(65 ILCS 5/1-9-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 1-9-1)
    Sec. 1-9-1. The provisions of this Code shall be cumulative in effect and if any provision is inconsistent with another provision of this Code or with any other Act not expressly repealed by Section 1-9-8, it shall be considered as an alternative or additional power and not as a limitation upon any other power granted to or possessed by municipalities. But the provisions of this Code shall not be considered as impairing, altering, modifying, or repealing any of the jurisdiction or powers possessed by any department, board, commission, or officer of the state government immediately prior to the effective date of this Code.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)