(225 ILCS 210/3000)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 1-3000)
Storage requirements; exemptions.
(a) No person, unless otherwise exempt, shall store explosive
materials unless a storage certificate has been issued by the Department.
The Department shall, by rule, establish requirements for the storage of
explosive materials including magazine construction, magazine maintenance
and the distances from which magazines or factory buildings must be
separated from other magazines, buildings, railroads and highways. In
establishing magazine construction, maintenance and distance requirements,
the Department shall differentiate, as appropriate, between types,
classifications and quantities of explosive materials and shall fully
consider nationally recognized industry standards and the standards
enforced by agencies of the federal government including the Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms of the United States Department of the Treasury.
(b) This Article does not apply to the purchase, receipt, possession, or use of black powder solely for sporting, recreational, or cultural purposes by an individual for his or her own use or for his or her immediate family living in the same household, unless the quantity of black powder is more than 5 pounds. Black powder in quantities greater than 5 pounds must be stored in accordance with this Article, regardless of the intended usage.
(Source: P.A. 96-1194, eff. 1-1-11.)