(620 ILCS 25/17)
(from Ch. 15 1/2, par. 48.17)
of the Department to adopt airport zoning regulations.
In each case when an airport hazard area exists in connection with a
publicly-owned airport, the Department, on behalf of this State, shall upon
request of the political subdivision or subdivisions owning or operating
such airport adopt, administer, and enforce, under the police power and in
the manner and upon the conditions hereinafter prescribed, airport zoning
regulations for such airport hazard area, which regulations may divide such
area into zones, and, within such zones, specify the land uses permitted
and regulate and restrict the height to which structures and trees may be
erected or allowed to grow.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 2907.)