(A)   The County Engineer, in accordance with ILCS Ch. 605, Act 5, § 5-414 et seq. as amended, may issue a permit to temporarily close any portion of a county highway for any public purpose. Temporary closure of a highway for purpose of special events of public interest and filming shall be authorized by issuance of a special event permit.
   (B)   Temporary closures for emergency repairs, natural disasters, or other emergency conditions are exempt from these requirements.
Examples of special events can include, but are not limited to, parades, marathons, festivals, other special events of public interest and filming for a movie, television, commercial, or documentary.
(Ord. 20-231, passed 7-16-2020)