(65 ILCS 5/11-90-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-90-3)
    Sec. 11-90-3. Subject to the provisions of Section 11-90-4, every municipality may grant permission for a term longer than 20 years, but not exceeding 40 years, for locating, constructing, reconstructing, maintaining, operating, and laying tracks of any street railway in any street, alley, or public place in the municipality. However, this section has no application to a grant of a terminable permit expressly authorized by any law of this state.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)