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Here is a list of common ordinances enforced by the Police Department. For a complete list of City Ordinances, please use this link to the City Code Book.

FALSE ALARM ORDINANCE

  • This ordinance is for both business and residential alarm systems within the United City of Yorkville (5-6-1 & 5-6-2)

DOG/ANIMAL ORDINANCES

  • Collar & Tags (5-2-4)
  • Disturbing the Peace (5-2-4)
  • Dog/Animal Waste  (5-2-4)
  • Dangerous/Vicious Domestic ANimals (5-2-4)
  • Rabies Inoculation (5-2-4)
  • Running at Large (5-2-4)
  • Resisting/Interfering w/ Officers (5-2-6)

DOMESTIC ANIMALS/LIMITATIONS ON QUANTITY

  • Per Sec. 10-2-3: Any lot or premises or portion thereof on which more than four (4) dogs, cats, and other household domestic animals, over four (4) months of age, are kept for sale, or on which more than two (2) such animals are boarded for compensation constitutes the appropriate zoning for "Kennel, Commercial".

PARKING REGULATIONS - ADDITIONAL

Some of our additional parking regulations include the following.  For all additional parking regulations, refer to Title 6, Chapter 1, Section 1 of the Code Book.

  • Beecher Community Building
  • City Parkways
  • Detached Non-Motorized Vehicles
  • Sidewalk, Parking On/Blocking
  • Snowfall, Parking After 2"
  • Towing Illegally Parked Vehicles
  • Two-Hour Parking Limits on Bridge Street (Route 47) and Van Emmon Street
     

PARKING REGULATIONS - DESIGNATED STREETS

Here are a few roadways that have additional parking regulations.  All specific roadway regulations are located in Title 6, Chapter 2, Section 2 of the Code Book.

  • Beaver Street
  • Center Street, West
  • Church Street
  • Colonial Parkway
  • Hillcrest Avenue
  • John Street, West
  • King Street
  • Main Street, West
  • Mill Street (Route 126 to Walter St.)
  • Mill Street (Van Emmon St. to Fox St.)
  • River Street
  • Route 34, US
  • Route 47, IL (at Cannonball Trail)
  • Route 47, IL (W.Main St. to W.Center St.)
  • Somonauk Street
  • Sycamore Street
  • Van Emmon Street
  • Walnut Street

PUBLIC HEALTH

  • Noise Ordinance (4-4-3)
  • Open Burning (4-1-1)

SOLICITORS

Yorkville's soliciting regulations include the following points.  (All regulations can be found in Title 3, Chapter 7 of the Code Book:)

  • Required to Carry/Post Permit
  • Time Limit on Soliciting (depending on license type)
  • Unlicensed Solicitors/Hawkers
  • Unsupervised Solicitors/Under 14
  • Uninvited Soliciting

TOBACCO

The full Tobacco ordinance can be found in Title 3, Chapter 8.

  • Possession by Underage Person Prohibited
  • Purchase by Underage Person Prohibited

TOWING VEHICLES

Yorkville allows for the towing of vehicles based on an arrest.  For the full ordinance, visit Title 6, Chapter 5 of the City Code Book.

  • $500 Impound Fee (cash bond) for Towed Vehicles based on an arrest

WEAPONS

  • Air Rifles
  • Bows, Arrows, Knives in City Parks
  • Discharging Firearms in City Parks