(415 ILCS 5/39.4)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1039.4)
(a) Upon receipt of a joint application transmitted from
the Department of Agriculture for an agrichemical facility construction or
operation permit or a lawncare containment permit, the Agency may provide a
written endorsement of the permit to be issued by the Department for such
agrichemical facility or lawncare wash water containment area. The Agency's
endorsement may be provided at any time prior to final action by the Department
regarding the subject permit.
(b) For all purposes of this Act, an agrichemical facility permit
or lawncare containment permit endorsed by the Agency pursuant to this Section
shall be deemed to be a permit issued by the Agency pursuant to subsection (b)
of Section 9 and subsection (b) of Section 12 of this Act. An agrichemical
facility or a lawncare wash water containment area remains subject to all
applicable permit requirements under this Act if the Department of
Agriculture's agrichemical facility permit or lawncare containment permit has
not been endorsed pursuant to subsection (a) of this Section.
(c) An agrichemical facility permit or a lawncare containment permit
endorsed by the Agency shall not be subject to the annual fee provisions of
Section 9.6 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 88-474.)