Via Ordinance, the Village has adopted the most current Prevailing Wage as ascertained by the County of Kane and the State of Illinois. Click above to view these rates.
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International Property Maintenance Code 2015 adopted. The International Property Maintenance Code 2015 along with all the amendments are available for review at the Village Office during normal business hours.
Following are some of the ordinances that are most commonly called into question:
Open Fires: It is unlawful for any person to cause, suffer, allow or permit the burning of rubbish, refuse, plastic of any kind, cut grass, preservative treated wood, garbage, metal salvage, or any other material, in open fires. This section does not apply to the open burning of charcoal, leaves, uncut grass, brush, or untreated wood or paper.
Limited Burning: Upon specific request, controlled burning on a limited basis for school, governmental or other institutional functions, may be allowed by the Board of Trustees; provided that the Board finds that such burning will pose no danger or inconvenience to adjoining property owners, and will not be detrimental to the general public health and safety of the community.
Burning of Leaves, etc.: It is unlawful for any person to cause, suffer, allow or permit the open burning of leaves, uncut grass, brush, or untreated wood or paper, except on the following conditions
- All such fires must be extinguished prior to dusk-Exception- Campfires, Winter months-Fires of wood or paper only are permitted after dusk from November 1 through March 31
- No fire shall be permitted on the paved area of public streets, sidewalks, or alleys within the Village.
- No fire shall be left unattended and no fire shall be permitted during periods of high wind or atmospheric inversions.
Off-Road Vehicle Use
Per State Law, off-road vehicles such as golf carts, atvs, dirt bikes, etc., are not permitted on roadways. If stopped, you ca be ticketed and if under-age,that ticket prevents obtaining a drivers license when of-age. ATVs are allowed on the right-of-way only, not beyond.