(60 ILCS 1/27-5)
This Article shall apply only to a township that: (1) is within a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipality in which the city council exercises the powers and duties of the township board, or in which one or more municipal officials serve as an officer or trustee of the township; (2) is located within a county with a population of 3 million or more; and (3) contains a territory of 7 square miles or more.
(Source: P.A. 98-127, eff. 8-2-13.)