Illinois Solid Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Illinois Solid Waste Management (ISWM) Act, 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 20/1 to 20/8; Environmental Protection Act, 415 ILCS 5/1 et seq., Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act, 415 ILCS 15/1 to 15/13; Local Solid Waste Disposal Act, 415 ILCS 10/1 to 10/6

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Solid (nonhazardous) waste regulations: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 807 to 848 and 35 IAC 857 to 871

Solid waste fees: 35 IAC 858

Permit applications:

Development permit: 35 IAC 807.201

Operating permit: 35 IAC 807.202

Permit for experimental practices: 35 IAC 807.203 and 35 IAC 813.110

Application contents: 35 IAC 812 and 35 IAC 813

Permit issuance: 35 IAC 813.103

Permit conditions: 35 IAC 813.104, 35 IAC 813.108, and 35 IAC 813.109

Financial assurance:

Landfills: 35 IAC 811.700 to 811.720

Landscape waste composting facilities: 35 IAC 830.601 to 830.606 and 35 IAC 831.113

Operator certification: 225 ILCS 230/1001 to 230/1012


Landfills: 35 IAC 811.323(c)(3)

Landscape waste composting facilities: 35 IAC 830.210

Reports and recordkeeping:

Permitted landfills: 35 IAC 811.112, 35 IAC 858.202, 35 IAC 858.302, 35 IAC 858.207, 35 IAC 858.308, 35 IAC 811.323, 35 IAC 813.501, 35 IAC 813.503, and 35 IAC 813.504

Landscape waste compost facilities: 35 IAC 830.211

Special waste: 35 IAC 670.102, 35 IAC 808, 35 IAC 809, 35 IAC 811.401 to 811.406, and 35 IAC 857

Definition: 35 IAC 808.110 and 35 IAC 670.102

Special waste classes: 35 IAC 808.240, 35 IAC 808.245, and 35 IAC 809.501

Management: 35 IAC 808.121, 35 IAC 811.403, 35 IAC 811.404, and 35 IAC 811.406

Recordkeeping: 415 ILCS 5/55(c), 35 IAC 809.501(f) and 35 IAC 811.405

Used and waste tires:

Management: 35 IAC 848.201 to 848.205

Tire storage permit: 35 IAC 848.702 to 848.708

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