Lake Calumet Harbor Act.

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(615 ILCS 65/0.01) (from Ch. 19, par. 112.90)

Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Lake Calumet Harbor Act.

(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(615 ILCS 65/1) (from Ch. 19, par. 113)

Sec. 1. A harbor, having a basin and slips, a depth of not less than minus twenty-one and thirty-four one-hundredths (21.34) feet Chicago datum and a total area of not less than five hundred (500) acres of which not less than three hundred (300) acres shall be in the basin, may be constructed by the City of Chicago in and near Lake Calumet in the City of Chicago.

(Source: Laws 1929, p. 217.)


(615 ILCS 65/2) (from Ch. 19, par. 114)

Sec. 2. Certain terms used in this act shall be construed as follows:

The term "harbor" shall refer only to water area and not to lands adjacent thereto.

(Source: Laws 1961, p. 3525.)


(615 ILCS 65/4) (from Ch. 19, par. 116)

Sec. 4. The acceptance by the city council of the City of Chicago of lands granted by this Act shall obligate the city to maintain the harbor at the depth hereinbefore stated.

(Source: Laws 1961, p. 3525.)


(615 ILCS 65/5) (from Ch. 19, par. 117)

Sec. 5. The City of Chicago may use for any of the purposes conferred and authorized by Division 123 of Article 11 of the "Illinois Municipal Code", approved May 29, 1961, as now or hereafter amended, may sell and convey, or may lease for any term of years, any part or parts or all of the lands granted to the City by this Act for industrial, manufacturing or harbor purposes. When any lands are sold or leased, such grant or lease shall contain a clause in the deed, or lease to the effect that the lands shall be used for the purpose authorized within a certain time fixed or agreed upon between the City of Chicago and its grantees or lessees.

Before any such sale or lease shall become effective, such sale or lease shall be approved in writing by the Director of Natural Resources and, in case of approval, there shall be affixed to the instrument by which such sale or lease is effective, the seal of the Department of Natural Resources. The approval, or the refusal to approve of such sale or lease, shall be made by the Director within 30 days from the date of filing such application, and in case the Director does not act on the application within 30 days from the date of the filing of such application, by approving or disapproving same in writing, the sale or lease shall be deemed to have been approved and the same shall take effect accordingly without the seal of the Department being affixed.

(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)


(615 ILCS 65/6) (from Ch. 19, par. 118)

Sec. 6. All moneys received by the City of Chicago from the sale or lease of lands granted to said city by this Act shall be credited to a fund which shall be called the Senator Dan Dougherty Harbor Fund, and all moneys expended by said city for any purpose in relation to the lands granted to said city by this Act, or in relation to the construction and maintenance of the harbor, may be charged to said fund; and said fund shall be used for no other purpose.

(Source: P.A. 80-1033.)

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