TITLE 17: CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER c: ENDANGERED SPECIES
PART 1070 POSSESSION OF SPECIMENS OR PRODUCTS OF ENDANGERED OR THREATENED SPECIES
SECTION 1070.70 FACILITIES STANDARDS (PLANT)
Section 1070.70 Facilities Standards (Plant)
a) A copy of applicable facilities standards will be supplied with each application form, and the applicant's signature on the application form shall be an acknowledgement of the receipt of the standards and an agreement to comply with the standards.
b) Each applicant or permit holder must demonstrate that his premises and any facilities or equipment used in his operation comply with the standards set forth in this Section. If necessary to assure adequacy of facilities upon application or upon receipt of complaint, the Program Manager or the Director shall request the applicant or permit holder to make his premises, facilities, and equipment available at a time or times mutually agreeable to said applicant or permit holder and the Department's representative for the purpose of ascertaining compliance with said standards. If the applicant's or permit holder's premises, facilities, or equipment do not meet the requirements of the standards, the applicant or permit holder will be advised of existing deficiences and the corrective measures that must be taken and completed to bring such premises, facilities, and equipment into compliance with the standards. Permit holders will be given a deadline by which prescribed corrective measures must be completed.
c) The facility must be constructed of such materials and must be of such strength and of such dimensions as appropriate for the intended purposes. Facilities shall be structurally sound and maintained in good repair to protect the plants from damage by unauthorized persons or other causes.
d) Electric power, if required to comply with other provisions of this Section, shall be available on the premises.
e) Temperature in indoor facilities shall be regulated by heating or cooling to assure simulation of conditions in the plant's natural environment.
f) Indoor facilities shall have lighting, by natural or artificial means or both, of quality, intensity, color, temperature, distribution, and duration as appropriate for the species involved.
g) Outdoor facilities shall be sited and constructed to simulate the natural environment of the plant with regard to soil type, moisture, temperature, lighting and all other factors necessary for survival and growth.
(Source: Amended at 14 Ill. Reg. 18264, effective October 29, 1990)