(65 ILCS 5/7-1-42)
(from Ch. 24, par. 7-1-42)
Redistricting after annexation.
(a) If the increase in
population resulting from the annexation of
any territory to a city under the alderperson form of government is
sufficient to entitle that city to an increase in the number of alderpersons
as provided in Section 3.1-20-10, the corporate authorities shall
the city in accordance with Sections 3.1-20-15 and 3.1-20-25. Section 3.1-20-10
govern as to the hold-over alderpersons.
(b) If the increase in population is not sufficient to
entitle the city to
an increase in the number of alderpersons, the corporate authorities shall make
the annexed territory a part of the ward or wards that it adjoins.
(c) If a village of over 25,000 population is divided into 6 districts as
provided in Section 3.1-25-75, the corporate authorities shall make any
territory annexed to the village a part of the districts that the
(d) Nothing contained in this Section 7-1-42 shall prevent the corporate
authorities of any municipality from redistricting the municipality
according to law. Whenever the enlarged annexing municipality is
redistricted, the corporate authorities are under no duty to treat the
annexed territory as a unit and they may divide it as if it had always been
a part of the municipality.
(e) The number of inhabitants determined by the last national, state, or
school census in the annexed territory and in the annexing municipality
controls in the application of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 102-15, eff. 6-17-21.)