May 23, 2019

Our regional and state network of roads, bridges, and transit is in such dire need of reinvestment that it’s putting residents and businesses at risk. As lawmakers in Springfield consider how to fund urgently needed transportation improvements, the APA-IL is one of a g...

Our original Legislative Alert on this bill included information that was inaccurate. Provisions regarding home maintenance and storage restrictions are not part of the bill currently being considered in the House. In your communications with legislators, do not includ...

House Bill 3185 - MUNI CD-RESTRICTIVE ZONING, which includes a home rule preemption, would prevent local governments from enforcing against a development any zoning or building ordinance that a municipality approves after a developer takes any one of the following five...

March 12, 2019

Senate Bill 1675 would prohibit local zoning authority over certain temporary crop protection structures.

Status: SB1675 was assigned to Local Government Committee (February 27, 2019). Committee hearing is set for March 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM, Capitol Building, R...

March 7, 2019

HB 2157 was introduced in February and referred to the Cities & Villages Committee on February 19th. Two amendments have been proposed that do not materially alter the bill’s terms. The bill is still under consideration by the Cities & Villages Committee. It is on the...

Show your OPPOSITION to Illinois House Bill 0305: Use of Local Government Funds to Pay for Local Government Officials’ Professional Development and Training Expenses. Fill out a Witness Slip!

In previous APA-IL Legislative Alerts, we talked about about three bill...

February 4, 2019

2019 Illinois Planners Legislative Action Day
March 19th | Springfield, IL


Join us for our fifth annual Legislative Action Day. The APA-IL is excited to bring the voice of Illinois' planning professionals to legislators in Springfield. We are excited to announce...

January 14, 2019

Please save the date for this spring's 2019 Planners Legislative Action Day #PLAD19!

March 19, 2019

Springfield, IL

We are excited to announce our morning speaker will be Rep. Chris Welch, 7th District and Chair of the Executive Committee. Rep. Welch has served the 7th Di...

April 9, 2018

Show your OPPOSITION to Illinois House Bills 4247 - Convention Space Appropriation! Fill out a Witness Slip!

In a previous APA-IL Legislative Alert, we talked about about three bills, HB4246, 4247, 4248 which present a significant challenge to the continuing educ...

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