(35 ILCS 200/9-165)
As used in Sections 9-160 and 9-180:
"Municipality" means a city, village or incorporated town.
"Governing body" means (a) the corporate authorities of a municipality
with respect to territory within its corporate limits and (b) the county
board with respect to territory in the county not within the corporate
limits of any municipality.
"Occupancy permit" means the certificate or permit, by whatever
name denominated, which a municipality or county, under its authority to
regulate the construction of buildings, issues as evidence that all
applicable requirements have been complied with and requires before any
new, reconstructed or remodeled building may be lawfully occupied.
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99; 91-486, eff. 1-1-00.)