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1 AN ACT concerning counties.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding
5 Section 5-1062.2 as follows:
6 (55 ILCS 5/5-1062.2 new)
7 Sec. 5-1062.2. Sediment and erosion control program. In
8 accordance with the EPA Phase II requirements for development
9 of sediment and erosion control regulations and
10 post-construction run-off control, the county board of each
11 county may adopt, implement, and enforce a sediment and
12 erosion control program to mitigate the effects of increased
13 stormwater run-off due to new development or redevelopment
14 within the county. Additionally, the county may adopt a
15 schedule of fees as necessary to mitigate the effects of
16 increased stormwater runoff. The fees may not exceed the cost
17 of satisfying the on-site stormwater retention or detention
18 requirements of the adopted stormwater management plan. The
19 fees shall be held in a separate fund and may be used only to
20 adopt, implement, and enforce the sediment and erosion
21 control program.
22 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
23 becoming law.