(65 ILCS 5/11-80-8) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-80-8)
    Sec. 11-80-8. The corporate authorities of each municipality may regulate the use of the space over the streets, alleys, other municipal property, and public places of the city, and upon payment of proper compensation, to be fixed by ordinance, may permit the use of the space more than 12 feet above the level of such streets, alleys, property or places, except for purely private uses.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)