Non-home rule municipalities may now enforce administrative orders in the same manner as judicial orders By Katherine Swise Many municipalities prosecute ordinance violations through an administrative procedure in order to avoid the costs associated with court proceedings. However, until recently, non-home rule municipalities were still required to commence proceedings in circuit court in order to…
Month: October 2015
School Districts Must Comply with Zoning
Municipal zoning ordinances govern school district construction on school property By Joshua D. Herman email@example.com On September 24, 2015, the Illinois Supreme Court held in the case of Gurba v. Community High School Dist. No. 155, 2015 IL 118332, that a school district’s construction and use of school property is subject to municipal zoning ordinances….