§ 11-15.4-5 Definitions
§ 11-15.4-10 Urban agricultural area committee
§ 11-15.4-15 Application for an urban agricultural area; review; dissolution
§ 11-15.4-20 Notice and public hearing; urban agricultural area ordinance
§ 11-15.4-25 Taxation of property; water rates and charges
§ 11-15.4-30 Unreasonable restrictions and regulations; special assessments and levies

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 65 ILCS 5 > Article 11 > Art 11 prec Div 11 > Division 15.4

  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-5
  • Livestock: means cattle; calves; sheep; swine; ratite birds, including, but not limited to, ostrich and emu; aquatic products obtained through aquaculture; llamas; alpaca; buffalo; elk documented as obtained from a legal source and not from the wild; goats; horses and other equines; or rabbits raised in confinement for human consumption. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-5
  • Partner organization: means a nonprofit organization that meets standards set forth by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and whose mission includes supporting small, beginning, limited resource, or socially-disadvantaged farmers within municipalities. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-5
  • Poultry: means any domesticated bird intended for human consumption. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-5
  • Qualifying farmer: means an individual or entity that meets at least one of the following:
             (1) is a small or medium sized farmer;
             (2) is a beginning farmer;
             (3) is a limited resource farmer; or
             (4) is a socially-disadvantaged farmer. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-5
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Urban agricultural area: means an area defined by a municipality and entirely within that municipality's boundaries within which one or more qualifying farmers are processing, growing, raising, or otherwise producing locally-grown agricultural products. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-15.4-5