(55 ILCS 5/5-12004)
(from Ch. 34, par. 5-12004)
Abandonment of vehicles prohibited.
The abandonment of a vehicle or any part thereof on any county highway in
any county with 500,000 or more inhabitants, but fewer than 3,000,000, is
unlawful and a petty offense punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.
(b) The abandonment of a vehicle or any part thereof on private or
public property other than a highway in view of the general public,
anywhere in such a county, is unlawful except on property of the owner or
bailee of such abandoned vehicle. A vehicle or any part thereof so
abandoned on private property shall be authorized for removal by the
official so designated by ordinance of the county board after a waiting
period of 7 days or more. A violation of this subsection (b) is a petty
offense punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)