(65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-6)
Qualifications; appointive office.
(a) No person shall be eligible for any appointive municipal office
unless that person is a qualified elector of the municipality or otherwise
provided by law.
(b) The residency requirements do not apply, however, to municipal
engineers, health officers, attorneys, or other officers who require
technical training or knowledge, to appointed village treasurers,
to appointed village clerks, or to appointed city or village collectors
(unless the city or village has
designated by ordinance that the city or village clerk shall also hold the
office of collector).
(c) Except for incorporated towns that have superseded a civil township,
municipalities having a population of not more than 500,000 may adopt
ordinances that allow firemen and policemen to reside outside of the
corporate limits of the municipality by which they are employed both at the
time of appointment and while serving as a fireman or policeman.
(Source: P.A. 92-354, eff. 8-15-01.)