ORDINANCE NO. 2021-21
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ADOPTING A TRESPASSING CODE PROVISION AND FINES FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUCH PROVISION
 
ADOPTED BY THE
PRESIDENT AND THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OF THE
VILLAGE OF RIVER GROVE
 
THIS 3 RD DAY OF JUNE, 2021
 
Published by authority of the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of River Grove, Cook County, Illinois this 3rd day of June, 2021.
 
VILLAGE OF RIVER GROVE
COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2021-21
 
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ADOPTING A TRESPASSING CODE PROVISION AND FINES FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUCH PROVISION
 
   WHEREAS, the Village of River Grove (“Village”) is a home-rule unit of local government under and pursuant to §6 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois and has the authority to exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs including, but not limited to, the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals, and welfare; and
   WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities of the Village of River Grove have a compelling governmental interest in ensuring that individuals and entities do not unlawfully trespass about the property of the village or other individuals and entities; and
   WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities deem a code provision regulating the unlawful trespassing within the municipal boundaries upon the property of the village, or any individual or entity is necessary and appropriate for maintaining the public health, safety, morals, and welfare of the community .
   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of River Grove, Cook County, Illinois, in open meeting assembled, that:
   Section 1.  The foregoing recitals are adopted as the findings of the Corporate Authorities as if fully set forth herein.
   Section 2.  The Village Code is hereby amended by the addition of the provision regarding unlawful trespassing within the Village:
 
TRESPASSING
 
(A)   Trespass Upon Real Property. Whoever enters upon the land or building or any part thereof of another after receiving, immediately prior to such entry, notice from the owner or occupant that such entrance is forbidden, or remains upon the land or building, or any part thereof of another after receiving notice from the owner or occupant to depart, commits and offense under this chapter and shall be guilty of trespass, and shall be fined as provided in the general penalty provisions of Title XI of this code. All persons shall be deemed to have received notice from the owner or occupant within the meaning of this subsection, if any one of the following has occurred:
 
(1)   If they have been notified personally either orally or in writing; or
 
(2)   If a printed or written notice forbidding such entry has been conspicuously posted or exhibited at any entrance of such land or building, or forbidden part thereof.
 
(B)   Trespass to Vehicle. Whoever knowingly and without authority enters any vehicle, aircraft or watercraft or any part thereof of another without the other's consent, commits an offense under this chapter, and shall be fined as provided in the general penalty provisions of Title XI of this code
 
   Section 3. Any ordinance or portion of any ordinance in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance is repealed solely to the extent of such conflict.
   Section 4. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval in the manner as provided by law.
   APPROVED this 3rd day of June, 2021.
 
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                     Hon. David B. Guerin, President
 
ATTEST: ________________________________
   Hon. Marjorie A. Manchen, Clerk
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ORDINANCE NO. 2021-21   TRUSTEE   PRESENT   ABSENT      AYE   NAY
            Bjorvik      _________   ________   ____   ____
Presented:          Thomas      _________   ________   ____   ____
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Passed:          Muellner   _________   ________   ____   ____
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Approved:          Lantgen      _________   ________   ____   ____
 
STATE OF ILLINOIS   )
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COUNTY OF COOK   )
 
CERTIFICATE
 
   I, the undersigned, certify that I am the duly qualified and acting Village Clerk of the Village of River Grove, Cook County, Illinois (the "Village"), and as such, I am the keeper of the records and files of the Village and its President and Board of Trustees.  I further certify as follows:
   Attached to this Certificate is a true, correct and complete copy of Village of River Grove Ordinance No. 2021-21, entitled:
 
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ADOPTING A TRESPASSING CODE PROVISION AND FINES FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUCH PROVISION
 
   This Ordinance was passed and approved by the Village's President and Board of Trustees on June 3, 2021.  A true, correct and complete copy of this Ordinance was published in pamphlet form on June 3, 2021.
   Given under my hand and official seal at the Village of River Grove, Cook County, Illinois, this _______ day of ___________________, 20___.
 
                                       
                     Honorable Marjorie A. Manchen
                        Village Clerk
 
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