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Full Text of SB1517  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/9/2007, by Sen. David Koehler


65 ILCS 5/7-1-13   from Ch. 24, par. 7-1-13

    Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning annexation of unincorporated territory.

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1     AN ACT concerning local government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
5 changing Section 7-1-13 as follows:
6     (65 ILCS 5/7-1-13)  (from Ch. 24, par. 7-1-13)
7     Sec. 7-1-13. Whenever any unincorporated territory
8 containing 60 acres or less, is wholly bounded by (a) one or
9 more municipalities, (b) one or more municipalities and and a
10 creek in a county with a population of 400,000 or more, or one
11 or more municipalities and a river or lake in any county, (c)
12 one or more municipalities and the Illinois State boundary, (d)
13 one or more municipalities and property owned by the State of
14 Illinois, except highway right-of-way owned in fee by the
15 State, (e) one or more municipalities and a forest preserve
16 district or park district, or (f) if the territory is a
17 triangular parcel of less than 10 acres, one or more
18 municipalities and an interstate highway owned in fee by the
19 State and bounded by a frontage road, that territory may be
20 annexed by any municipality by which it is bounded in whole or
21 in part, by the passage of an ordinance to that effect after
22 notice is given as provided in this Section. The corporate
23 authorities shall cause notice, stating that annexation of the



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1 territory described in the notice is contemplated under this
2 Section, to be published once, in a newspaper of general
3 circulation within the territory to be annexed, not less than
4 10 days before the passage of the annexation ordinance. When
5 the territory to be annexed lies wholly or partially within a
6 township other than that township where the municipality is
7 situated, the annexing municipality shall give at least 10 days
8 prior written notice of the time and place of the passage of
9 the annexation ordinance to the township supervisor of the
10 township where the territory to be annexed lies. The ordinance
11 shall describe the territory annexed and a copy thereof
12 together with an accurate map of the annexed territory shall be
13 recorded in the office of the recorder of the county wherein
14 the annexed territory is situated and a document of annexation
15 shall be filed with the county clerk and County Election
16 Authority. Nothing in this Section shall be construed as
17 permitting a municipality to annex territory of a forest
18 preserve district in a county with a population of 3,000,000 or
19 more without obtaining the consent of the district pursuant to
20 Section 8.3 of the Cook County Forest Preserve District Act nor
21 shall anything in this Section be construed as permitting a
22 municipality to annex territory owned by a park district
23 without obtaining the consent of the district pursuant to
24 Section 8-1.1 of the Park District Code.
25 (Source: P.A. 94-396, eff. 8-1-05.)