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90_HB0583 55 ILCS 5/5-1071.2 new Amends the Counties Code to specifically authorize counties with a population over 750,000 but less than 3,000,000 to enact ordinances or resolutions that prohibit barking dogs and certain other noisy animals. Permits fines of not less than $25 nor more than $200. LRB9003182MWpc LRB9003182MWpc 1 AN ACT to amend the Counties Code by adding Section 2 5-1071.2. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding Section 6 5-1071.2 as follows: 7 (55 ILCS 5/5-1071.2 new) 8 Sec. 5-1071.2. Barking dogs. Except for farm animals or 9 animals kept at a commercial dog kennel, counties with a 10 population over 750,000 but less than 3,000,000 may regulate 11 barking dogs and other animals that disturb anyone with 12 noise. A county may impose a fine or penalty of not less than 13 $25 nor more than $200 to enforce an ordinance or resolution 14 enacted under this Section.
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