VILLAGE OF ADDISON CODE

Village of Addison DuPage County, Illinois
Updated through January 9, 2014

TABLE OF CONTENTS

* This table of contents is intended only as a general guide. Detailed lists of contents of each chapter, by section, are contained at the beginning of each chapter.

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Code designated and cited
Definitions and rules of construction
Catchlines of sections
Severability
General penalty; continuing violations
Price and cost of ordinances
Record and memorandum of ordinances
Proof of ordinance
Enacting style of ordinances
Passage, publication, effective date, etc., of ordinances generally
Approval or veto by Mayor; effect of failure to return to board on disapproval
Reconsideration; passage over veto
Provisions construed as continuations of existing ordinances
Filing of copies of statutes, codes, etc.
Corporate seal
Fiscal year
Surety Bonds
Disclosure of interest in real estate
Indemnification of certain officials

CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION

Elections--Method of conducting generally
Qualifications for elective office generally
Interest of Village officers or employees in contracts, purchases of property, etc.
Payments by director of finance
Qualifications for appointment to boards or commissions
Village Board
Meetings

Committees

Building, Zoning and Development Committee
Finance and Policy Committee
Public Health, Safety and Judicial Committee
Other committees; reports
Deputy Mayor

Officers and Employees

President\Mayor
Clerk

Officials Appointed by Board

Treasurer
Manager
Attorney
Chief of Police

Persons Hired by Manager

Assistant Village Manager/Director of Community Development
Director of Human Resources/Risk Management
Public Works Director
Director of Environmental Services
Director of Community Relations
Director of Finance

Boards and Commissions

Board of Local Improvements
Plan Commission [see Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 22]
Zoning Board of Appeals [see Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 22]
Cultural Arts Development Commission
Historical Commission
Commercial and Industrial Commission
Tenant and Landlord Commission
Blood Bank Commission
Electrical Commission
Special Events Commission
Senior Citizens Commission
Hearing Board and Hearing Officer -- Contracts Involving Federal Funds
Citizens Advisory Council

Noncompensated Positions

Special Assistant to the Mayor

CHAPTER 3. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Local Liquor Control Commissioner
Records of licenses issued
Transporting, etc., in motor vehicles
Peddling
Possession of alcohol by minors; consumption in public places prohibited

Local retail liquor license

Required; violation of terms prohibited
Processing of applications
Persons ineligible for license
Application for license
Mandatory Alcohol Awareness Training
Advisory Liquor Control Commission
License contents
Classification and fees generally
Application fee
Number of licenses to be issued
Term; Proration of fees
Renewal
Transferability
Display
Changes of location of business; personnel
Suspension and revocation
Multiple locations
Insurance

Operation of licensed Establishments

Permitting consumption without license
Outside sales, service and consumption prohibited
Curb service
Opening and closing hours
Extension of hours
View of interior of building from street
Sanitary conditions of premises generally
Employment of persons with infectious diseases
Stores selling school supplies
Gambling
Improper exhibitions
Solicitation
Refilling original packages
Responsibility for agents and employees
Unlawful possession and consumption by person under age
Parental responsibility
Responsibility of the owner or occupant of premises
Sale by licensee to underaged and certain other persons
Employment of underaged persons
Happy hours prohibited

CHAPTER 4. ANIMALS AND FOWL

In general
Dogs
Keeping of certain animals and reptiles
Cats

CHAPTER 5. BICYCLES

Inspection of license plate, mechanical condition, etc.
Serial number
Use without consent of owner
Required equipment
Regulations
Registration and licensing
Dealers; rental agencies

CHAPTER 6. BUILDING CODE

Adoption of Codes
Administration
Types of Inspections
Fees
Life safety
Elevators
Plumbing
Electric
Foundations
Residential structures
Accessory structures
Miscellaneous
Cross connection

CHAPTER 7. CIVIL DEFENSE AND EMERGENCIES

Emergency Committee
Civil Emergencies

CHAPTER 8. FINANCE AND TAXATION

Deposit of annexation fees
Leasing Occupation Tax; Retailers Occupation Tax
Service Occupation Tax
Economic Development and Pollution Control Facilities Bonds
Municipal Use Tax
Real Estate Transfer Tax
Automobile Renting Occupation Tax
Automobile Renting Tax
Hotel-Motel Room Tax
Taxpayer Bill of Rights
Simplified Municipal Telecommunications Tax
Cable/Video Service Provider Fee
PEG Access Support Fee
Customer service and privacy protection law
Dishonored checks

CHAPTER 9. HEALTH AND SANITATION

Jurisdiction; permit required, issuance
Grading requirements
Building foundation elevation
Drainage obstruction prohibited
Sump pump discharge
Hazardous material spills

CHAPTER 10. LICENSES

Applications and administration
Fees
Exemptions
Display
Coin operated amusement or vending devices
Carnivals
Laundromats
House and garage sales
Massage establishments (Repealed by Ordinance No. 12-46)
Residential Rental Dwellings/Licensing and Inspection
Nuisance Residential Rental Property
Flea markets
Street and sidewalk vending
Tattoo and body piercing establishments
Fireworks
Motor fuel price advertising
Precious metal and gem dealers; pawnbrokers
Crime Free Lease Addendum

CHAPTER 11. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

In general
Parades
Obstruction of driver's view
Quiet zones
Enforcement and obedience to traffic regulations

Operation of Vehicles

State license required
Proper side of highway
Passing vehicles proceeding in opposite directions
Dragracing
Dimming headlights
Driving on roadways laned for traffic
One way roadways and rotary traffic islands
Following too closely
Driving onto or from controlled access roadways
Turning at intersections
Starting
Driving on divided roadways
Stop or turn signals
Right-of-way at intersections
Emerging from alley, driveway or building
Duty on approach of authorized emergency vehicle
Obedience to signal indicating approach of train
Stopping at all railroad grade crossings
Stopping to avoid obstructing traffic
Backing
U-turns
Coasting
Following fire apparatus
Crossing fire hose
Driving in funeral or other procession identification of funeral procession
Driving on sidewalk
Vehicles making loud or unnecessary noises
Speed restrictions
One-way streets
Truck routes
Riding on motorcycles
Use of motorcycles, minibikes, golf carts, etc.
Village motor vehicle or motor bicycle license
Equipment on vehicles

Stopping, standing and parking

Prohibited for certain streets
Prohibited for specified areas
Prohibited for certain purposes
In alleys
In loading zones, in front of entrance to hospitals and hotels, etc.
No parking between 2:00 A.M. and 5:00 A.M.
Unauthorized use of handicapped spaces
Use of bus stops and taxicab stands
Overnight parking of trucks and construction equipment
Trailers and semi-trailers
Vehicles with reflectors
Presumption of owner's liability

Traffic control devices

Traffic control signal legend
Pedestrian control signals
Lane control signals
Flashing signals
Unauthorized signs, signals or markings
Interference with official traffic control devices

Accidents

Duty of drivers
Duty of occupant or owner of vehicles to make report

Pedestrians

Right-of-way at crosswalk
Crossing at other than crosswalk; standing; loitering
Duty to use right half of crosswalks
Walking on streets
Blind pedestrians
Solicitation of rides

Size, Weight and Load

Certain heavy vehicles prohibited on Village streets
Permits for overweight and/or overdimension vehicles
Fee schedule for permits
Liability for damages caused by heavy vehicles
Maximum size
Maximum height and length
Required markings for second division vehicles
Projecting loads on passenger vehicles
Planking edge of pavement
Spilling loads on highways; covering loads
Towed vehicles
Compliance with weight requirements of state law
Village Manager to route vehicles
Industrial truck routes
Police officers to weigh vehicles, etc.
Liability of owner/operator for violation

Abandoned, hazardous or unlawful vehicles

Inoperable motor vehicles declared nuisance
Notice to dispose
Authorization for towing

Illinois Motor Vehicle Code provisions adopted

Vehicle immobilization program

Notice and hearing
Impoundment

Restitution

CHAPTER 12. NUISANCES

Operation of businesses
Prohibition of firearm sales
Pollution/improper disposal
Plants and weeds
Construction noise
Landscape waste composting
Maintenance of nuisance vegetation prohibited
Chronic nuisance property abatement

CHAPTER 13. OFFENSES--MISCELLANEOUS

Assault; fighting; etc.
Bills, advertisements, etc.
Curfew for minors
Disorderly conduct
Noise violations.
Disturbing assemblages
False alarms
Injury to public property
Public indecency
Shopping carts
Trespasses
Trick or treating
Vandalism
Spiritualism and fortune telling
Retail theft--Definitions
Fireworks
Obscenity
Sale of harmful material to minors
Sale of precious stones
Purchase or exchange from minors, intoxicated persons and thieves prohibited
Transfer of smoking materials prohibited to minors
Possession of cannabis unlawful
Drug paraphernalia
Raffles
Truancy prohibited
Solicitation materials--private property
Impersonating member of police, fraternal or veteran's organization

CHAPTER 14. POLICE

Appointments
Office of Director of Police and Duties
Chaplain 
Board of Police Commissioners
Police Pension Fund
Telephone devices and attachments
Regulation of alarm systems
Fees for accident reports
Bail bond fee
Fees for fingerprinting; fees for audio or video copies

CHAPTER 15. REFUSE AND GARBAGE

Receptacles---Maintenance
Deposit on street; placement on curb for collection
Citations for violations; penalties and procedures

CHAPTER 16. PEDDLERS AND SOLICITORS

Permit
Revocation
Peddler--License required
Restrictions
Trespass prohibited

CHAPTER 17. STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

Obstructions
Injury to pavements
Use for display of goods for sale; writing or marking on pavements
Construction and maintenance of barbed wire or electric fences
Throwing, etc., glass, nails, etc., on street
Permit required for constructing, repairing pavement
Excavations
Trees and shrubs
House numbering
Snow removal
Construction of utilities in public rights-of-way

CHAPTER 18. SUBDIVISION CONTROL ORDINANCE

The Subdivision Control Ordinance of the Village is not included in this volume, but is on file in the Community Development Department.

CHAPTER 19. TAXICABS

Licensing; inspecting; applications
Duty of owners to furnish service
Abandonment of service
Colors and business names
Prepayment of fare; duty to convey persons
Receipts for fares
Rates
Parking or standing at stands
Cruising; interfering with access
Insurance
Private contracts
Reciprocating municipalities
Vehicle licenses
Fee; transfer
Revocation or suspension
Driver's licenses required
Fee; transfer between municipalities
Application; administration
Suspension and revocation
Taximeters

CHAPTER 20. WATER AND SEWERS

Water and Sewer Departments--jurisdiction
Special fees for connections
Construction and location of sewerage facilities adjacent to water supply wells
Accounts required of director of finance
Private wells to be abandoned and sealed
Abandoned wells to be capped and sealed

Water

"Water Department" defined
Compliance of plumbing prerequisite to turn on
Resale of water lawfully obtained from Village supply
Tampering with waterworks or water supply system
Extension of service, turn-on fee
Water main tap-on fees; permits
Meters
Establishing water service
Deposits to secure payment
Mandatory connection; turning water on
Private source to be disconnected
Manner of making connections
Repairs to service pipes and plumbing
Restrictions on use

Sewers

Depositing excrement, garbage, etc.
Installation of toilet facilities required
Right of entry of Village employees
Violations
Garage drainage
Connections and specifications
Sewer tap-on fees
Materials
Joints
Pipe laying
Excavations
Prevention of infiltration
Inspection prior to issuance of permit or plat approval
Certain discharges and connections prohibited
Inspection prior to transfer of property
Sump pumps
Requirements for toilets installed below ground level
Gravity sewers and other drain lines
Grease, oil and sand interceptors
Control manholes
Construction of storm water drains, downspouts, etc.
Discharges into storm sewers prohibited
Rates and charges
Meters
Bills and billing
Failure to pay
Revenues--Receipt and disposition by collector
Liens
Mandatory meter reading

CHAPTER 21. WEAPONS

Carrying concealed weapon
Sale of firearms or air guns to minors; sale of knives; sale of firearms
Discharging firearms, bows and arrows or air guns
Bartering

CHAPTER 22. ZONING ORDINANCE

Title, Intent and Purpose
General Provisions

Interpretation
Separability

Building on Lot
Allowable Use of Land or Buildings
Prohibited Use of Land or Building
Control Over Use
Control Over Bulk
Accessory Building and Uses
Special Uses
Permitted Obstruction-Yards
Yards, General
Flood Plain Regulations
Non-Conforming Uses of Land and Buildings
Use of Burglar Bars, Security Gates and Similar Devices
Accessory Building Height
Mechanical Equipment Screening

Zoning Districts

Establishment of Districts
Map
Boundaries of Districts
Annexed Territory
Exemptions

Residence Districts

General Requirements - All Residence Districts
R1 Single-Family Residence District
R2 Single-Family Residence District
R3A Single-Family Residence District
R3B Multiple Family Residence (Low Density)
R3C Multiple Family Residence District (Medium Density)
R3D Multiple-Family Residence District (High Density)
R3E Two-Family Detached Residence District
R3F Single-Family Semi-Detached and Single-Family Attached Residence District
R4 Multiple-Family Residence District
R5 Multiple-Family Residence District

Business District

General Requirements -  All Business Districts
Business-Professional Office District
B1 Local Business District
B2 Community Business District
B3 Service Business District
B4 Regional Shopping Center District
B5 Planned Community Commercial/Office District

Manufacturing Districts

General Requirements
Performance Standards
M1 Limited Manufacturing District
M2 General Manufacturing District
M3 General Manufacturing District
M4 Office-Research/Industrial District

Planned Developments

Planned Development
Application For Preliminary Approval of a Planned Development Special Use.
Final Approval of a Planned Development Special Use Permit
General Standards
Bulk Regulations
Issuance of Permits
Time Limit
Performance

Off-Street Loading and Off-Street Parking

Off-Street Loading
Off-Street Parking

Administration

Planning and Zoning Commission Creation and Procedure
Jurisdiction and Authority with Respect to Zoning Ordinance Interpretation
Jurisdiction and Authority with Respect to Variations
Jurisdiction and Authority with Respect to Appeals

Jurisdiction and Authority with Respect to Zoning Text or Map Amendments
Jurisdiction and Authority with Respect to Special Use Permits
Additional Duties of the Planning and Zoning Commission

Definitions
Fees
Interpretation, Conflict, Validity

Interpretation And Conflict
Validity

Violation, Penalty, Enforcement
When Effective

CHAPTER 23. WASTEWATER TREATMENT, INDUSTRIAL PRETREATMENT, AND SEWERS

General provisions
Unlawful deposition, discharge of wastes
Mandatory sewer hookup
Private disposal systems
Permit required
Building sewer, materials--construction
Grease, oil and sand interceptors
Predischarge facilities maintenance
Inspection of easements
Wastewater service charges
Computation of wastewater service charge; bills
Lien--Notice of delinquency; foreclosure
Revenues
Notice of rates, access to records
Wastewater treatment and pretreatment regulations
Prohibitive discharge standards
Allocation of pollutants
Pretreatment
Spill containment
Denial of permit and appeal procedure
Reporting requirements for permittee
Monitoring facilities
Enforcement procedures and management system
Department of Public Works
Compliance screening
Revocation of permit
Immediate disconnection of service
Penalties and costs

CHAPTER 24. HOUSING REGULATIONS

Adoption of Property Maintenance Code
Adoption of International Fire Code
Enforcement

CHAPTER 25. CONDOMINIUM CONVERSION

Sale of condominium unit
Conversion occupancy permit
Fees
Waiver of responsibility
Inspection upon warrant
Notice of violations

CHAPTER 26. STORMWATER AND FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT

Drainage system
Minimization of runoff volumes and rates
Release rates
Water quality and multiple uses
Design criteria and standards
Floodplain management
Base flood elevation
Occupation and use of flood fringe areas
Occupation and use of identified floodways
Occupation and use of SFHA areas
Administration and enforcement
Variances
Countywide Stormwater and Floodplain Ordinance

CHAPTER 27. SIGNS

Administrator
Application for permit
Permit fees
Signs not subject to fee
Insurance bond requirements
Removal of signs
Variances
Prohibitions
Exceptions
Maintenance specifications
Electrical requirements
Wind pressure and load requirements
Sign structure and support requirements
Illumination intensity requirements
Awnings and canopies
Marquees
Off-premises signs
Freestanding sign
Wall signs
Changeable copy (automatic electric)
Window signs
Temporary signs
Service station signs
Shopping center signs
Directional/informational signs
Permanent development signs
Underground utility facilities signs
Interstate highway wall sign
Engraved wood sign by governmental agencies
Signs located in residential use districts
Signs located in B/P and B-1 districts
Signs located in B-2, B-3, B-4 and B-5 districts
Signs in manufacturing districts
Nonconforming signs
Signs located on lots abutting North Avenue

CHAPTER 28. FAIR HOUSING PRACTICES

Definitions
Discrimination in real estate transactions prohibited
Complaint procedures

CHAPTER 29. RECYCLABLE METAL PURCHASES REGISTRATION

Definitions
Records of purchases
Restricted purchases
Purchases of HVAC recyclable metal
Purchases of copper
Purchase of beer kegs by recyclable metal dealers
Lost or stolen metals
Exemptions
Forms
Penalties
Injunctions

CHAPTER 30. ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION

Code Hearing Department Established
Vehicular Standing, Parking and Compliance Violations
Administrative Adjudication of Building and Housing Violations
Administrative Adjudication of Ordinance Violations
Administration
Automated Traffic Law Enforcement Adjudication

CHAPTER 31. ETHICS

 

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