EZregs - Making Sense of Illiois Agricultural and Horticultural Regulations

About EZregs

The purpose of EZregs is to identify environmental regulations that pertain to specific agricultural and horticultural operations and practices in Illinois.

EZregs will provide more detailed information on applications of those regulations for livestock and crop farms, turfgrass and lawn care operations. It contains a variety of regulations related to environmental protection, safe use of agricultural chemicals, and livestock facility construction, management and siting. Historic preservation and endangered species preservation are also included.

EZregs is for livestock and crop producers, green industry professionals, rural neighbors to farm operations, policy makers, land use planners, lenders, builders, consultants, homeowners and University Extension educators.

The following regulations are included in EZregs:

  • CERCLA/EPCRA reporting for livestock farms [4/2018]
  • Dead Animal Disposal [12/2020]
  • Design Criteria for (Municipal) Sludge Application on Land [12/14/1983]
  • Endangered Species Act [1/2015]
  • Federal Certification of Pesticide Applicators (40CFR171)
  • Federal Recordkeeping requirements (7CFR110)
  • Federal Worker Protection Standard (40CFR170)
  • Fence Act [sections ca. 1967 & prior]
  • Historic Resources Preservation Act [8/2018]
  • IEPA Asbestos [6/2019]
  • IEPA Clean Construction and Demolition Debris (CCDD) fill site rules [8/2012]
  • IEPA Livestock Regulations Parts 501, 506, 560, 570, & 580 [8/2014]
  • IEPA Open Burning [11/1982]
  • IEPA Part 502 NPDES Permits Livestock [8/2014]
  • IL Construction Site Stormwater Permit [2007]
  • IL Noxious Weeds Rules [9/2002]
  • IL Water Use 525 ILCS 45 (1-1-2010)
  • Illinois Noxious Weed Act [8/2018]
  • Illinois NPDES General Permit - Livestock [10/2009]
  • Illinois Pesticide Act (Rules Part 250)
  • Illinois Pesticide Act (Statutes 415 ILCS 60)
  • Livestock Management Facilities Regulations -- Section 900 [1/2001]
  • LMFA (Statutes) 510 ILCS 77/1 et seq. [1/2008]
  • Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Program 40 CFR 112 [12/2008]
  • Tax certification for pollution control facilities [8/2017]

The information on this website does not constitute legal advice and is contained here for educational purposes only. Moreover, we make no warranty of the accuracy of the information on this site or any site to which we link. The law is constantly changing and readers should always ensure that the information is up-to-date and accurate before relying on it. In addition, the reader should never assume that this information applies to his or her specific situation without consulting competent counsel in his or her home state.

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