TITLE 17: CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER a: LANDS
PART 170 FIREWOOD COLLECTION
SECTION 170.10 FIREWOOD COLLECTION
Section 170.10 Firewood Collection
a) Firewood collection shall be allowed at all state forests under the control of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources by permit only.
b) Firewood collection days and collection hours will be established at each State forest by the site superintendent. Each State forest will announce, through the local press, the time periods during the year in which collection will take place.
c) Permits may be obtained from the site superintendent's office at the particular State forest where firewood is to be collected.
d) Permits shall be effective for one specific date.
e) The fee for such permits shall be $10.
f) Any individual may obtain up to two permits for each calendar year.
g) Permittees shall collect firewood for personal use only and not for resale.
h) Permittees are allowed only one standard half-ton pickup truck load for each permit obtained. Other vehicles may be used, but the volume of firewood shall not exceed the standard half-ton pickup load area as defined below:
A standard half-ton pickup truck load area shall be no more than 79" in length, 72" in width and 20" in height, with a total load area of up to 78 cubic feet.
i) Permittees may collect only down, dead wood that is unattached from any standing tree and only in areas designated by the site superintendent or his authorized representative.
(Source: Amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 6130, effective April 1, 2004)