(35 ILCS 200/27-20)
    Sec. 27-20. Proposals to establish a special service area. To propose the establishment of a special service area, other than one initiated by the corporate authorities, an application shall be filed with the chief elected official of the municipality or county explaining, at a minimum, the following: the name and legal status of the applicant; the special services to be provided; the boundaries of the proposed special service area; the estimated amount of funding required; and the stated need and local support for the proposed special service area. The application must be signed by an owner of record within the proposed special service area. The corporate authorities may accept or reject the application.
(Source: P.A. 87-588; 88-455.)