(210 ILCS 95/4) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 764)
    Sec. 4. Any person who constructs, operates, maintains or owns a recreational area shall comply with the requirements of this Act and the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder by the Department, and all recreational areas that are campgrounds shall be licensed in accordance with this Act.
    After the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1985, it shall be unlawful for any person to construct, or make major alterations or extensions of any campground as herein defined within the State of Illinois unless he holds a valid permit issued by the Department, which shall be valid for 1 year from date of issue, in the name of such person for the specific construction, or major alteration or major extension proposed. The Department shall by rule define and determine what constitutes major alterations or major extensions. All applications for permits shall be on forms furnished by the Department and must be made to the Department accompanied by a permit fee of $100, except as provided in Section 32 of this Act, which shall not be refundable, and shall contain the following:
    (a) Name and address of applicant.
    (b) Interest of the applicant in the campground.
    (c) The name and address of all persons holding an interest or having an interest in the campground.
    (d) Location and legal description of the campground.
    (e) Plans and specifications of the proposed campground showing:
    1. The area and the dimensions of the tract of land;
    2. The number, location, and size of all camp spaces;
    3. The location and width of roadways and walkways;
    4. The location of service buildings, sanitary stations, and any other proposed structures or facilities;
    5. The location of water and sewer lines and riser pipes;
    6. Plans and specifications of water supply, refuse and sewage disposal facilities;
    7. Plans and specifications of all buildings constructed, or to be constructed within the campground;
    8. The location and details of all lighting and electrical systems.
    (f) The calendar months of the year during which the applicant will operate the campground.
    (g) A statement of the fire fighting facilities, public or private, which are available to the campground.
    (h) Such other information as may be required by rules adopted by the Department hereunder.
    The issuance of a permit does not relieve the applicant of securing necessary municipal or county building permits or of complying with any applicable municipal or county zoning or other ordinance.
(Source: P.A. 84-650.)