TITLE 62: MINING
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
PART 240 THE ILLINOIS OIL AND GAS ACT
SECTION 240.1050 ISSUANCE OF PERMIT
Section 240.1050 Issuance of Permit
a) If the applicant satisfies the requirements of the Act and this Part, the Department shall issue a permit 15 days after the postmark date on the notice sent to adjacent permittees in accordance with Section 240.1040(a).
b) A permit shall not be issued to an applicant not in compliance with Section 240.250(b).
c) Permits are valid for the life of the well and are automatically transferred when the well is transferred in accordance with Subpart N.
d) A permit shall not be issued if, after notice and hearing, the Department determines the issuing of a vacuum permit will not protect the correlative rights of adjacent permittees.
e) If through field investigation by the Department, or upon written request by a permittee within ¼ mile of an existing well with a vacuum permit, the Department determines correlative rights of adjacent permittee are not protected, the existing permit may be revoked after hearing and notice in accordance with Section 240.1030(d).
(Source: Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 13281, effective July 26, 2011)