(225 ILCS 235/3.25) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2203.25)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2029)
    Sec. 3.25. "Integrated pest management" is defined as a pest management system that includes the following elements:
        (a) identifying pests and their natural enemies;
        (b) establishing an ongoing monitoring and
recordkeeping system for regular sampling and assessment of pest and natural enemy populations;
        (c) determining the pest population levels that can
be tolerated based on aesthetic, economic, and health concerns, and setting action thresholds where pest populations or environmental conditions warrant remedial action;
        (d) the prevention of pest problems through improved
sanitation, management of waste, addition of physical barriers, and the modification of habitats that attract or harbor pests;
        (e) reliance to the greatest extent possible on
nontoxic, biological, cultural or mechanical pest management methods, or on the use of natural control agents;
        (f) when necessary, the use of chemical pesticides,
with preference for products that are the least harmful to human health and the environment; and
        (g) recordkeeping and reporting of pest populations,
surveillance techniques, and remedial actions taken.
(Source: P.A. 87-1106; reenacted by P.A. 95-786, eff. 8-7-08.)