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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Reminder: Construction/Lawn Equipment and Excessive Noise Guidelines

As the weather improves and many residents continue to be at home more than usual, please be a good neighbor and adhere to the following noise guidelines:

Construction and Lawn Equipment: 

The Village limits the use of heavy construction and lawn maintenance equipment during the overnight and early morning hours. Snow blowers are not restricted. Heavy construction equipment, including bulldozers, jackhammers, pile drivers, cement mixers, tractors, and other power equipment, may be used:

Monday through Friday: 7:30 am - 8 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: noon - 4 pm

Construction equipment may not be used on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. To report a construction violation, contact the Community Development Department at: 708-246-1800 ext. 175.

Lawn maintenance equipment (mowers, leaf blowers, weed wackers) may be used:

Monday through Friday: 7:30 am - 8 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: noon - 4 pm

Excessive Noise/Disturbing the Peace: 

Village Code states that it shall be unlawful for any person to willfully make, continue, or cause to be made or continue any excessive, unnecessary, or unusually loud noise which disturbs the peace and quiet of any neighborhood, or which causes discomfort or annoyance to any reasonable person of normal sensitiveness residing within the corporate limits of the Village. (Ord. 95-1950, 9-25-1995)

Residents can report excessive noise violations by calling the Police non-emergency number at (708) 246-8540.

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