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MUNICIPALITIES65 ILCS 5/11-14-3
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.
(65 ILCS 5/11-14-3)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-14-3)
The regulations imposed under the authority of this Division
14 may be amended from time to time by ordinance after the ordinance
establishing the regulations has gone into effect, but no amendment shall
be made without a hearing before a commission or committee designated by
the corporate authorities of the municipality. A notice of the time and
place of such a hearing shall be given at least once, not more than 30 nor
less than 15 days before the hearing, by publishing a notice thereof in one
or more newspapers published in the municipality, or, if no newspaper is
published therein, then in one or more newspapers with a general
circulation within the municipality. In municipalities with less than 500
population in which no newspaper is published, publication may instead be
made by posting a notice in 3 prominent places within the municipality. An
amendment shall not be passed except by a favorable vote of two-thirds of
the members of the city council then holding office in cities or members of
the board of trustees then holding office in villages or incorporated
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3425.)
65 ILCS 5/11-14-4
(65 ILCS 5/11-14-4)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-14-4)
In case any structure is erected or constructed in violation
of this Division 14 or of any ordinance made under the authority conferred
by this Division 14, the proper officers of the municipality, in addition
to other remedies, may institute any appropriate action or proceeding (1)
to prevent the unlawful erection or construction, (2) to restrain, correct,
or abate the violation, (3) to prevent the occupancy of the structure, or
(4) to prevent any illegal act, conduct, business, or use in or about the
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)
65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 15
(65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 15 heading)
APPROVAL OF MAPS AND PLATS
65 ILCS 5/11-15-1
(65 ILCS 5/11-15-1)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-15-1)
The corporate authorities may provide, by ordinance, that any
map, plat, or subdivision of any block, lot, sub-lot, or part thereof, or
of any piece or parcel of land, shall be submitted to the corporate
authorities, or to some officer to be designated by them, for their or his
approval. In that case no such map, plat, or subdivision shall be entitled
to record in the proper county, or have any validity until it has been so
approved. If any municipality has adopted a subdivision ordinance pursuant
to Division 12 of Article 11 of this code, as heretofore and hereinafter
amended, all subdivision plats shall be submitted for approval and
approved in the manner provided in such ordinance. Until approved by the
corporate authorities, or such officer designated by them, no such map,
plat or subdivision plat shall be entitled to record in the proper county,
or have any validity whatever.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 2425.)
65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 15.1
(65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 15.1 heading)
65 ILCS 5/11-15.1-1
(65 ILCS 5/11-15.1-1)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-15.1-1)
The corporate authorities of any municipality may enter
into an annexation agreement with one or more of the owners of record
of land in unincorporated territory. That land may be annexed to the
municipality in the manner provided in Article 7 at the time the land is or
becomes contiguous to the municipality. The agreement shall be valid and
binding for a period of not to exceed 20 years from the date of its execution.
Lack of contiguity to the municipality of property that is the subject of
an annexation agreement does not affect the validity of the agreement
whether approved by the corporate authorities before or after the effective
date of this amendatory Act of 1990.
This amendatory Act of 1990 is declarative of existing law and does not
change the substantive operation of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 86-1169; 87-1137.)
65 ILCS 5/11-15.1-2
(65 ILCS 5/11-15.1-2)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-15.1-2)
Any such agreement may provide for the following as it
relates to the land which is the subject of the agreement:
(a) The annexation of such territory to the municipality, subject to the
provisions of Article 7.
(b) The continuation in effect, or amendment, or continuation in effect
as amended, of any ordinance relating to subdivision controls, zoning,
official plan, and building, housing and related restrictions; provided,
however, that any public hearing required by law to be held before the
adoption of any ordinance amendment provided in such agreement shall be
held prior to the execution of the agreement, and all ordinance amendments
provided in such agreement shall be enacted according to law.
(c) A limitation upon increases in permit fees required by the
(d) Contributions of either land or monies, or both, to any
and to other units of local government having
jurisdiction over all or part of land that is the subject matter of any annexation agreement entered
into under the provisions of this Section shall be deemed valid when made and
shall survive the expiration date of any such annexation agreement with respect
to all or any part of the land that was the subject matter of the annexation
(e) The granting of utility franchises for such land.
(e-5) The abatement of property taxes.
(f) Any other matter not inconsistent with the provisions of this Code,
nor forbidden by law.
Any action taken by the corporate authorities during the period such
agreement is in effect, which, if it applied to the land which is the
subject of the agreement, would be a breach of such agreement, shall not
apply to such land without an amendment of such agreement.
After the effective term of any annexation agreement and unless otherwise
provided for within the annexation agreement or an amendment to the annexation
provisions of any ordinance relating to the zoning of the land that is
provided for within the agreement or an amendment to the agreement, shall
remain in effect unless modified in
accordance with law. This amendatory Act of 1995 is declarative of existing
law and shall apply to all annexation agreements.
(Source: P.A. 89-432, eff. 6-1-96; 89-537, eff. 1-1-97; 90-14, eff.