70 ILCS 405/41 - Complaints
Illinois Compiled Statutes > Government > Chapter 70 > Conservation > 70 ILCS 405 > § 41 - Complaints
Current as of: 2010
(70 ILCS 405/41)
(from Ch. 5, par. 138.8)
All complaints for sediment and erosion damages shall be filed with the soil and water conservation districts or the Department if it has jurisdiction. All complaints shall be filed on forms provided by the soil and water conservation districts or the Department.
Upon receipt of a properly filed complaint, the district, or the Department if it has jurisdiction, shall notify the landowner and occupier and seek consultation with such person or persons to determine whether the standards of this Act are being observed. Notice of the determination by the district board of directors shall be given to the owner and occupier alleged to be in violation of the standards and voluntary compliance with the standards shall be sought.
If a schedule for compliance has not been entered into within one year of Notice of Violation, then the district board shall hold a formal hearing on the Notice of Violation to determine the reason for non-compliance. The district board shall publish and make available its findings to the Department. The Department shall review the complaint and the district board's findings and may, if in its opinion a violation exists, hold a formal hearing to determine why standards are not being observed. The Department shall publish and make available its findings.
(Source: P.A. 80-159.)
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