2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 430 - PUBLIC SAFETY
430 ILCS 155/ - Outdoor Lighting Installation Act.

(430 ILCS 155/0.01) (was 720 ILCS 655/0.01)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Outdoor Lighting Installation Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(430 ILCS 155/1) (was 720 ILCS 655/1)
Sec. 1. The owner of every multiple dwelling shall install and maintain a light or lights at or near the outside of the front entrance-way of the building which shall in the aggregate provide not less than 50 watts incandescent illumination for a building with a frontage up to 22 feet and 100 watts incandescent illumination for a building with a frontage in excess of 22 feet, or equivalent illumination and shall be kept burning from sunset every day to sunrise on the day following. In the case of a multiple dwelling with a frontage in excess of 22 feet, the front entrance doors of which have a combined width in excess of 5 feet, there shall be at least 2 lights, one at each side of the entrance way, with an aggregate illumination of 150 watts or equivalent illumination. The owners shall determine the actual location, design and nature of the installation of such light or lights to meet practical, aesthetic and other considerations, so long as the minimum level of illumination is maintained.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 2071.)


(430 ILCS 155/2) (was 720 ILCS 655/2)
Sec. 2. As used in this Act "multiple dwelling" means any dwelling that is either rented, leased, let or hired out, to be occupied, or is occupied as the residence or home of 3 or more families living independently of each other. A "multiple dwelling" shall not be deemed to include a hospital, convent, monastery, asylum or public institution, or a fireproof building used wholly for commercial purposes except for not more than one janitor's apartment and not more than one penthouse occupied by not more than 2 families. However, residential quarters for members or personnel of any hospital staff which are not located in any building primarily used for hospital use, shall be deemed to be a "multiple dwelling".
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 2071.)


(430 ILCS 155/3) (was 720 ILCS 655/3)
Sec. 3. Any violation of this Act by the owner is a Class C misdemeanor for each day and every day such violation occurs.
(Source: P.A. 77-2527.)


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