An on-site wastewater disposal zone may be formed for the following purposes:
     (a) to collect, treat, reclaim, or dispose of wastewater;

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 90/3

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     (b) to acquire, design, own, construct, install, operate, monitor, regulate, inspect, rehabilitate, modify and maintain existing and new on-site wastewater disposal systems, within the zone in a manner which will promote environmental quality, prevent the pollution, waste, and contamination of water, abate nuisances, and protect public health;
     (c) to conduct investigations, make analyses, and monitor conditions with regard to water quality within the zone;
     (d) to apply for, obtain and utilize federal and State funds for any of the purposes specified in this Act;
     (e) to adopt and enforce reasonable rules and regulations necessary to implement the purposes of the zone. Such rules and regulations may be adopted only after the corporate authorities conduct a public hearing after giving public notice in a newspaper of general circulation within the municipality;
     (f) to contract for the exercise of any of the aforementioned powers even if any such contract shall extend for longer than one year; and
     (g) to impose a tax upon all real property located in the zone for the purpose of retiring bonds issued pursuant to Section 6 of this Act, paying the costs of construction, operation and maintenance of the wastewater disposal system, and to impose a user charge to defray the costs of routine operation and maintenance.