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Full Text of HB4711  100th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Peter Breen


55 ILCS 5/5-12017  from Ch. 34, par. 5-12017

    Amends the Counties Code. In provisions regarding building or structure zoning violations, provides that, except in relation to county-owned property, the provisions do not authorize any suit against a county or its officials for any act relating to zoning administration, enforcement, or implementation or any ordinance, resolution, or other zoning regulation. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing Section
55-12017 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/5-12017)  (from Ch. 34, par. 5-12017)
7    Sec. 5-12017. Violations. In case any building or structure
8is erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, repaired,
9converted or maintained or any building, structure or land is
10used in violation of this Division or of any ordinance,
11resolution or other regulation made under authority conferred
12thereby, the proper authorities of the county or of the
13township in which the building, structure, or land is located,
14or any person the value or use of whose property is or may be
15affected by such violation, in addition to other remedies, may
16institute any appropriate action or proceedings in the circuit
17court to prevent such unlawful erection, construction,
18reconstruction, alteration, repair, conversion, maintenance or
19use, to restrain, correct, or abate such violation, to prevent
20the occupancy of said building, structure or land or to prevent
21any illegal act, conduct, business, or use in or about such
23    Any person who violates the terms of any ordinance adopted



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1under the authority of this Division shall be guilty of a petty
2offense punishable by a fine not to exceed $500, with each week
3the violation remains uncorrected constituting a separate
5    Except in relation to county-owned property, this Section
6does not authorize any suit against a county or its officials
7for any act relating to the administration, enforcement, or
8implementation of this Division or any ordinance, resolution,
9or other regulation adopted pursuant to this Division.
10(Source: P.A. 92-347, eff. 8-15-01.)
11    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12becoming law.