TITLE 17: CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER h: WATER RESOURCES
PART 3706 REGULATION OF CONSTRUCTION WITHIN FLOOD PLAINS
SECTION 3706.110 AUTHORITY
Section 3706.110 Authority
a) This Part is issued under the authority of the Rivers, Lakes and Streams Act [615 ILCS 5] which authorizes the Department of Natural Resources to define flood plains and to establish a permit procedure for regulating construction within such defined flood plains.
b) Flood plain definition and regulation is limited to townships related to projects of the Department authorized by the General Assembly, or as provided by law.