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(735 ILCS 30/15-5-25)
Eminent domain powers in ILCS Chapters 205 through 430.
The following provisions of law may include express grants of the power to acquire property by condemnation or eminent domain:
(220 ILCS 5/8-509); Public Utilities Act; public utilities;
for construction of certain improvements.
(220 ILCS 15/1); Gas Storage Act; corporations engaged in the
distribution, transportation, or storage of natural gas or manufactured gas; for their operations.
(220 ILCS 15/2 and 15/6); Gas Storage Act; corporations
engaged in the distribution, transportation, or storage of natural gas or manufactured gas; for use of an underground geological formation for gas storage.
(220 ILCS 30/13); Electric Supplier Act; electric
cooperatives; for general purposes.
(220 ILCS 55/3); Telegraph Act; telegraph companies; for
(220 ILCS 65/4); Telephone Company Act; telecommunications
carriers; for telephone company purposes.
(225 ILCS 435/23); Ferries Act; ferry operators; for a
landing, ferryhouse, or approach.
(225 ILCS 440/9); Highway Advertising Control Act of 1971;
Department of Transportation; for removal of signs adjacent to highways.
(310 ILCS 5/6 and 5/38); State Housing Act; housing
corporations; for general purposes.
(310 ILCS 10/8.3); Housing Authorities Act; housing
authorities; for general purposes.
(310 ILCS 10/8.15); Housing Authorities Act; housing
authorities; for implementation of conservation plans and demolition.
(310 ILCS 10/9); Housing Authorities Act; housing
authorities; for general purposes.
(310 ILCS 20/5); Housing Development and Construction Act;
housing authorities; for development or redevelopment.
(310 ILCS 35/2); House Relocation Act; political subdivisions
and municipal corporations; for relocation of dwellings for highway construction.
(315 ILCS 5/14); Blighted Areas Redevelopment Act of 1947;
land clearance commissions; for redevelopment projects.
(315 ILCS 10/5); Blighted Vacant Areas Development Act of
1949; State of Illinois; for housing development.
(315 ILCS 20/9 and 20/42); Neighborhood Redevelopment
Corporation Law; neighborhood redevelopment corporations; for general purposes.
(315 ILCS 25/4 and 25/6); Urban Community Conservation Act;
municipal conservation boards; for conservation areas.
(315 ILCS 30/12); Urban Renewal Consolidation Act of 1961;
municipal departments of urban renewal; for blighted area redevelopment projects.
(315 ILCS 30/20 and 30/22); Urban Renewal Consolidation Act
of 1961; municipal departments of urban renewal; for implementing conservation areas.
(315 ILCS 30/24); Urban Renewal Consolidation Act of 1961;
municipal departments of urban renewal; for general purposes.
(415 ILCS 95/6); Junkyard Act; Department of Transportation;
for junkyards or scrap processing facilities.
(420 ILCS 35/1); Radioactive Waste Storage Act; Illinois
Emergency Management Agency; for radioactive by-product and waste storage.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)