(55 ILCS 5/5-1115)
(from Ch. 34, par. 5-1115)
Retail food establishments.
county board of any county having a population of 2,000,000 or
more inhabitants may license and regulate and impose license fees on
all retail food establishments in the county except those retail food
establishments which are located within any city, village or incorporated
town in such county.
(b) The county board of any county having a population of less than
2,000,000 inhabitants and having a health department created under Division
5-25 may license and regulate and impose license fees on all retail food
establishments within both the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the
county which fall within the jurisdiction of that health department as set
forth in Section 5-25008.
(c) The license fees which may be
imposed under this Section must be reasonably related to the cost of
inspecting and regulating the retail food establishments. License fees
for food establishments operated by a unit of local government, school
district, or not-for-profit organization may be waived by ordinance of
the county board.
(d) A county and a municipality may enter into an intergovernmental agreement that provides for the county's certified local health department to perform any or all inspection functions for the municipality. The municipality must pay the county's reasonable costs. An intergovernmental agreement shall not preclude a municipality from continuing to license retail food establishments within its jurisdiction.
(e) For the purpose of this Section, "retail food establishment" includes a food service establishment, a temporary food service establishment, and a retail food store as defined in the Food Service Sanitation Code, 77 Ill. Adm. Code Part 750, and the Retail Food Store Sanitation Code, 77 Ill. Adm. Code Part 760.
(Source: P.A. 96-749, eff. 1-1-10.)