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DECEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

Garbage pick up is now on Monday. Leaf vacuuming and yard waste pick up has finished. For missed pick-ups or any garbage issues call Waste Management at 847-272-4145. Christmas tree pick up will take place Monday, January 3rd through Monday, January 24th.

Snow will be here soon. Please make sure your sidewalks are shoveled. Also let’s look out for neighbors who might not be able to remove snow on their own by lending a helping hand. 

Village Hall will be closed on the following days for the holidays: Friday, December 24th through January 3rd. The Mayor and staff will be monitoring emails and voicemail. If you have a Public Works emergency, call 911 and the appropriate personnel will be dispatched. 

As of August 24th, 2021 the Village no longer requires contractors to register, however, roofers, plumbers and electricians still need to provide the Village with their licenses along with the building permit application. For Tips for hiring a home project contractor click here.

At our August Board Meeting the Village Board passed an updated Zoning Ordinance summarizing that we streamlined and re-organized bringing the Village in line with current practices and code.  Our Titles 12, 13, 15 and 16 of our code were also updated at the same meeting. Click here to read a complete summary of the ordinances.

When walking your dog, they must be on a leash and walkers must carry a receptacle necessary for the placing of any droppings and dispose of them in the proper container.

Please be aware as you are putting up Holiday decorations that they do need to be taken down by January 31st.

Zoning Ordinance Change

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

September 8th, 2021

At our August Board Meeting the Village Board passed an updated Zoning Ordinance summarizing that we streamlined and re-organized bringing the Village in line with current practices and code.  Click HERE to review the Zoning Ordinance.

Our Titles 12, 13, 15 and 16 of our code were also updated at the same meeting. Click HERE to review.

Update Summary

Titles 12, 13, 15 and 16. This was done to ensure that the Village is still up to date with practices in the Village, State and Federal.

Title 12 has to do with streets, sidewalks and public spaces. This also deals with landscape and tree preservation.

Title 13 has to do with utilities, water billing, billing cycle, and defines sewer connection.

Title 15 has to do with building and construction.  Lake County Building Department assisted with these updates. Focused on state and federal regulations. Fences, hedges and water features were grouped together concisely. Reimbursement of fees were added to this chapter.

Title 16 is the subdivision ordinance. A lot of this is regulated by the State Plat Act. Items introduced were multi use path regulations and updated certificates that are on the back of a Plat. Wanted to make sure the Village is up to date on all state regulations.

 

 
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