(625 ILCS 5/18a-700) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18a-700)
    Sec. 18a-700. Counties covered. (a) The provisions of this Chapter apply to all the activities of relocators and operators in any counties of 1,000,000 or more and in any county of less than 1,000,000 which adopts regulation under this Chapter as provided in this Section.
    (b) Any operation of a relocator or operator involving the removal or storage of a given vehicle which takes place in any part in a regulated county shall subject all the activities of the relocator and operator involving that vehicle to regulation under this Chapter, except operations which take place entirely within the territory of a city, village or incorporated town excluded from this Chapter under paragraph (d).
    (c) Any county of under 1,000,000 may elect to be covered under this Chapter by the adoption of a resolution by the County Board, approved by a majority of its members, providing that the county shall be subject to this Chapter. The county clerk shall certify to the Commission that the County Board has adopted the resolution. The Commission shall certify to such County Board an effective date for the applicability of this Chapter in such county. Such effective date shall be no earlier than 30 days from certification to the County Board nor later than 6 months from such certification or the beginning of the next fiscal year, whichever is last.
    (d) Cities, villages and incorporated towns in counties to which the provisions of this Chapter apply may, by resolution adopted by a majority of the members of the corporate authorities and filed with the County Clerk of such county and with the Illinois Commerce Commission, choose to be excluded from the provisions of this Chapter. Upon the filing of such resolution, the provisions of this Chapter shall not be applicable to operations of relocators or operators which take place entirely within the territory of such city, village or incorporated town.
(Source: P.A. 86-492.)