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Code Enforcement Division

The Village’s Code Enforcement Division was placed under the Police Department's jurisdiction in 2002. Several Code Enforcement issues and the Village Ordinances that govern them are outlined below:
    Accumulation of junk and/or trash
    308.1 Accumulation of Rubbish or Garbage
    All exterior property and premises, and the interior of every structure, shall be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage.

    Basketball Hoops
    For more info on location requirements click - 159.015 Portable/permanent basketball hoops

    Exterior Structure
    304.1 General
    The exterior of a structure shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and sanitary so as not to pose a threat to the public health, safety or welfare

    Failure to display proper house numbers
    304.3 Premises Identification
    Buildings shall have approved address numbers placed in a position to be plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. These numbers shall contrast with their background. Address numbers shall be Arabic numerals or alphabet letters. Numbers shall be a minimum of 4 inches (102 mm) high with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch (12.7 mm).

    Garbage placed at the curb 24 hours prior to scheduled collection
    For more info click - 92.07 Time of Collection

    Inoperable vehicle/major repair of vehicle on the property
    302.8 Motor Vehicles
    Except as provided for in other regulations, no Inoperable vehicle /unlicensed/major repair of vehicle shall be parked, kept or stored on any premises, and no vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair, or in the process of being stripped or dismantled. Painting of vehicles is prohibited unless conducted inside an approved spray booth.

    Outdoor Storage
    For more info on outdoor storage in residential districts click - 159.060E3 Outdoor Storage

    Parking of Vehicles
    Vehicles shall only be parked on approved parking areas
    For more info click - 159.019A1 Vehicle parking

    For more info on storage requirements for trailers, boats and recreational vehicles click - 159.19C Trailers, boats and recreational vehicles

    Political Signs
    Signs or posters announcing or describing candidates seeking a public office or announcing or describing political issues and data pertinent thereto shall be permitted. For more info please click 159.129H Political Signs. For the Political Sign Registration Form click HERE.

    Rental Property Inspection
    All rental properties must be registered with the Village and inspected by a Code Enforcement Officer prior to a tenant living on the premise.
    For more info on rental properties click - 155 Rental Inspection

    Storage Units
    For more info on Temporary portable storage units click- 159.019D Temporary Portable Storage Units

    Tall grass and/or weeds in excess of six (6) inches
    302.4 Weeds
    All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or plant growth in excess of 6 inches. All noxious weeds shall be prohibited. Weeds shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided, however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens. Property owners are required to maintain parkways and/or right of ways adjacent to their property.

    Trash containers in front of building line
    For more info on proper location of contaniers click - 92.05 Location of Containers

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