101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 2/18/2020, by Rep. Robyn Gabel
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Local Accessory Dwelling Unit Act. Defines terms. Provides
that a unit of local government may not prohibit the building or usage of
accessory dwelling units in the unit of local government. Provides that a
unit of local government may provide reasonable regulations relating to the
size and location of accessory dwelling units similar to other accessory
structures unless a regulation would have the effect of prohibiting
accessory dwelling units. Limits home rule powers.
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AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Accessory Dwelling Unit Act.
As used in this Act:
"Accessory dwelling unit" means an attached or a detached
residential dwelling unit that provides complete independent
living facilities for one or more persons and is located on a
lot with a proposed or existing primary residence and must
include permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating,
cooking, and sanitation on the same parcel as the single-family
or multifamily dwelling it is or will be situated. "Accessory
dwelling unit" includes, but is not limited to:
(1) An efficiency unit.
(2) A manufactured home, as that term is defined in
paragraph (53) of subsection (a) of Section 9-102 of the
Uniform Commercial Code.
"Efficiency unit" means a unit for occupancy by no more
than two persons which has a minimum floor area of 150 square
feet and may also have a partial kitchen or bathroom