Deed Restriction Prohibition (Illinois)

By Matthew A. Quick The Property Tax Code has been amended to prohibit a deed restriction, restrictive covenant or similar provision from waiving or restricting the statutory rights to notice of a public hearing or the right to object, oppose or challenge (1) the creation of a special-service area; (2) the levy of any tax of a special-service area; or (3) the issuance of bonds of a special service area. This law became effective on August 23, 2011, and is codified at 35 ILCS 200/27-55a.