Private parties can bring suit for violations of § 13-72-030 of the Chicago Municipal CodeJanuary 2016Illinois Law Update, Page 18Plaintiffs sued LAB Townhomes alleging: (1) breach of the implied warranty of habitability; (2) fraud; (3) negligence; (4) breach of section 13-72-030 of the Chicago Municipal Code's prohibition against misrepresenting material facts in the course of marketing and selling real estate; and (5) breach of a fiduciary duty.
Home rule rules, says the Illinois Supreme CourtBy Adam W. LaskerJune 2013LawPulse, Page 278Ordinances enacted by home rule municipalities trump state statutes unless the state expressly exercises exclusive control, the supreme court rules in a condo case.
Strict compliance required under Transit ActOctober 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 526On July 25, 2006, the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court of Cook County, dismissing the plaintiff's complaint for failure to comply with the statutory notice requirements of section 41 of the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act (Transit Act). 70 ILCS 3605/41.
New guidelines for adult entertainment facilities PA 093-1056March 2005Illinois Law Update, Page 116Effective November 23, 2004, the Counties Code (55 ILCS 5) was amended by changing section 5-1097.5 to prohibit adult entertainment facilities from locating within 3,000 feet of the property boundaries of any school, day care center, cemetery, public park, forest preserve, public housing, and place of religious worship.