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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-32-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-32-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-32-1)
    Sec. 11-32-1. The corporate authorities of each municipality may:
    (1) provide for the regulation, safe construction, installation, alteration, inspection, testing and maintenance of heating, air conditioning and refrigerating systems specified in this section.
    (2) provide for examination, licensing and regulation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; and fix the amount of license fees, not exceeding $50, and the terms and manner of issuing and revoking licenses of such contractors.
    (3) provide for the appointment of a board of examiners which shall examine applicants for and issue licenses to such contractors as are found capable and trustworthy.
    A. The term "heating, air conditioning and refrigeration contractor" means:
    (a) any person engaged in the business of installing, altering or servicing heating, air conditioning or refrigerating systems;
    (b) any private or municipally owned public utility if such public utility installs heating, air conditioning or refrigerating systems.
    The term "heating, air conditioning and refrigeration contractor" does not include: (i) any private or municipally owned public utility, fuel supplier or dealer that supplies fuel and services or repairs heating or air conditioning appliances or equipment in connection with or as a part of their business of supplying the fuel used in such appliances or equipment; or (ii) any liquefied petroleum gas dealer subject to "An Act to regulate the storage, transportation, sale and use of liquefied petroleum gases", approved July 11, 1955, as now or hereafter amended, and the rules and regulations of the Department of State Police promulgated pursuant to such Act; or (iii) any electrical contractor registered or licensed as such under the provisions of this Act or any other statute.
    B. The term "heating system" means any heating unit intended to warm the atmosphere of any building or rooms therein used for human occupancy.
    C. The term "air conditioning system" means any air conditioning unit designed to cool the atmosphere of any building or rooms therein used for human occupancy, which unit has a rated heat removal capacity in excess of 20,000 British thermal units per hour; and also any such unit regardless of size or rating that is installed in such a manner that it projects from a building where pedestrian traffic will pass below it.
    D. The term "refrigerating system" means any refrigerating unit, other than an air conditioning system as defined in this section, which is to be used in conjunction with or as an aid to any commercial enterprise but does not include a refrigerating unit used for family household purposes.
    Any heating, air conditioning and refrigeration contractor properly licensed under paragraph (2) of this section in the municipality of his principal place of business in this State may install heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems in any other municipality without securing an additional license, provided that such contractor complies with the rules and regulations of the municipality where such systems are installed.
(Source: P.A. 84-25.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 33

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 33 heading)
DIVISION 33. REGISTRATION OF ELECTRICAL
CONTRACTORS

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)
DIVISION 34. STEAM BOILER INSPECTION AND
OPERATOR LICENSING

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)
DIVISION 35. BOARD OF PLUMBING EXAMINERS IN
MUNICIPALITIES OF 500,000 OR MORE