TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 300 SKILLED NURSING AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 300.3040 SITE
Section 300.3040 Site
a) Each facility shall comply with all applicable zoning ordinances and be located on a reasonably flat or rolling, well-drained site that is: not subject to flooding; reasonably free from sources of excessive noise, noxious or hazardous smoke or fumes; not in a deteriorated, unpleasant, or potentially hazardous area; and not near uncontrolled sources of insect and rodent breeding.
b) Each facility shall be located in or near a community which can provide the necessary supportive services for the facility such as physicians' services, medical facilities, public utilities, or other acceptable substitutes; and be located on a well-maintained, all-weather road.
c) Each facility shall be served by a potable water supply with water pressure and volume that is acceptable to this Department. (B)
d) Each facility shall have at least one municipal or private fire hydrant, located within 300 feet of the building and satisfactory for use by the equipment of the fire department serving the building, or have an acceptable equivalent. Additional hydrants may be required if needed to properly protect the residents from fire hazards. (B)
(Source: Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 4684, effective March 24, 1989)