Ordinances

Smoking Ordinance

All Park District indoor facilities, including spectator/viewing areas are designated as non-smoking areas including e-cigarettes. In addition, Village ordinance no. 3074 is in full force and effect. This ordinance states that it will be unlawful to smoke in unenclosed public places, including all parks, playgrounds, school grounds, public sidewalks within 15 feet of a public entrance, and the public right-of-way (sidewalk to sidewalk) along the routes of special events. Thank you for your cooperation.


Cell Phone Ordinance

Ordinance No.259

No person shall use (i) any electronic , mechanical, manual, electric, digital, voltaic, or other device, instrument or means capable of recording, producing, duplicating, reproducing, storing, copying, transmitting or displaying any visual, video, photographic, electronic, digital, recorded or other visual image, picture or representation, including but not limited to any camera, photographic camera, video camera, fiberoptic camera, motion picture camera, television camera, camcorder, or videotaping device, or (ii) any cell phone of any type or kind regardless of its capacity or lack thereof to produce a visual image, in any rest room, locker room, lavatory, bathroom, shower facility or dressing room, in any building owned, leased to, or under the control of the Park District.

Any person violating or disobeying any provision of this Ordinance may be arrested by police hereinafter appointed to enforce this Ordinance and may be fined upon convection of the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000), which find may be recovered by an action in the name of the District in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.


Yard Waste Dumping Ordinance

Our parks are for the use and enjoyment of all residents. Please be courteous and respectful of others. It is illegal to dump yard waste within park boundaries.