(70 ILCS 705/11f)
(from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 31f)
Charge against non-residents.
(a) The board of trustees of a fire protection district may
fix, charge, and collect fees not exceeding the reasonable cost of the
service for all services rendered by the district against persons,
businesses and other entities who are not residents of the fire protection
(b) Such charge may not be assessed against residents of
the fire protection district or
persons who request fire protection coverage for an unprotected area and who
pay to the fire protection district an amount equal to the district's Fire
Protection Tax pursuant to Section 4 of the Fire Protection of Unprotected
(c) The charge for such services shall be computed at a
rate not to exceed $250
per hour and not to exceed $70 per hour per firefighter
responding to a call
for assistance. An additional charge may be levied to reimburse the district
for extraordinary expenses of materials used in rendering such services.
No charge shall be made for services for which the total charge would be
less than $50.
(d) All revenue from the charges assessed pursuant to this Section shall
be deposited to the general fund of the fire protection district.
(Source: P.A. 99-770, eff. 8-12-16.)