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35 ILCS 200/27-120

    (35 ILCS 200/27-120)
    Sec. 27-120. Exclusion of erroneously included property. If a property is determined by the corporate authorities of the municipality to be erroneously included in a special service area, the corporate authorities of the municipality may disconnect that property from the special service area solely by municipal action without regard to Section 27-60 or Section 27-65 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-930, eff. 1-20-17.)

35 ILCS 200/27-125

    (35 ILCS 200/27-125)
    Sec. 27-125. Administrative fees. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an annual administrative fee may be charged for the administration of a special service area. Such annual administrative fee may be derived from the annual tax levy for each special service area. Any amount recommended by a special service area commission and approved as an administrative expense which may be paid to the service provider agency pursuant to the budget included in a services contract shall not exceed 30% of the annual tax levy for the special service area that is the subject of such services contract and is separate from any municipal administrative fee.
(Source: P.A. 99-930, eff. 1-20-17.)

35 ILCS 200/Art. 28

 
    (35 ILCS 200/Art. 28 heading)
Article 28. Special Assessment Apportionment Law

35 ILCS 200/28-1

    (35 ILCS 200/28-1)
    Sec. 28-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Special Assessment Apportionment Law.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/28-5

    (35 ILCS 200/28-5)
    Sec. 28-5. Apportionment upon subdivision. If a special assessment that is payable in installments has been made by any corporate authority, for supplying water, or other corporate purpose, and if all or some of the owner or owners of any parcel of land so assessed desire to subdivide the parcel, and to apportion the assessment and the several installments so that each parcel of the proposed subdivision will bear its just and equitable proportion, it may be done as provided in this Article.
(Source: P.A. 83-345; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/28-10

    (35 ILCS 200/28-10)
    Sec. 28-10. Apportionment petition. The owner or owners of the parcel of land shall present to the corporate authority a petition, setting forth:
        (a) The descriptive character of the assessment and
    
the date of the confirmation of the assessment.
        (b) The names of the owners.
        (c) A description of the land proposed to be
    
subdivided, together with the amount of each installment thereon, and the year or years for which the installments are due.
        (d) A plat showing the proposed subdivision.
        (e) The proposed apportionment of the amount of each
    
installment on each lot or parcel according to the proposed subdivision.
    The petition shall be acknowledged in the manner provided for the acknowledgment of deeds.
(Source: P.A. 83-345; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/28-15

    (35 ILCS 200/28-15)
    Sec. 28-15. Approval of petition by corporate authority; effect. If the corporate authority is satisfied with the proposed division, it shall cause to be indorsed upon or attached to the petition its approval by its clerk or secretary, under its corporate seal. The approved petition shall be filed and recorded in the office of the county clerk of the county in which the land is situated, and the apportioned assessment shall stand in place of the original assessment and the several amounts so apportioned shall be liens upon the several parcels charged, respectively. For the purpose of collecting the assessment all proceedings shall be had and taken as if the assessment and installments had been made and apportioned in the first instance according to the apportioned description and amounts. The respective owners shall be held to have waived every and all objections to the assessment and the apportionment. This Article does not apply to any parcel of land on which any delinquent installment remains due and unpaid.
(Source: P.A. 83-345; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/28-20

    (35 ILCS 200/28-20)
    Sec. 28-20. Apportionment by court. If the owners are unable to agree as to the apportionment, or any of them are under legal disability, one or more of them may file a petition with the circuit court of the county in which the land so assessed is situated, substantially in the form provided in Section 28-10. The corporate authority, together with all owners or persons interested, not joined as petitioners, and unknown owners, if any, shall be made parties defendant. All proceedings shall be had as in other civil cases. The court may hear and determine the case according to the right of the matter. A copy of the record of the proceedings of the court relating to the premises in case of an apportionment, duly certified, shall be filed and recorded in the office of the county clerk. As to the land covered by the court's order, the owners of the land, the apportionment, and the collection of the several amounts apportioned, the proceedings have the same force and effect as is provided in Section 28-15 when the corporate authorities approved a petition.
(Source: P.A. 83-345; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/Art. 29

 
    (35 ILCS 200/Art. 29 heading)
Article 29. Special Assessments Benefiting State Property Law

35 ILCS 200/29-1

    (35 ILCS 200/29-1)
    Sec. 29-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Special Assessment Benefiting State Property Law.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/29-5

    (35 ILCS 200/29-5)
    Sec. 29-5. State policy. It is the policy of this State that when any unit of local government makes a local improvement by special assessment or special tax which benefits abutting State property, the State should pay for the benefit so conferred on the same basis as other property owners benefited by that improvement, subject to the same rights as are afforded to those property owners.
(Source: P.A. 86-933; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/29-10

    (35 ILCS 200/29-10)
    Sec. 29-10. State must be party to proceedings. No amount may be claimed from the State by or on behalf of any unit of local government for any local improvement made by special assessment or special tax that benefits, or is alleged to benefit, abutting property owned by the State unless the State has been made a party to all proceedings, has been given all notices, and has been afforded the same opportunities for hearing and for objecting to the assessment in the same manner and under the same conditions as provided in the law applicable to the making of the local improvement by special assessment or special tax by that unit of local government.
    For the purposes of this Article, any notices required under applicable law must be sent by registered or certified mail to the Director of the Department or the other State officer having jurisdiction over the State property affected, to the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and to the Attorney General.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)

35 ILCS 200/29-15

    (35 ILCS 200/29-15)
    Sec. 29-15. Payment of assessment. When the Attorney General has certified to the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity that the amount, in the nature of a special assessment by which specified abutting State property has been benefited by a specified local improvement, has been determined in compliance with this Article, the Director shall, to the extent that appropriations are available for that purpose, voucher the amount of that assessment, or $25,000, whichever is less, for payment to the appropriate unit of local government. When the amount appropriated in any fiscal year for those purposes is insufficient to pay a special assessment totalling $25,000 or less in full, the balance of that special assessment shall be vouchered for payment from the appropriation for those purposes for the next succeeding fiscal year.
    If the amount of the assessment exceeds $25,000, the Director of the Department or the other State officer having jurisdiction over the property affected shall include in the Department's budget for the next succeeding fiscal year a request for the appropriation of the amount by which the assessment exceeds $25,000, plus interest, if any, which shall be vouchered for payment from that appropriation.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)

35 ILCS 200/29-20

    (35 ILCS 200/29-20)
    Sec. 29-20. No lien on State property. Nothing in this Article permits the imposition or enforcement of a lien on State property.
(Source: P.A. 86-933; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/Art. 30

 
    (35 ILCS 200/Art. 30 heading)
Article 30. Fiscal Responsibility Law

35 ILCS 200/30-1

    (35 ILCS 200/30-1)
    Sec. 30-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Fiscal Responsibility Law.
(Source: P.A. 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/30-5

    (35 ILCS 200/30-5)
    Sec. 30-5. Definition. As used in this Article, "taxing district" has the meaning stated in Section 1-150.
(Source: P.A. 84-205; 88-455.)

35 ILCS 200/30-10

    (35 ILCS 200/30-10)
    Sec. 30-10. Special reserve fund. The governing body of any taxing district may, by ordinance or resolution, establish a special reserve fund for the purpose of accumulating monies to pay refunds of erroneously or illegally collected taxes. A taxing district establishing a special fund may transfer into the fund each year taxes or monies from the general corporate fund to be used solely for the payment of tax refunds and expenses incident to refunds. The balance of the fund shall not exceed 1/2 of 1% of the equalized assessed valuation of property in the taxing district.
(Source: P.A. 84-205; 88-455.)