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AN ACT concerning vegetable garden protection.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
The Act's purpose is to encourage and
protect the sustainable cultivation of fresh produce at all
levels of production, including on residential property for
personal consumption or non-commercial sharing.
Vegetable garden defined.
As used in this Act,
the term "vegetable garden" means any plot of ground or
elevated soil bed on residential property where vegetables,
herbs, fruits, flowers, pollinator plants, leafy greens, or
other edible plants are cultivated.
Right to cultivate vegetable gardens.
Notwithstanding any other law, any person may cultivate
vegetable gardens on their own property, or on the private
property of another with the permission of the owner, in any
county, municipality, or other political subdivision of this