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(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-33-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-33-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-33-1)
    Sec. 11-33-1. The corporate authorities of each municipality may require the registration of electrical contractors, and may impose an annual registration fee of $25 on each registered contractor. An electrical contractor who is registered in one municipality, however, shall not be required by any other municipality to be registered or to pay a registration fee in the other municipality.
    The term "electrical contractor," as used in this section, means any person engaged in the business of installing or altering by contract electrical equipment for the utilization of electricity for light, heat, or power. But the term "electrical contractor" shall not include the installing or altering of (1) radio apparatus or equipment for wireless reception of sounds and signals, or (2) apparatus, conductors, or other equipment installed for or by public utilities, including common carriers, which are under the jurisdiction of the Illinois Commerce Commission, for use in their operation as public utilities. Nor shall the term include the employees employed by an electrical contractor to do or supervise his work.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 34

    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 34 heading)

65 ILCS 5/11-34-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-34-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-34-1)
    Sec. 11-34-1. The corporate authorities of each municipality may:
    (1) provide for the inspection of steam boilers and elevators.
    (2) provide for the examination, licensing, and regulation of persons having charge of steam boilers under steam pressure, exhausting through an engine, and of persons having charge as starters or operators of all freight and passenger elevators run by hydraulic, electric, steam, water balance, compressed air, or any other motive power.
    (3) fix the amount of the license fee, terms, and manner of issuing to and revoking the licenses of the specified persons.
    (4) provide for the appointment by the mayor or the president of the board of trustees of competent boards of examiners, which shall examine applicants and license those found capable and trustworthy to operate steam boilers or elevators, as the case may be.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 35

    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 35 heading)

65 ILCS 5/11-35-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-35-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-35-1)
    Sec. 11-35-1. Any municipality with a population of 500,000 or more, by ordinance may provide for a board of plumbing examiners (1) to conduct examinations for journeyman plumbers and master plumbers, (2) to register plumbers' apprentices, and (3) to issue and revoke plumber's licenses within such a municipality.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 36

    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 36 heading)

65 ILCS 5/11-36-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-36-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-36-1)
    Sec. 11-36-1. Every person desiring to engage in the business of a mason contractor or employing mason within a municipality with a population of 500,000 or more, is required to obtain an annual license authorizing him to do so, in the manner provided by Sections 11-36-2 through 11-36-6. However, where a firm or corporation consists of more than one mason contractor or employing mason, it is not necessary for more than one member of the firm or corporation to procure a license.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-36-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-36-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-36-2)
    Sec. 11-36-2. Every person specified in Section 11-36-1 shall apply to the board of examiners provided by Section 11-36-3 and, at such time and place as the board may designate, must pass such an examination as to his qualifications as the board may direct. This examination may be wholly or partly written. It shall be of a practical and elementary character but it shall be sufficiently strict to test his qualifications.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-36-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-36-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-36-3)
    Sec. 11-36-3. In every municipality with a population of 500,000 or over there shall be a board of examiners of mason contractors or employing masons consisting of 3 members, all of whom are practical masons. The members shall be appointed annually by the mayor or president, as the case may be, with the approval of the corporate authorities, before the first day of May. They shall hold office for a term of one year and until their successors are appointed and have qualified. They shall be paid from the treasury of the municipality such sum as the corporate authorities may designate.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-36-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-36-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-36-4)
    Sec. 11-36-4. As soon as is convenient after their appointment, the members of the board of examiners shall meet and designate the times and places for the examination of all persons specified in Section 11-36-1 who apply to them. The board shall examine these applicants as to their practical knowledge of masonry and mason construction and all matters pertaining to mason construction, and, if satisfied as to the competency of an applicant, shall thereupon issue a license to him, authorizing him to engage in the business of mason contracting or employing mason. The license fee for such a mason contractor or employing mason shall be fixed by the corporate authorities of the municipality. The license shall be valid and have force throughout the state for a period of one year from its date of issuance and may be renewed upon its expiration by paying in advance an annual renewal fee to be fixed by the corporate authorities. All license fees received shall be paid into the treasury of the municipality where the licenses are issued.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-36-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-36-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-36-5)
    Sec. 11-36-5. Each municipality specified in Section 11-36-1, by ordinance, shall prescribe rules and regulations for the materials, construction, alteration, and inspection of all mason work placed in or upon or in connection with any building in the municipality. The specified municipality shall provide also that no mason work shall be done upon any building without a permit being first issued therefor by the building department upon such terms and conditions as the municipality shall prescribe.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)