Low Alert Notice of Proposed Regulations - For the Handling and Storage of Bulk Material Piles

January 21, 2014

Pursuant to Sections 2-112-160(b), 11-4-760(e), 11-4-770, and 11-4-800 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, notice is hereby given this 19th day of December 2013 that the Department of Public Health (CDPH) solicits written comments with respect to its proposed regulations for the handling and storage of bulk material piles.

To be considered, written comments must be received by CDPH on or before February 7, 2014. The mailing address to send written comments with respect to the proposed regulations is the following:

Department of Public Health
Attn: Environmental Permitting and Inspections
333 South State Street, Room 200
Chicago, IL 60604

Comments will also be accepted at the following email address:

In addition, a public hearing will be scheduled to provide the public an opportunity to provide verbal comments on the regulations. Notice of the date, time and location of the hearing will be forthcoming.

Copies of the proposed regulations may be obtained in person at CDPH’s offices, 333 South State Street, Room 200, during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

The proposed regulations may also be viewed on CDPH’s website at (Click on Environmental Permits & Regulation, and then Environmental Rules and Regulations.)


Bechara Choucair, M.D.
Commissioner of Health