(315 ILCS 20/3-11)
(from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 253-11)
"Slum and Blight Areas" means those urban districts in which the
major portion of the housing is detrimental to the health, safety, morality
or welfare of the occupants by reason of age, dilapidation, overcrowding,
faulty arrangement, lack of ventilation, light or sanitation facilities, or
any combination of these factors.
In St. Clair County, "slum and blighted area" also means any area of not less
aggregate than 2 acres located within the territorial limits of a municipality
buildings or improvements, by reason of dilapidation, obsolescence,
arrangement or design, lack of ventilation, light and sanitary facilities,
coverage, deleterious land use or layout or any combination of these factors,
detrimental to the public safety, health, morals, or welfare.
(Source: P.A. 93-1037, eff. 6-1-05