HB1201 EnrolledLRB098 04038 OMW 34058 b

1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by adding
5Section 11-42-15 as follows:
6    (65 ILCS 5/11-42-15 new)
7    Sec. 11-42-15. Wind energy systems. For electric
8generating wind devices other than those with a nameplate
9generating capacity of less than 100 kilowatts that are used
10primarily by an end user, a municipality may prohibit any
11electric generating wind device from locating within its
12corporate limits, provided that the regulation is not
13inconsistent with another municipality's zoning regulation.
14This Section shall apply only to electric generating wind
15devices permitted after the effective date of this amendatory
16Act of the 98th General Assembly.
17    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18becoming law.