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65 ILCS 5/11-92-3
(65 ILCS 5/11-92-3)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-92-3)
The city or village, to carry out the purposes of this
Division 92, has all the rights and powers over its harbor as it does over
its other property, and its rights and powers include but are not limited
to the following:
(a) To furnish complete harbor facilities and services, including but
not limited to: launching, mooring, docking, storing, and repairing
facilities and services; parking facilities for motor vehicles and boat
trailers; and roads for access to the harbor.
(b) To acquire by gift, legacy, grant, purchase, lease, or by
condemnation in the manner provided for
the exercise of the right of
eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act, and property necessary or appropriate for the purposes of this
Division 92, including riparian rights, within or without the city or
(c) To use, occupy and reclaim submerged land under the public waters of
the State and artificially made or reclaimed land anywhere within the
jurisdiction of the city or village, or in, over, and upon bordering public
(d) To acquire property by agreeing on a boundary line in accordance
with the procedures set forth in Sections 11-123-8 and 11-123-9.
(e) To locate and establish dock, shore and harbor lines.
(f) To license, regulate, and control the use and operation of the
harbor, including the operation of all waterborne vessels in the harbor and
within 1000 feet of the outer limits of the harbor, or otherwise within the
jurisdiction of the city or village, except that such city or village shall
not forbid the full and free use by the public of all navigable waters, as
provided by federal law.
(g) To charge and collect fees for all facilities and services, and
compensation for materials furnished.
(h) To appoint harbor masters and other personnel, defining their duties
(i) To enter into contracts and leases of every kind, dealing in any
manner with the objects and purposes of this Division 92, upon such terms
and conditions as the city or village determines.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)