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Technical Resources-State & Local Statutes

 

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5 ILCS 490/10

Arbor and Bird Day
*Designates the last Friday in April as Arbor and Bird Day

505 ILCS 90/1 thru 505 ILCS 90/30

Insect and Pest and Plant Disease Act
*An act to prevent the introduction into and the dissemination within this State of insect pests and plant diseases and to provide for their repression and control
65 ILCS 5/11-20-6 Weed Destruction
*Allows municipalities to destroy weeds on private lands
65 ILCS 5/11-20-7 Weed Cutting
*Discusses costs, notices, etc. of cutting weeds on private lands

65 ILCS 5/11-20-11

Dutch elm disease (control and eradication) 

65 ILCS 5/11-20-12

Dutch elm disease (removal of trees-costs)
65 ILCS 5/11-42-13 Arborists

*States that municipalities may register tree experts

65 ILCS 5/11-72-1 and

Trees and Forestry

65 ILCS 5/11-73-1-2 -3-4

*Discusses the planting of trees by municipalities, and their rights to raise monies for that purpose
55 ILCS 5/5-1077
Eradication of fungus elm disease (county codes)
*Dutch elm disease or elm blight

30 ILCS 735/1 thru 7

Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Act
*An act to provide technical assistance, training and financial aid to municipalities for the development of plans and programs for the establishment and preservation of urban forestry programs
20 ILCS 805/805-130 Conservation of forests
*Promotion of forestry and forestry management
65 ILCS 5/11-60-1 Issuance and revocation of licenses
65 ILCS 5/11-60-2 Definition and abatement of nuisances
65 ILCS 5/11-80-2 Cities and Villages - use of streets
65 ILCS 5/11-80-3 Cities and Villages - obstruction upon streets
65 ILCS 5/11-80-6 Cities and Villages - cleaning of streets