The pro­vi­sions of these reg­u­la­tions do not apply and no plat is required in any of the fol­low­ing instances:

(A) The divi­sion or sub­di­vi­sion of land into parcels or tracts of five (5) acres or more in size which does not involve any new streets or ease­ments of access.

(B) The divi­sion of lots or blocks of less than one (1) acre in any record­ed sub­di­vi­sion which does not involve any new streets or ease­ments of access.

(C) The sale or exchange of parcels of land between own­ers of adjoin­ing and con­tigu­ous land.

(D) The sale of a sin­gle lot of less than five (5) acres from a larg­er tract when a sur­vey is made by a reg­is­tered sur­vey­or; pro­vid­ed, how­ev­er, that this exemp­tion shall not apply to the sale of any sub­se­quent lots from the same larg­er tract of land, as deter­mined by the dimen­sions and con­fig­u­ra­tion of the larg­er tract exist­ing as of Octo­ber 1, 1973.

(E) The con­veyance of parcels of land or inter­ests there­in for use as a right‑of‑way for rail­roads or oth­er pub­lic util­i­ty facil­i­ties and oth­er pipe lines which does not involve any new streets or ease­ments of access.

The con­veyance of land for high­way or oth­er pub­lic pur­pos­es or grants or con­veyance relat­ing to the ded­i­ca­tion of land for pub­lic use of instru­ments relat­ing to the vaca­tion of land impressed with a pub­lic use.

(G) Con­veyance made to cor­rect descrip­tions in pri­or conveyances.

(H)  The sale or exchange of parcels or tracts of land fol­low­ing the divi­sion into no more than two (2) parts of a par­tic­u­lar par­cel of land exist­ing on July 17, 1959, and not involv­ing any new streets or ease­ments of access.

(I) The divi­sion of land for ceme­tery usage.

(J) The divi­sion and dis­tri­b­u­tion of land pur­suant to law or court order.

(K) Any oth­er instance where the State of Illi­nois does not require fil­ing of a plat, as per the Plat Act, Illi­nois Com­piled Statutes.