(35 ILCS 200/21-135)
Mailed notice of application for judgment and sale.
than 15 days before the date of application for judgment and sale of delinquent
properties, the county collector shall mail, by registered or certified mail, a
notice of the forthcoming application for judgment and sale to the person shown
by the current collector's warrant book to be the party in whose name the taxes
were last assessed or to the current owner of record and, if applicable, to the party specified under Section
15-170. The notice shall include the intended dates of application for judgment
and sale and commencement of the sale, and a description of the properties. The
county collector must present proof of the mailing to the court along with the
application for judgement.
In counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants, a copy of this notice shall
also be mailed by the county collector by registered or certified mail to any
lienholder of record who annually requests a copy of the notice. The failure of
the county collector to mail a notice or its non-delivery to the lienholder
shall not affect the validity of the judgment.
In counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, notice shall not be mailed to
any person when, under Section 14-15, a certificate of error has been executed
by the county assessor or by both the
county assessor and board of
appeals (until the first Monday in December 1998 and the board of
the first Monday in December 1998 and thereafter),
except as provided by court order under Section 21-120.
The collector shall collect $10 from the proceeds of each sale to cover
the costs of registered or certified mailing and the costs of advertisement
If a taxpayer pays the taxes on the property after the notice of the
forthcoming application for judgment and sale is mailed but before the sale is
made, then the collector shall collect $10 from the taxpayer to cover the costs
of registered or certified mailing and the costs of advertisement and
(Source: P.A. 93-899, eff. 8-10-04.)