Bill Status of HB5611 101st General Assembly
Short Description: MUNI-BOUNDARY LINE AGREEMENT
Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that for territory located within 5 miles of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, if one or more municipalities have agreed upon a jurisdictional boundary line and an application for annexation, zoning change, or a similar development request has been made by a third party to one of the municipalities that is a party to such an agreement or agreements, then the agreement or agreements between each of the municipalities are automatically extended for a period of 20 years from the date the application or development request is filed if: (1) as of the date the application or development request is filed, a boundary agreement expired within the last calendar year or there is less than 10 years remaining on a boundary agreement or agreements between municipalities; (2) the proposed development is in excess of 500 acres; and (3) the proposed development is located within 2 miles of any jurisdictional boundary line set forth in a boundary agreement or agreements or the proposed development would require annexing land that is designated to another municipality under an existing boundary agreement. Provides that the provisions modify existing boundary line agreements and apply retroactively to applications for annexation, zoning change, or a similar development request made on or after January 1, 2020. Effective immediately.