(225 ILCS 225/2)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 116.302)
It is hereby declared that there exists, and may in the future exist,
within the State of Illinois, private sewage disposal systems which are
designed, constructed, operated, maintained or serviced or which may be
designed, constructed, operated, maintained, or serviced in such a manner
as to cause spread of infectious or contagious disease and such conditions
adversely affect the public health, safety and general welfare of persons.
Therefore, the purpose of this Act is to protect, promote and preserve the
public health, safety and general welfare by providing for the licensing of
private sewage disposal contractors and the establishment and enforcement
of a minimum code of standards for design, construction, materials,
operation and maintenance of private sewage disposal systems, for the
transportation and disposal of wastes therefrom, and for private sewage
disposal servicing equipment.
(Source: P.A. 78-812