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MUNICIPALITIES65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-12
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.
(65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-12)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-31.1-12)
Sanctions applicable to owner - Property.
The order to correct a code violation and the sanctions imposed by a
municipality as the result of a finding of a code violation under this
Division shall attach to the property as well as to the owner of the
property, so that a finding of a code violation against one owner cannot be
avoided by conveying or transferring the property to another owner. Any
subsequent transferee or owner of property takes subject to the findings,
decision and order of a hearing officer under this Division.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 1905.)
65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-12.1
(65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-12.1)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-31.1-12.1)
(a) The owner of a building located in a municipality in a county having
a population in excess of 100,000 inhabitants who, directly or indirectly,
has collected, or caused to be collected, rentals from an occupant of that
building during a period in which the number of apartments or family units
in that building exceeded the number permitted for that building by an
ordinance of the municipality in which the building is located, is liable
to any such occupant in an amount equal to not more than 3 times the amount
of any rentals paid by any such occupant, or in his behalf, after January
1, 1970, together with court costs and reasonable attorney's fees. If the
occupant is a recipient of public aid under Article III, IV, or VI of "the
Illinois Public Aid Code", approved April 11, 1967, as amended, in whose
behalf vendor payment of the rental was made by the Illinois Department of
Public Aid, the Department of Human Services (acting as successor to the
Department of Public Aid under the Department of Human Services Act), or a
local governmental unit, as the case may be,
as herein provided is to the Illinois Department of Public Aid, the
Department of Human Services (acting as successor to the Department of Public
Aid under the Department of Human Services Act), or the local
governmental unit making the vendor payment of the rental.
(b) For the purposes of this Section:
(1) "Owner" means the legal or beneficial owner of a
(2) "Family unit" means a room or group of rooms used
or intended to be used as a housekeeping unit for living, sleeping, cooking and eating. The fact that any such family unit is used or intended to be used with cooking or eating accommodations in common with another family unit in any such building does not affect liability hereunder.
(c) No liability accrues under this Section until 30 days after the
owner of record of a building has been notified in writing that such owner
is in violation of any such municipal ordinance. Such notice shall be
personally served upon such owner of record or sent by registered mail to
the last known address of such owner.
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)
65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-12.2
(65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-12.2)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-31.1-12.2)
(a) A person who contracts with the federal
government or any of its agencies, including without limitation the
Department of Housing and Urban Development, to care for vacant residential
real estate shall be responsible for maintaining the property to prevent
and correct municipal health and safety code violations.
(b) A person who intentionally violates this Section is guilty of a
business offense and shall be fined not less than $501 and not more
(Source: P.A. 86-315.)
65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-13
(65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-13)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-31.1-13)
Adoption of Division by municipality.
This Division may be adopted by a municipality by incorporating the
provisions of this Division in an ordinance and passing and publishing the
ordinance in the manner provided in Division 2 of Article 1 of this Act.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 1905.)
65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-14
(65 ILCS 5/11-31.1-14)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-31.1-14)
Application for grants.
Any municipality adopting
this Division may make application to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for grants to help defray the cost of establishing and
maintaining a code hearing department as provided in this Division. The
application for grants shall be in the manner and form prescribed by the
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)
65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 32
(65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 32 heading)
REGULATION OF HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING
AND REFRIGERATION INSTALLATIONS