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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 45.1

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 45.1 heading)
DIVISION 45.1. CULTURAL CENTERS

65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45.1-1)
    Sec. 11-45.1-1. The corporate authorities of each municipality may establish cultural centers within the municipality. Such cultural centers may be devoted to the exhibition of works of art, the conduct of programs of music and the performing arts, the establishment of museums, the exhibition of historical objects, the presentation of dramatic productions, and other exhibitions and performances enhancing the cultural and intellectual level of the community.
(Source: P.A. 76-211.)

65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45.1-2)
    Sec. 11-45.1-2. For the purpose of establishing such cultural centers, the corporate authorities may acquire all necessary real and personal property by purchase, lease, gift or eminent domain. They may lease portions of a cultural center to any not-for-profit organization engaged in activities within the purview of cultural centers established under this division. The terms and periods of such lease shall be those deemed appropriate by the corporate authorities, provided that no lease may exceed 5 years. The corporate authorities may also lease up to 25% of the floor area of any cultural center to persons, organizations or corporations engaged in noncultural activities, for the purpose of rendering auxiliary services. Such as food dispensing, automobile parking, sale of books, records or publications, and other necessary activities convenient for the use of the cultural centers by the public.
(Source: P.A. 76-211.)

65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45.1-3)
    Sec. 11-45.1-3. The corporate authorities may expend corporate funds for the purpose of acquiring, maintaining and operating cultural centers, including but not limited to compensation of employees and payment of operating expenses. The corporate authorities may issue revenue bonds pursuant to ordinance adopted for such purpose. Such bonds shall be payable solely from the revenues to be derived from the operation of the cultural center. Such bonds shall mature at a time not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates of issue and shall be in such form, carry such registration privileges, be executed in such manner, be offered for sale in such manner, and be payable at such place or places and under such conditions and terms as may be provided in the ordinance or in any subsequent ordinance adopted pursuant hereto for the purpose of refunding or refinancing any bonds issued hereunder. The holder or holders of such bonds may bring suit to compel the municipality to perform any covenant or duty created by the ordinance authorizing their issuance. The bonds shall bear interest at a rate not to exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract.
    The corporate authorities may receive gifts and donations for the purpose of acquiring, operating and maintaining a cultural center and may enter into contractual arrangements with any public body, private corporation or foundation for the purpose of receiving such grants or gifts. The corporate authorities may acquire and operate one or more buildings or one or more sites as cultural centers pursuant to the powers herein granted.
    The foregoing provisions and powers may be administered by such special commission, board, department, or bureau of the municipality or by any existing commission, board, department or bureau of the municipality, as may be provided by ordinance adopted by the corporate authorities.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1989, it is and always has been the intention of the General Assembly (i) that the Omnibus Bond Acts are and always have been supplementary grants of power to issue instruments in accordance with the Omnibus Bond Acts, regardless of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts, (ii) that the provisions of this Section are not a limitation on the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts, and (iii) that instruments issued under this Section within the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts are not invalid because of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
    Any bonds issued under this Section as limited bonds as defined in Section 3 of the Local Government Debt Reform Act shall comply with the requirements of the Bond Issue Notification Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-655, eff. 1-1-97.)

65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45.1-4)
    Sec. 11-45.1-4. Any municipality may levy a tax annually not to exceed .25% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all the taxable property in the municipality for the purpose of acquiring, operating and maintaining a cultural center, provided that no such tax shall be levied in any such municipality until the question of levying the tax has first been submitted to the electors of that municipality at any election, and the tax has been approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon. Such question shall be certified by the municipal clerk and submitted by the proper election authority. If a majority of the electors of the municipality voting thereon vote for the levy of the tax, the municipality is authorized to levy and collect the tax. This tax shall be in addition to all other taxes which that municipality is now or hereafter may be authorized to levy on the taxable property within the municipality and shall be in addition to taxes for general purposes authorized to be levied, as provided by Section 8-3-1 of this Code. This tax shall be levied and collected in like manner as the general taxes for that municipality.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489; 81-1509.)

65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45.1-5)
    Sec. 11-45.1-5. For the purpose of acquiring and constructing a cultural center as provided in this division, or for the equipping of any such cultural center, any municipality may borrow money and issue its negotiable bonds thereon, pledging the full faith and credit of the municipality. Such bonds shall bear interest at not to exceed the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, but no such bonds shall be issued unless the proposition to issue the bonds is first submitted to the electors of the municipality and approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon. The municipal clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper election authority who shall submit the proposition to a vote of the electors. The form of such proposition shall be in accordance with the provisions of Section 8-4-2 of this Code.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1989, it is and always has been the intention of the General Assembly (i) that the Omnibus Bond Acts are and always have been supplementary grants of power to issue instruments in accordance with the Omnibus Bond Acts, regardless of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts, (ii) that the provisions of this Section are not a limitation on the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts, and (iii) that instruments issued under this Section within the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts are not invalid because of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 86-4.)

65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-6

    (65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45.1-6)
    Sec. 11-45.1-6. If any provision of this Division or application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of this Act which can be given effect without the invalid application or provision. To this end the provisions of this division are declared to be severable.
(Source: P.A. 76-211.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 46

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 46 heading)
DIVISION 46. ART COMMISSIONS

65 ILCS 5/11-46-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-46-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-46-1)
    Sec. 11-46-1. Whenever the city council of any city deems it advisable, they may provide by ordinance for the creation of a commission to be known as the art commission of that city.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-46-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-46-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-46-2)
    Sec. 11-46-2. Each art commission shall consist of the mayor of the city by virtue of his office and 6 other members to be appointed by the mayor. Three of these 6 members shall be appointed from one or more of the professions of painting, sculpture, architecture, and landscape gardening, but none of the 3 other members shall be appointed from these enumerated professions.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-46-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-46-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-46-3)
    Sec. 11-46-3. The 3 members of the commission required to be appointed from among the professions enumerated in Section 11-46-2 shall be appointed in the first instance for one, 2, and 3 year terms of office respectively, as the mayor may determine. The other appointed members of the commission also shall be appointed in the first instance for one, 2 and 3 year terms of office respectively. After the expiration of these first terms of office of all of the appointed members respectively, their successors shall be appointed for a term of 3 years in each case. All appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired term.
    In case a vacancy occurs in the commission for any reason the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the mayor. All appointees shall hold their offices for their respective terms and until their successors are appointed and have qualified.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-46-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-46-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-46-4)
    Sec. 11-46-4. The commission shall serve without compensation, and shall elect a president and a secretary from its own members, whose terms of office shall be for one year, and until their successors are elected and have qualified.
    The commission shall have power to adopt its own rules of procedure. Four commissioners shall constitute a quorum.
    The city council shall provide suitable offices for the commission and shall make annual appropriations for the payment of the commission's expenses.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-46-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-46-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-46-5)
    Sec. 11-46-5. Hereafter no work of art shall be erected or placed in, over, or upon or allowed to be extended into, over, or upon any street, alley, avenue, square, common, boulevard, park, grounds used for school or other public purposes, municipal building, school building, or other public building or public place under the control of the city, or any department or officer thereof, unless the work of art, or a design thereof, together with a statement of the proposed location of the work of art first has been submitted to and approved by the commission. The commission, when they deem it proper, may also require a complete model of the proposed work of art to be submitted. The term "work of art" as used in this connection shall apply to and include all paintings, mural decorations, stained glass, statues, bas reliefs, sculptures, monuments, ornaments, fountains, arches, ornamental gateways, or other structures of a permanent character intended for ornament or commemoration. No existing work of art in the possession of the city, or in any park, or school building, or on any boulevard, public ground or school ground, shall be removed relocated, or altered in any way without a similar approval of the commission, except as provided in Section 11-46-7.
    The commission shall act in this same capacity and shall have these same powers (1) in respect to designs of buildings, bridges, approaches, gates, fences, lamps, or other structures to be erected upon land belonging to and occupied by the city, or in any park, public ground, or boulevard under the jurisdiction of the city, and (2) in respect of the lines, grades, and platting of public ways and grounds, and (3) in respect of the arches, bridges, structures, and approaches which will be the property of any corporation or private individual, and which are to be extended over or upon any street, avenue, highway, boulevard, park, or other public place belonging to or under the jurisdiction of the city, and the commission's approval shall be required for every such structure which is hereafter contracted for, erected, or altered. But in case any such structure, not including works of art, which is hereafter contracted for, erected, or altered at a total expense not exceeding $200,000, the approval of the art commission shall not be required if the city council so directs.
    The commission may offer advice or suggestions to the owners of private property in relation to the beautification of their property. Any person, who is about to erect any building or make any improvement, may submit the plans and designs thereof to the art commission for advice and suggestions. The art commission may receive and act upon the complaints and suggestions of citizens or voluntary associations having such objects and purposes in view as are specified in this section.
    The commission shall record its proceedings and make a report thereof in writing annually to the mayor of the city.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-46-6

    (65 ILCS 5/11-46-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-46-6)
    Sec. 11-46-6. If the art commission, except as provided in Section 11-46-7, fails to decide upon any matter submitted to it within 60 days after the matter is submitted, its decision is unnecessary.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-46-7

    (65 ILCS 5/11-46-7) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-46-7)
    Sec. 11-46-7. In case the removal or relocation of any existing work of art or other matter, which under Section 11-46-5 is within the control of the art commission, is deemed necessary by those having the power to order such a removal or relocation, the commission shall approve or disapprove of the proposed removal or relocation within 48 hours after it is notified thereof. In case the commission fails to act within this 48 hour period, it shall be deemed to have approved of the removal or relocation.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 47

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 47 heading)
DIVISION 47. PROMOTION OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH

65 ILCS 5/11-47-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-47-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-47-1)
    Sec. 11-47-1. The several cities, incorporated towns and villages acting through their constituted authorities may encourage and promote historical research within their respective jurisdictions by making reasonable appropriations for the publication of the proceedings of and such papers and other documents of historic interest as may be furnished by any historic or other society engaged in historic research, and for ascertaining and marking the location of ancient forts, villages, missions, military encampments, habitations of aborigines and other places of historic interest, and to provide for the manner in which and the purposes for which such appropriations shall be expended.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-47-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-47-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-47-2)
    Sec. 11-47-2. The authorities of such cities, incorporated towns and villages having so undertaken the publication of such proceedings, papers and documents, may cause the same to be printed or published in book or pamphlet form and may provide for the sale thereof at such prices as in their judgment will reimburse the cost of publication.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 48

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 48 heading)
DIVISION 48. PRESERVATION OF HISTORICAL
DOCUMENTS

65 ILCS 5/11-48-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48-1)
    Sec. 11-48-1. The city council or board of trustees of every city, incorporated town or village may, by order or resolution authorize and direct to be transferred to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, the State Archives or to the State University Library at Urbana, Illinois, or to any historical society duly incorporated and located within their respective counties, such official papers, drawings, maps, writings and records of every description as may be deemed of historic interest or value, and as may be in the custody of any officer of such county, city, incorporated town or village. Accurate copies of the same when so transferred shall be substituted for the original when in the judgment of such city council or board of trustees the same may be deemed necessary.
(Source: P.A. 100-120, eff. 8-18-17.)

65 ILCS 5/11-48-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48-2)
    Sec. 11-48-2. The officer or officers having the custody of such papers, drawings, maps, writings and records shall permit search to be made at all reasonable hours and under their supervision for such as may be deemed of historic interest, and whenever so directed by the city council or board of trustees of such city, incorporated town or village in the manner prescribed in Section 11-48-1 to deliver the same to the trustee, directors or librarian or other officer of the library or society designated by the city council or board of trustees, as the case may be.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/11-48-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48-3)
    Sec. 11-48-3. The city council and board of trustees of the several cities, incorporated towns and villages in this state may make reasonable appropriations from their respective revenues for the purpose of carrying the provisions of this Division 48 into effect.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 48.2

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 11 Div. 48.2 heading)
DIVISION 48.2. PRESERVATION OF HISTORICAL
AND OTHER SPECIAL AREAS

65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-1

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48.2-1)
    Sec. 11-48.2-1. It is hereby found and declared that in all municipalities the movements and shifts of population and the changes in residential, commercial, and industrial use and customs threaten with disappearance areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art and other objects having special historical, community, or aesthetic interest or value and whose preservation and continued utilization are necessary and desirable to sound community planning for such municipalities and to the welfare of the residents thereof. The granting to such municipalities of the powers herein provided is directed to such ends, and the use of such rights and powers for the preservation and continued utilization of such property is hereby declared to be a public use essential to the public interest.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 957.)

65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-1A

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-1A) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48.2-1A)
    Sec. 11-48.2-1A. (1) The development rights of a landmark site are the rights granted under applicable local law respecting the permissible bulk and size of improvements erected thereon. Development rights may be calculated in accordance with such factors as lot area, floor area, floor area ratios, height limitations, or any other criteria set forth under local law for this purpose.
    (2) A preservation restriction is a right, whether or not stated in the form of a restriction, easement, covenant or condition, in any deed, will or other instrument executed by or on behalf of the owner of the land or in any order of taking, appropriate to the preservation of areas, places, buildings or structures to forbid or limit acts of demolition, alteration, use or other acts detrimental to the preservation of the areas, places, buildings or structures in accordance with the purposes of the Division. Preservation restrictions shall not be unenforceable on account of lack of privity of estate or contract, or of lack of benefit to particular land or on account of the benefit being assignable or being assigned.
    (3) A transfer of development rights is the transfer from a landmark site of all or a portion of the development rights applicable thereto, subject to such controls as are necessary to secure the purposes of this Division. The transfer of development rights pursuant to sound community planning standards and the other requirements of this Division is hereby declared to be in accordance with municipal health, safety and welfare because it furthers the more efficient utilization of urban space at a time when this objective is made urgent by the shrinking land base of urban areas, the increasing incidence of large-scale, comprehensive development in such areas, the evolution of building technology and similar factors.
    (4) A development rights bank is a reserve into which may be deposited development rights associated with publicly and privately-owned landmark sites. Corporate authorities or their designees shall be authorized to accept for deposit within the bank gifts, donations, bequests or other transfers of development rights from the owners of said sites, and shall be authorized to deposit therein development rights associated with (i) the sites of municipally-owned landmarks and (ii) the sites of privately-owned landmarks in respect of which the municipality has acquired a preservation restriction through eminent domain or purchase. All transfers of development rights from the development rights bank shall be subject to the requirements of Sections 11-76-1 through 11-76-6 of the Municipal Code of Illinois, and all receipts arising from the transfers shall be deposited in a special municipal account to be applied against expenditures necessitated by the municipal landmarks program.
    (5) The term, public easement, shall have the same meaning and effects herein as it has in Article IX, Section 3 of the Illinois Constitution of 1870 and Article IX, Section 4(c) of the Illinois Constitution of 1970. This amendatory Act of 1971 does not apply to any municipality which is a home rule unit.
(Source: P.A. 77-1372.)

65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48.2-2)
    Sec. 11-48.2-2. The corporate authorities in all municipalities shall have the power to provide for official landmark designation by ordinance of areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art and other objects having a special historical, community, or aesthetic interest or value; and in connection with such areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art or other objects so designated by ordinance, whether owned or controlled privately or by any public body, to provide special conditions, to impose regulations governing construction, alteration, demolition and use, and to adopt other additional measures appropriate for their preservation, protection, enhancement, rehabilitation, reconstruction, perpetuation, or use, which additional measures may include, but are not limited to, (a) the making of leases and subleases (either as lessee or lessor of any such property) for such periods and upon such terms as the municipality shall deem appropriate; (b) inducing, by contract or other consideration, the creation of covenants or restrictions binding the land; (c) the acquisition by purchase or eminent domain of a fee or lesser interest, including a preservation restriction, in property so designated; the deposit, as appropriate, in a development rights bank of the development rights associated with said property; and the reconstruction, operation or transfer by the municipality of any such property so acquired or the transfer of any development rights so acquired, all in accordance with such procedures and subject to such conditions as are reasonable and appropriate to carrying out the purposes of this Division; (d) appropriate and reasonable control of the use or appearance of adjacent and immediately surrounding private property within public view; (e) acquisition by eminent domain or by other contract or conveyance of immediately surrounding private property, or any part thereof or interest therein, the alteration or clearance of which is important for the proper preservation, reconstruction or use of the designated property; (f) cooperative relations, including gifts, contracts and conveyances appropriate to the purposes of this Division, by and between the municipality and any other governmental body or agency and by and between the municipality and not-for-profit organizations which have as one of their objects the preservation or enhancement of areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art or other objects of special historical, community or aesthetic interest or value; (g) acceptance and administration by the municipality of funds or property transferred on trust to the municipality by an individual, corporation or other governmental or private entity for the purpose of aiding, either in general or in connection with some specific designated property, the preservation or enhancement of areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art or other objects designed by law under the provisions hereof; (h) issuance of interest bearing revenue bonds, pursuant to ordinance adopted by the corporate authorities, payable from the revenues to be derived from the operation of any one or more areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art or other objects designated by ordinance and acquired by the municipality under the provisions hereof, such bonds to mature at a time not exceeding 50 years from their respective dates of issue and to be in such form, carry such registration privileges, be executed in such manner, be offered for sale in such manner and be payable at such place or places and under such conditions and terms as may be provided in the ordinance or in any subsequent ordinance adopted pursuant hereto for the purpose of refunding or refinancing any bonds issued hereunder; and the holder or holders of any such bonds may by mandamus, injunction or other civil action compel the municipality to perform any covenant or duty created by the ordinance authorizing their issuance; and (i) establishment of procedures authorizing owners of designated property to transfer development rights in such amount and subject to such conditions as are appropriate to secure the purposes of this Division.
    Any such special conditions, regulations, or other measures, shall, if adopted in the exercise of the police power, be reasonable and appropriate to the preservation, protection, enhancement, rehabilitation, reconstruction, perpetuation, or use of such areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art, or other objects so designated by law, or, if constituting a taking of private property, shall provide for due and just compensation. This amendatory Act of 1971 does not apply to any municipality which is a home rule unit.
(Source: P.A. 83-345.)

65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-3

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48.2-3)
    Sec. 11-48.2-3. The foregoing purposes and powers may be administered by such special commission, board, department or bureau of the municipality or by such one or more existing commissions, boards, departments or bureaus of the municipality, or by any combination thereof or division of functions thereamong, as may be provided by ordinance adopted by the corporate authorities, and the words "the municipality" as used in reference to the administration of this division include any commission, board, department, bureau, officer, or other agency of the municipality given any such administrative powers by ordinance adopted by the corporate authorities.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 2420.)

65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48.2-4)
    Sec. 11-48.2-4. No action taken by the municipality under this section directing a private owner to do or refrain from doing any specific thing, or refusing to permit a private owner to do some specific thing he desires to do, in connection with property designated by ordinance hereunder, shall be taken by the municipality except after due notice to such owner and opportunity for him to be heard at a public hearing, and if such action is taken by administrative decision as defined in Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure, it shall be subject to judicial review pursuant to the provisions of the Administrative Review Law and all amendments and modifications thereof and rules adopted pursuant thereto.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)

65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48.2-5)
    Sec. 11-48.2-5. The denial of an application for a building demolition permit by reason of the operation of this Division, or the denial of an application for a building permit to add to, modify or remove a portion of any building by reason of the operation of this Division, or the imposition of any regulation solely by reason of the provisions of this Division which requires, directly or indirectly, an alteration or cessation in the use to which the interior space in any building is put, or which requires any addition or modification in or to any building, or which requires any unusual or extraordinary provisions for upkeep and maintenance of any building, shall not constitute a taking or damage for a public use of such property for which just compensation shall be ascertained and paid, unless the denial of a permit application or imposition of a regulation, as the case may be, deprives the owner of all reasonable beneficial use or return.
(Source: P.A. 81-560.)

65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-6

    (65 ILCS 5/11-48.2-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-48.2-6)
    Sec. 11-48.2-6. Any encumbrances or restrictions imposed upon designated property pursuant to subsections (a)-(i) of Section 11-48.2-2 of this Division shall be deemed public easements, and any depreciation occasioned by such encumbrances or restrictions shall be deducted in the valuation of such property. This amendatory Act of 1971 does not apply to any municipality which is a home rule unit.
(Source: P.A. 77-1372.)