Illinois Urban Manual

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NOW AVAILABLE!

NEW in 2018! Revisions have been made to the Sediment Trap Standard and Drawings. The Tree Protection Standards and Drawings have also been updated.

Please see Section 4 for an alphabetical list of Practice Standards and Section 7 for the associated Standard Drawings. The funding source for the IUM update initiative is provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Clean Water Act, Section 604b grant funds.

Please click HERE to view the electronic version of the IUM Field Manual for Inspection of Erosion and Sediment Control Best Management Practices. 


ILLINOIS URBAN MANUAL SECTIONS:


Section 1:
Preface
Introduction  


Section 2:
Non-point Source Pollution Control Processes and Planning Principles
Practice Selection Guide


Section 3:
Planning Procedures 


Section 4:

Practice Standards
Introduction 


Section 5:
Construction Specifications
Introduction
General Discussion
Construction Specifications and Instructions for Use (Numerical & Topical) 


Section 6: 

Material Specification
Introduction
Material Specifications (Numerical & Topical)  


Section 7: 

Standard Drawing
Introduction  


Section 8:
Introduction 
Urban Conservation Practices Physical Effects (CPPE) – Soil 
Urban Conservation Practices Physical Effects (CPPE) – Water 
Urban Conservation Practices Physical Effects (CPPE) – Air 
Urban Conservation Practices Physical Effects (CPPE) – Plants
Urban Conservation Practices Physical Effects (CPPE) – Animals  


Section 9:
References  


Section 10:
Glossary


APPENDICES:

Appendix A:
National Pollution Discharge Eliminaion System (NPDES) Permits for Construction Site Stormwater Discharge

Appendix B:
Soil Quality & Urban Technical Notes

Urban Technical Note No. 1 – Erosion and Sedimentation on Construction Sites
Urban Technical Note No. 2 – Urban Soil Compaction
Urban Technical Note No. 3 – Heavy Metal Soil Contamination

Appendix C:
Methods for Establishing Receiving Water Quality Impacts of Urban and Suburban Development

Appendix D:
NPDES Phase II Stormwater Permit Program for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s)

Appendix E: 

Sample Natural Resource Protection Ordinances 

Appendix F: 

USDA Programs Applicable to Urban or Urbanizing Areas

Appendix G: 
Grant Information Summary for Conservation Projects

Download the Illinois Urban Manual (without sections 4, 5, 6 & 7).


NOTE:

Users of this manual must conform to any applicable National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements and any relevant local, state, or federal regulatory requirements, whichever are more stringent.


IEPA STORMWATER FORMS:

NPDES Permit No. ILR10
IEPA Notice of Intent (NOI)
IEPA Incidence of Non-compliance (ION) – Front Page
IEPA Notice of Termination (NOT)


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