(65 ILCS 5/2-4-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 2-4-1)
    Sec. 2-4-1. Whenever a petition, signed by electors of any municipality, numbering at least one-half of those who voted for the officers therein at the last election, is presented to the corporate authorities of any municipality wherein the petitioners reside, requesting that the name of the municipality be changed, the corporate authorities shall proceed as follows.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)