(315 ILCS 10/3)
(from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 91.3)
The following terms, wherever used or referred
to in this Act, shall have the following respective meanings, unless, in
any case, a different meaning clearly appears from the context:
(a) "Private interest" and "developer" includes any person, firm,
association, trust, or business corporation.
(b) "Blighted vacant area" means any undeveloped contiguous urban
area of not less than one acre where there exists diversity of ownership
of lots and tax and special assessment delinquencies exceeding the fair
cash market value of the land within such area.
(c) "Department" means the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
(d) "Municipality" and "corporate authorities of the municipality"
shall have the respective meanings assigned to these terms in Section
1-1-2 of the Illinois Municipal Code. "Corporate authorities of the
county" shall refer to the
governing body of the county as specified in Section 5-1004 of
the Counties Code.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)