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Administrative Rules (Adopted)




Illinois' Adopted Administrative Rules pertinent to Natural Resources are listed below by major and minor category.
  • To display individual rules, click the + sign next to the minor category.
  • To collapse the minor category, click the - sign.
  • For Proposed (including Emergency) Rules, please go to the Proposed Rules page.
  • For Illinois Compiled Statutes, please go to the ILCS website.

Governmental Organization

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02-826Freedom of Information

Discrimination Procedures

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expand Lands
17-115Competitive Tournament Fishing
17-130Camping on DNR Properties
17-150Regulations for the Letting of Concessions, Farm Leases, Sale of Buildings and Facilities, and Demolitions
17-210Rental of Boats and Boating Facilities
17-230North Point Marina Vendors
17-390Non-Departmental Research on DNR Managed Lands
expand Fish and Wildlife
17-515Hunting and Trapping Accidents
17-525Nuisance Wildlife Control Permits
17-550Raccoon, Opossum, Striped Skunk, Red Fox, Coyote, Bobcat and Woodchuck (Groundhog) Hunting
17-590Duck, Goose and Coot Hunting
17-635Wildlife Conservation Measures and Practices
17-650White-Tailed Deer Hunting By Use of Firearms
17-670White-Tailed Deer Hunting By Use of Bow and Arrow
17-680Late-Winter Deer Hunting Season
17-690Squirrel Hunting
17-710The Taking of Wild Turkeys - Spring Season
17-720The Taking of Wild Turkeys - Fall Archery Season
17-740Crow, Woodcock, Snipe, Rail and Teal Hunting
17-750Salvage Permits for Deer
17-805Injurious Species
17-830Commercial Fishing and Musseling in Certain Waters of the State
17-860Aquatic Life Salvage or Relocation
17-875Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS)
17-885Herptile Code
17-895Fox Chain O'Lakes Aquatic Plant Management
17-910Field Trials
17-950Dog Training on Department-Owned or -Managed Land
17-970Hound Running Areas
expand Endangered Species
17-1050Illinois List of Endangered and Threatened Flora
17-1075Consultation Procedures For Assessing Impacts of Agency Actions on Endangered and Threatened Species and Natural Areas
17-1090Implementing Procedures for the Interagency Wetlands Policy Act
expand Forestry
17-1523Partners for Conservation - Ecosystems Program
17-1535Timber Harvest Fees
17-1537Forest Management Plan
17-1539Seed Collection
17-1545Sale of Forest Products
17-1565Illinois Prescribed Burning Act
17-1580Ginseng Harvest Commerce Regulations
17-1590Falconry and the Captive Propagation of Raptors
expand Law Enforcement
17-2030Designation of Restricted Waters in the State of Illinois
17-2070Capacity Plate Standards
expand Administrative Services
17-2510Illinois Resident Armed Forces Fee Exemptions and Illinois Resident Veteran Fee Reductions
17-2530Revocation Procedures for Conservation Offenses
17-2580Conservation Stewardship Program
expand Grants
17-3000Grant Review and Processing Fees
17-3020Snowmobile Trail Establishment Fund Grant Program
17-3030Land and Water Grant Program
17-3040Illinois Bicycle Path Grant Program
17-3050Open Land Trust Grant Program
17-3070PARC Grant Program
17-3080Illinois Veteran Recreation Corps Grant Program
expand Water Resources
17-3700Construction in FLoodways of Rivers, Lakes and Streams
17-3704Regulation of Public Waters
17-3708Floodway Construction in Northeastern Illinois
17-3730Allocation of Water From Lake Michigan
expand Nature Preserves Commission
17-4005Public Meeting on Proposed Action - Nature Preserves Commission
17-4015Regulation of Public Use of Illinois Dedicated Nature Preserves

State Museum

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23-3210Illinois State Museum

Mines and Minerals

expand Abandoned Mined Lands (AML)
62-2501Abandoned Mined Lands Reclamation
expand Blasting and Explosives
62-300Surface Mined Land Conservation and Reclamation Act
expand Land Reclamation
62-1701General Definitions
62-1705Restrictions on Financial Interests of State Employees
62-1762Criteria for Designating Areas as Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations
62-1772Requirements for Coal Exploration
62-1774Revision, Renewal; and Transfer, Assignment or Sale of Permit Rights
62-1778Permit Applications-Minimum Requirements for Legal, Financial, Compliance and Related Information
62-1780Surface Mining Permit Applications-Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan
62-1784Underground Mining Permit Applications-Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan
62-1795Small Operator Assistance
62-1810Permanent Program Performance Standards - General Provisions
62-1816Permanent Program Performance Standards - Surface Mining Activities
62-1819Special Permanent Program Performance Standards-Auger Mining
62-1824Special Permanent Program Performance Standards-Mountaintop Removal
62-1827Special Permanent Program Performance Standards-Coal Preparation Plants Not Located Within the Permit Area of a Mine
62-1840Department Inspections
62-1845Civil Penalties
62-1847Administrative and Judicial Review
62-1850Training, Examination and Certification of Blasters
expand Mine Safety and Training
62-140The Coal Mining Act
62-220Surface Installation Health and Safety
62-230Procedure for Conducting Examinations of Persons Seeking Certificates of Competency
expand Oil and Gas
44-610Plugging and Restoration Contracts
62-245Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act