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Clarendon Hills, IL Code of Ordinances
VILLAGE CODE of CLARENDON HILLS, ILLINOIS
PREFACE
ORDINANCES PENDING CODIFICATION
ADOPTING ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 2 ELECTED OFFICIALS
CHAPTER 3 BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
CHAPTER 4 VILLAGE ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 5 MUNICIPAL PURCHASING1
CHAPTER 6 POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 7 FIRE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 8 PUBLIC WAYS
SCHEDULE S8 PUBLIC WAYS, FEES
CHAPTER 9 WATER SERVICE
SCHEDULE S9 FEES RELATING TO WATER SERVICE
CHAPTER 10 STORMWATER CONTROL
CHAPTER 11 COST RECOVERY
CHAPTER 12 NUISANCES
CHAPTER 13 DOMESTIC ANIMALS
SCHEDULE S13 DOMESTIC ANIMALS, FEES
CHAPTER 14 VANDALISM AND PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
CHAPTER 15 HOBBY BEEKEEPING
CHAPTER 16 RESERVED
CHAPTER 17 RESERVED
CHAPTER 18 OFFICIAL COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
CHAPTER 19 SUBDIVISION CONTROL
CHAPTER 20 ZONING REGULATIONS
SCHEDULE S20 ZONING FEES
CHAPTER 21 BUILDING CODE
SCHEDULE S21 BUILDING CODE FEES
CHAPTER 22 ELECTRICAL CODE
SCHEDULE S22 ELECTRICAL PERMIT FEES
CHAPTER 23 PLUMBING CODE
SCHEDULE S23 PLUMBING FEES
CHAPTER 24 FIRE PREVENTION
SCHEDULE S24 FIRE PREVENTION FEES
CHAPTER 25 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE
CHAPTER 26 SWIMMING POOLS
SCHEDULE S26 SWIMMING POOLS, FEES
CHAPTER 27 FAIR HOUSING
CHAPTER 28 CONDOMINIUM CONVERSIONS
CHAPTER 29 RESERVED
CHAPTER 30 RESERVED
CHAPTER 31 BUSINESS LICENSES AND PERMITS
SCHEDULE S31 BUSINESS LICENSE AND PERMIT FEES
CHAPTER 32 SCAVENGERS
SCHEDULE S32 SCAVENGERS, FEES
CHAPTER 33 LIQUOR1
SCHEDULE S33 LIQUOR LICENSE FEES
CHAPTER 34 CANVASSERS AND SOLICITORS
CHAPTER S34 SOLICITORS, FEES
CHAPTER 35 MUNICIPAL OCCUPATION TAX
CHAPTER 36 FOREIGN FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
CHAPTER 37 TAXICABS
SCHEDULE S37 TAXICAB LICENSE FEES
CHAPTER 38 RAILROADS
CHAPTER 39 DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE AND REFUSE
CHAPTER 40 ALARM SYSTEMS1
SCHEDULE S40 ALARM SYSTEM FEES
CHAPTER 41 TRAFFIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION
SCHEDULE SA41 PARKING ZONES
SCHEDULE SB41 PARKING PERMIT FEES, ZONES
SCHEDULE SC41 SPEED LIMITATIONS
SCHEDULE SD41 THROUGH STREETS, STOP INTERSECTIONS
SCHEDULE SE41 YIELD INTERSECTIONS
SCHEDULE SF41 ONE-WAY STREETS
SCHEDULE SG41 TRAFFIC FINES
CHAPTER 42 BICYCLES
SCHEDULE S42 BICYCLES, FEES
CHAPTER 43 MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSES
SCHEDULE S43 MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE FEES
CHAPTER 44 OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC PEACE, SAFETY AND MORALS
CHAPTER 45 VIOLATIONS BUREAU; PAYMENT OF FINES
CHAPTER 46 SKEET SHOOTING LICENSE
SCHEDULE S46 SKEET SHOOTING LICENSE FEE
CHAPTER 47 MUNICIPAL TAXES
CHAPTER 48 RAFFLES
CHAPTER 49 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND AMBULANCE SERVICE FEES
SCHEDULE S49 AMBULANCE SERVICE FEES
CHAPTER 50 OVERWEIGHT VEHICLES
SCHEDULE S50 OVERWEIGHT VEHICLES, FEES
CHAPTER 51 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
CHAPTER 52 PARK AND SCHOOL PURPOSES IMPACT FEES
CHAPTER 53 STATE OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES ETHICS ACT
CHAPTER 54 CABLE COMMUNICATIONS
CHAPTER 56 CONSTRUCTION OF UTILITY FACILITIES IN RIGHTS OF WAY
CHAPTER 57 LICENSES AND PERMITS
CHAPTER 58 COMMERCIAL FILMING
SCHEDULE S58 COMMERCIAL FILMING FEES
CHAPTER 59 SPECIAL EVENTS
CHAPTER 60 SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES
CHAPTER 61 ADULT-USE CANNABIS BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS
12.6: WEEDS, TURF GRASSES AND NATIVE ILLINOIS PRAIRIE PLANTS:
   A.   Definitions: For purposes of this section, the following words and terms shall be defined as set forth below:
   EXOTIC WEEDS: The following invasive, exotic species of weeds as listed by the Illinois exotic weed act1:
 
Japanese honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica
Multiflora rose
Rosa multiflora
Purple loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria and
Lythrum virgatum
 
   NATIVE ILLINOIS PRAIRIE PLANTS: Plants accepted as native of the tall grass prairies of the midwestern United States and described as such in the publication "Plants of the Chicago Region", by Floyd Swink and Gerold Wilhelm (1994), or in subsequent editions of said publication. A copy of this book will be kept on file with the village clerk.
   NOXIOUS WEEDS: The invasive, noxious species of weeds as listed shall be prohibited as required by the Illinois noxious weed law2:
 
Canada thistle
Cirsium arvense
Common ragweed
Ambrosia artemisifolia
Giant ragweed
Ambrosia trifida
Johnson grass
Sorghum halepense
Marijuana
Cannabis sativa
Musk thistle
Carduus nutans
Perennial sowthistle
Sonchus arvensis
Sorghum
Sorghum spp.
Sorghum almum
Sorghum almum
Western ragweed
Ambrosia psilostachya,
  DC.
 
   NUISANCE WEEDS: The following invasive, exotic species of weeds 1:
 
Barnyard grass
Enchinoochloa crusgalli
Black medic
Medicago lupulina
Black mustard
Brassica nigra
Bull thistle
Cirsium vulgare
Canada blue grass
Poa compressa
Charlock, wild mustard
Brassica kaber
Chicory
Cichorium intybus
Cocklebur
Xanthium strumarium
Common buckthorn
Rhamnus cathartica
Common burdock
Arctium minus
Common dandelion
Taraxacum officinale
Common wood sorrel
Oxalis stricta
Corn speedwell
Veronica arvensis
Creeping amaranth
Amaranthus graecizanus
Creeping Charlie
Glechoma hederacea
Crowfoot grass, yard grass
Eleusine indica
Crown vetch
Coronilla varia
Curly dock
Rumex crispus
Dead nettle, henbit
Lamium amplexicaule
Eyebane, nodding spurge
Euphorbia maculata
Field bindweed
Convolvulus arvenis
Field nut sedge
Cyperus esculentus
Field sorrel
Rumex acetosella
Garlic mustard
Alliaria petiolata
Giant foxtail
Setaria faberi
Glossy buckthorn
Rhamnus frangula
Hairy crabgrass
Digitaria sanguinalis
Japanese knotweed
Polygonum cuspidatum
Lamb's quarters
Chenopodium album
Leafy spurge
Euphorbia esula
Meadow fescue
Festuca pratensis
Nimbleweed
Muhlenbergia schreberi
Nodding chickweed
Cerastium nutans
Orchard grass
Dactylis glomerata
Ox eye daisy
Chrysanthemum
leaucanthemum
Poison hemlock
Conium maculatum
Poison ivy
Rhus radicans
Prickly lettuce
Lactuca serriola
Purslane speedwell
Veronica peregrina
Quack grass
Agropyron repens
Redtop creeping bent,
bent grass
Agrostis alba
Reed canary grass
Phalaris arundinacea
Rough amaranth
Amaranthus retroflexus
Shepherd's purse
Capsella bursa-pastoris
Smooth brome
Bromus inermis
Smooth crabgrass
Digitaria ischaemum
Spiny snow thistle
Sonchus asper
Spotted creeping spurge
Euphorbia supina
Storefront sow thistle
Sonchus oleraceus
Tall nettle
Urtica procera
Velvetleaf, butterpint
Abutilon theophrasti
Wild carrot, Queen Anne's
lace
Daucus carota
Yarrow, milfoil
Achillea millefolium
Yellow foxtail
Setaria glauca
 
   PARKWAY: That portion of the right of way situated between the property line and the curb line, gravel shoulder, or edge of pavement.
   TURF GRASSES: The following plants are hereby declared to be turf grasses:
 
Bermuda grass
Cynodon dactylon
Chewings fescue
Festuca rubra commutata
Creeping bent grass
Agrostis palustris
Creeping red fescue
Festuca rubra rubra
Italian rye grass
Lolium multiflorum
Kentucky bluegrass
Poa pratensis
Perennial rye grass
Lolium perenne
Sheep fescue
Festuca ovina
Tall fescue
Festuca elatior
Zoysia grass
Zoysia japonica and
Zoysia sinica
 
   WEEDS: Nonnative plant species that infest and spread at the expense of native and cultivated plant species, creating a dense monoculture.
   B.   Declaration Of Public Nuisance: The species identified as noxious weeds, exotic weeds, nuisance weeds, turf grasses which are more than eight inches (8") in height, and native Illinois prairie plants to the extent not conforming with subsection 12.6C of this section, are hereby declared to be a public nuisance, and it shall be unlawful for any person owning or in control of any parcel of property within the village limits to permit the growth of such species thereon or on the parkway adjacent to said parcel of property.
   C.   Native Illinois Prairie Plants:
      (1)   Annual Cutting: Native Illinois prairie plants on private lots shall be mowed or cut to eighteen inches (18") or less in height at least once per year between October 1 and May 1. (Ord. 02-03-06)
      (2)   Setback: Native Illinois prairie plants shall not be permitted to overhang or encroach onto adjacent properties, nor shall native Illinois prairie plants be permitted to overhang or encroach upon a public sidewalk. (Ord. 03-10-25)
      (3)   Parkway: Native Illinois prairie plants shall not be cultivated within the parkway, and if naturally occurring, shall not be permitted to grow more than eight inches (8") in height.
   D.   Enforcement: If an owner or one in control of a parcel of land violates any part of this section, the village manager, or his representative shall send by certified mail a notice of such violation to said person, informing him of the violation and request that such violation be abated within ten (10) days from the time of mailing said notice. If the violation is not abated within the ten (10) day period, the village, through its employees or agent, may enter upon the property where said plants are growing and may proceed to destroy and/or cut to an appropriate height, as the case may be, the plants thereon causing the violation, and any expense incurred by the village in so doing shall be a charge against the owner or person in control so failing, and such charge may be recovered in an appropriate action in law instituted by the village manager. In addition thereto, the village may create a lien against the property involved. However, nothing in this section shall prevent the village from imposing other penalties as permitted by this code. (Ord. 02-03-06)