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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
8.4: ENCROACHMENTS ON STREETS AND PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY:
   A.   Structures On Public Ways: No person shall erect or maintain any structure or thing on, over or under any street, alley, sidewalk, or other public way except by permit from the Village Manager or his designee. Application for such permit shall describe the nature of the encroachment in such detail as the Manager shall require. The Manager may issue or deny the permit based on the information made available by the applicant.
   B.   Awnings: Awnings made of a pliable substance attached to a building and extending above the surface of the sidewalk may be erected and maintained without a permit so long as they do not create a hazard.
   C.   Encroachments; Design, Limitations: Any permitted encroachment on any street, alley, sidewalk, or other public way shall be installed and constructed in accordance with the design standards developed by the Village Engineer and approved by the Board of Trustees. Such encroachments shall be designed and maintained so as to not endanger or obstruct the public. Such encroachments shall be limited in accordance with the following:
      (1)   Private Installation Prohibited: The private installation or construction of any new off street parking facilities within the public right of way is expressly prohibited.
      (2)   Alterations Prohibited: No existing off street parking facility within the public right of way shall be enlarged, altered or maintained by any person.
      (3)   Removal: Existing, privately installed, off street parking facilities within the public right of way, shall be permanently removed at such time that drainage and/or roadway improvements are undertaken by the village.
      (4)   Exemptions: Off street parking facilities within the public right of way designed and installed by the village, or in concert with the village, for use by the public, shall be exempt from these provisions.
   D.   Nuisance: Any encroachment maintained in violation of this section is declared a nuisance and may be abated by the village manager or his designee. (Ord. 90-03-03)
   E.   Outdoor Cafes And Outdoor Seating On The Public Right Of Way:
      (1)   Permit Required: Notwithstanding any other provision in this code it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, organization or association to use the public right of way to operate an outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area without first obtaining a permit. Permits will be issued for outdoor cafes and/or outdoor seating areas in public right of way only to businesses which abut a public right of way under the jurisdiction of the village and which have a valid business license issued pursuant to chapter 31 of this code. Such permits may be obtained at anytime during a calendar year, but all permits shall expire on December 31 of the same calendar year in which issued. No permit shall be issued to any business which is not in compliance with all provisions of this code which are applicable to said business.
      (2)   Application And Fee: All applicants for permits for outdoor cafes and/or outdoor seating areas on the public right of way must complete an application in a form approved by the village, which must be submitted to the village's director of community development. There will be a ten dollar ($10.00) fee for this permit. All applications shall include the following information:
         (a)   Name and address of the business for which the permit for an outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area on the public right of way is sought.
         (b)   The name, address and phone number of the proprietor/contact person for the business.
         (c)   A detailed site plan showing all existing buildings, structures and objects on the business property adjacent to the public right of way and on the public right of way adjacent to the business, including a depiction of the on street parking adjacent to the business, and the proposed location of each item to be placed within the public right of way including, but not limited to, any temporary fencing, partitions, chairs, tables and serving stations. For those businesses that do not propose to serve food or beverages on the public right of way, a sketch of the impacted area of the public right of way, with the location of the proposed seating, will suffice.
         (d)   A certificate of insurance evidencing insurance in the following amounts:
      1)   Comprehensive general liability insurance: One million dollars ($1,000,000.00) per occurrence, with the village, and its officers, employees, agents and volunteers listed as additional insureds, along with a statement that said policy shall not be changed or canceled without thirty (30) days' prior written notice to the village; and
      2)   Workers' compensation: Statutory amount.
         (e)   A signed indemnification statement on the form provided by the village.
      (3)   Inspection: An inspection of the public right of way adjacent to the business, to document the existing conditions of the public improvements, shall be performed by the village prior to the issuance of an outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area on the public right of way permit. Applications should be filed at least two (2) weeks prior to scheduled use to allow sufficient time for such inspection.
      (4)   Regulations: All permit holders shall be subject to the following regulations:
         (a)   The outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area in the public right of way, and the public right of way area adjacent thereto, shall be maintained clean and free from refuse and debris at all times, regardless of the source of such refuse and debris.
         (b)   Items located in the public right of way, in furtherance of a permit issued pursuant to this 2subsection E, shall not be permanently attached and shall be removed when not in use during cold weather months (generally October through March) or at the request of the village.
         (c)   All public improvements shown on the site plan, including, but not limited to, pavers, benches, light poles and trees, shall be maintained in the condition in which they existed immediately prior to the issuance of the permit, excluding normal wear and tear. Permit holders shall immediately report any damage to such public improvements to the director of community development. The village shall repair or replace any such damaged public improvement at its discretion, and shall charge the cost of repair or replacement to the permit holder unless the damage can be clearly shown to have resulted from a cause not related to the issuance of the outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area in the public right of way permit.
         (d)   Activities conducted by the permit holder in regard to the outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area in the public right of way shall be conducted in a manner that does not interfere with pedestrians, parking or traffic.
         (e)   The permit shall be posted in a conspicuous place inside the business.
         (f)   In the event that a permit holder under this subsection E desires to serve alcoholic liquor in conjunction with an outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area in the public right of way, the following additional conditions shall be applicable to said permit:
            1)   Alcoholic liquor shall only be served if the permittee also holds a valid class A, B or C liquor license and a valid class H liquor license;
            2)   Alcoholic liquor shall only be served in the outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area in the public right of way in conjunction with the service of one or more food item(s) ordered from the menu of the permit holder's establishment by the patron requesting the alcoholic liquor, with said food item(s) being an item(s) for which the patron is charged by the permit holder, as opposed to a free food item offered by the permit holder (e.g., popcorn, peanuts, etc.).
      (5)   Restrictions:
         (a)   Items located in the public right of way in furtherance of a permit issued pursuant to this subsection E:
      1)   Shall be located so that no less than a five foot (5') wide and no less than a seven foot (7') high unobstructed walkway is maintained on the public right of way at all times;
      2)   Shall not obstruct normal ingress to or egress from the permit holder's business or to or from other businesses;
      3)   Shall be located so that clearances required for pedestrian/patron movement within and adjacent to the outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area in the public right of way will be maintained when a chair is pulled out from a table; particularly where the chair backs face the street or pedestrian walkway; and
      4)   Shall not be of a design and/or weight that will create a windblown hazard within the public right of way.
         (b)   The following items or actions are prohibited in an outdoor cafe and/or outdoor seating area in the public right of way:
      1)   Items located in the public right of way at locations not approved by the director of community development;
      2)   Electrical appliances; and
      3)   Sound transmittal or amplification devices.
      (6)   Enforcement; Revocation:
               (a)   Any person, firm, corporation, organization or association violating any of the provisions of this subsection E shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) for each day of which said violation has occurred or continues to occur.
               (b)   In addition to the fine imposed by subsection E(6)(a) of this section, the permit revocation provisions of section 31.12 of this code shall be applicable to permits issued under this subsection E.
               (c)   The village manager, chief of police, fire chief or director of community development of the village, upon determining that the method or manner of operations by a business in furtherance of a permit issued pursuant to this subsection E poses an immediate threat to the public health, safety or welfare, shall have the power and authority to cause any items placed on the public right of way in furtherance of a permit issued pursuant to this subsection E to be removed and/or relocated immediately. (Ord. 02-11-29)
   F.   Decorations In The Public Right Of Way:
      (1)   Permit Required: Notwithstanding any other provision in this code, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, organization or association to place any decorations on the public right of way without first obtaining a permit. For purposes of this subsection F, "decorations" shall be defined to include benches, planters, windsocks, flags and other like items of a decorative nature, other than signs which shall be controlled by section 20.4.9 of this code, which are physically located within the public right of way or above the public right of way. Permits will be issued for decorations in the public right of way only to businesses which abut a public right of way under the jurisdiction of the village and which have a valid business license issued pursuant to chapter 31 of this code. Such permits may be obtained at anytime during a calendar year, but all permits shall expire on December 31 of the same calendar year in which issued. No permit shall be issued to any business which is not in compliance with all provisions of this code which are applicable to said business.
      (2)   Application And Fee: All applicants for a public right of way decorations permit must complete an application in a form approved by the village, which must be submitted to the village's director of community development. There will be no fee for this permit. All applications shall include the following information:
         (a)   Name and address of the business for which the permit for placing decorations on the public right of way is sought.
         (b)   The name, address and phone number of the proprietor/contact person for the business.
         (c)   A sketch of the impacted area of the public right of way, with the location of the proposed decorations, including an identification of each proposed decoration.
         (d)   A certificate of insurance, evidencing comprehensive general liability insurance with the village, and its officers, employees, agents and volunteers listed as additional insureds, along with a statement that said policy shall not be changed or canceled without thirty (30) days' prior written notice to the village.
         (e)   A signed indemnification statement on the form provided by the village.
      (3)   Inspection: An inspection of the public right of way adjacent to the business, to document the existing conditions of the public improvements, shall be performed by the village prior to the issuance of a public right of way decorations permit. Applications should be filed at least two (2) weeks prior to the placement of the decorations on the public right of way to allow sufficient time for such inspection.
      (4)   Regulations: All permit holders shall be subject to the following regulations:
         (a)   Decorations located in the public right of way, in furtherance of a permit issued pursuant to this subsection F, shall not be permanently attached and shall be removed when not in use during cold weather months (generally October through March) or at the request of the village.
         (b)   All public improvements in the vicinity of the decorations, including, but not limited to, pavers, benches, light poles and trees, shall be maintained in the condition in which they existed immediately prior to the issuance of the permit, excluding normal wear and tear. Permit holders shall immediately report any damage to such public improvements to the director of community development. The village shall repair or replace any such damaged public improvement at its discretion, and shall charge the cost of repair or replacement to the permit holder unless the damage can be clearly shown to have resulted from a cause not related to the issuance of the public right of way decorations permit.
         (c)   The decorations in the public right of way shall be placed in a manner that does not interfere with pedestrians, parking or traffic.
         (d)   The permit shall be posted in a conspicuous place inside the business.
      (5)   Restrictions:
         a)   Decorations located in the public right of way in furtherance of a permit issued pursuant to this subsection F:
      1)   Shall be located so that no less than a five foot (5') wide and no less than a seven foot (7') high unobstructed walkway is maintained on the public right of way at all times;
      2)   Shall not obstruct normal ingress to or egress from the permit holder's business or to or from other businesses;
      3)   Shall not be of a design and/or weight that will create a windblown hazard within the public right of way.
         (b)   Decorations shall not be located in the public right of way at locations not approved by the village.
      (6)   Enforcement; Revocation:
         (a)   Any person, firm, corporation, organization or association violating any of the provisions of this subsection F shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) for each day of which said violation has occurred or continues to occur.
         (b)   In addition to the fine imposed by subsection F(6)(a) of this section, the permit revocation provisions of section 31.12 of this code shall be applicable to permits issued under this subsection F.
         (c)   The village manager, chief of police, fire chief or director of community development of the village, upon determining that the method or manner of operations by a business in furtherance of a permit issued pursuant to this subsection F poses an immediate threat to the public health, safety or welfare, shall have the power and authority to cause any decorations placed on the public right of way in furtherance of a permit issued pursuant to this subsection F to be removed and/or relocated immediately. (Ord. 02-11-30)