutory authority and requirements of 55 ILCS 5/5-1062(b), and request its adoption. ||22-0754 Ordinance|
|22-0970||07/12/2022||Ordinance providing for the establishment of the terms of office for County Board Members to be elected on November 8, 2022 and thereafter until the next decennial reapportionment.||22-0970 Ordinance|
|22-0967||07/12/2022||Ordinance amending Chapter 51 of the Lake County Code of Ordinances and modifying the projected Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 rate increases for water and sewer to 3%. ||22-0967 Ordinance|
|22-0801||06/14/2022||Ordinance amending the Lake County Ethics & Conduct Code for the purpose of clarifying the ability to file ethics complaints anonymously.||Lake County Ethics & Conduct Code|
|22-0821||06/14/2022||An Ordinance authorizing the issuance by The County of Lake, Illinois, of General Obligation Bonds (Sales Tax Alternate Revenue Source) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $31,000,000 for the purpose of constructing and equipping a consolidated 911 and emergency operations center, improving the site thereof, and financing other capital expenditures, in and for the County.||22-0821 Ordinance|
|22-0673||05/10/2022||Resolution amending the Lake County Code of Ordinances Chapter 172 - Animals||22-0673 Ordinance|
|22-0551||04/12/2022||Ordinance amending a previous ordinance designating new voting sites in Lake County Townships.||22-0551 Ordinance|
|22-0235||02/08/2022||Ordinance to reinstate the Lake County Temporary Public Nuisance Ordinance.||22-0235 Ordinance|
|22-0174||02/08/2022||Tax Abatement Ordinance for Special Service Area Number (SSA #) 16 tax levy.||22-0174 Ordinance|
|22-0173||02/08/2022||Tax Abatement Ordinance for the Series 2015A General Obligation Bonds.||22-0173 Ordinance|
|22-0172||02/08/2022||Tax Abatement Ordinance for the Series 2013 General Obligation Road Bonds.||22-0172 Ordinance|
|22-0171||02/08/2022||Tax Abatement Ordinance for the Series 2019 General Obligation Refunding Bonds.||22-0171 Ordinance|
|22-0169||02/08/2022||Tax Abatement Ordinance for the Series 2018 General Obligation Refunding Bonds.||22-0169 Ordinance|
|22-0011||01/11/2022||Ordinance amending Chapter 94: Public Nuisances of the Lake County, Illinois Code of Ordinances regulating open burning of landscape waste.||22-0011 Ordinance|
|21-2002||01/11/2022||Ordinance requesting the granting of temporary and permanent easements and authorizing an easement agreement with the Lake County Forest Preserve District for the Ela Road at Long Grove Road intersection improvements.||21-2002 Ordinance|
|21-1927||12/14/2021||Ordinance establishing a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Program in Lake County.||C-PACE Program Ordinance|
|21-1877||12/14/2021||Joint ordinance establishing compensation for the Lake County Board.||21-1877 Ordinance|
|21-1876||12/14/2021||Ordinance approving an apportionment plan for the Lake County Board.||21-1876 Ordinance|
Ordinance appropriating funds and providing for the levy of a direct tax sufficient to produce $164,919.60 for the Northeast Lake Facilities Planning Area Special Service Area (SSA) Number Nine.
Ordinance providing for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to produce $13,925 for Special Service Area (SSA) Number 14.
Ordinance recommending a Real Property Tax Levy, attached hereto and made part of this Ordinance, providing for the apportionment of taxes across the various items of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Appropriation Ordinance as adopted by the County Board of Lake County, Illinois.
Ordinance providing for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to produce $226,058 for Special Service Area (SSA) Number 13.
Ordinance providing for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to produce $34,400 for Special Service Area (SSA) Number 12.
Ordinance providing for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to produce $50,000 for Special Service Area (SSA) Number Eight.
Ordinance recommending the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Lake County, Illinois; said budget having been made conveniently available for public inspection for at least 15 days by posting in the Office of the County Clerk and on the County website.
Ordinance providing for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to produce $28,320 for Special Service Area (SSA) Number 17.
Ordinance setting the size of the County Board; setting the method of election of County Board Members; setting the method of election of the County Board Chairman; and setting the method of compensation for County Board Members.
Ordinance amending Chapter 111.043 Number of Licenses in the Lake County Liquor Control Ordinance, reducing the number of Liquor Licenses.
Ordinance amending Chapter 35, Section 35.36 Fees for Services Performed by Lake County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) by adopting a revised fee schedule for the LCSO.
Ordinance amending Chapter 33, Purchasing, of the Code of Ordinances.
Ordinance amending the Lake County Temporary Public Nuisance Ordinance.
Ordinance providing for the establishment of an altered speed zone for 30 miles per hour (MPH), currently unposted statutory 55 MPH, on Countryside Lane located in Cuba Township.
Ordinance providing for the establishment of an altered speed zone for 30 miles per hour (MPH), currently unposted statutory 55 MPH, on Country Estates Road located in Cuba Township.
Ordinance amending the intergovernmental agreement establishing the Solid Waste Agency of LakeCounty, Illinois.
Ordinance Authorizing the Dissolution of the Lake Bluff Mosquito Abatement District.
Ordinance amending the Lake County Standards of Conduct for appointed officials to board and commissions.