Municipal Code

This version of the Municipal Code is not the official version; it is for reference purposes only.  The official version of the City of Park Ridge Municipal Code is maintained by the City Clerk's office.
 
 

ARTICLE 1 

 

 ORGANIZATION AND DEFINITIONS

 
 
        Chapter
 
1
Organization of Code
 
 
        
 
2
Definitions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 2 

 

CORPORATE SEAL, EMBLEMS AND POLICIES

 
 
    Chapter
 
1
Adoption of Seal and Official Flag, Fiscal Year
 
 
 
 
2
Emergency Telephone System Surcharge
 
 
 
 
3
Food and Beverage Tax
 
 
 
 
4
Municipal Service Occupation Tax
 
 
 
 
5
Ethics Provisions
 
 
 
 
6
Use Tax on Certain Tangible Personal Property Purchased Outside the State of Illinois
 
 
 
7
Utility Tax
 
 
 
 
7.1
Telecommunications Tax
 
 
 
 
7.2
Electricity Tax
 
 
 
 
8
Power to Incur Indebtedness
 
 
 
 
9
Budget Policy
 
 
 
 
10
Disposition of Personal Property
 
 
 
 
11
Indemnification of Officials, Officers and Employees
 
 
 
 
12
Automobile Renting Occupation Tax
 
 
 
 
13
Automobile Renting Use Tax
 
 
 
 
14
Special Assessment and Rebate
 
 
 
 
15
Parking Lot and Garage Operations Tax
 
 
 
 
16
Foreign Fire Insurance Tax Board
 
 
 
 
17
Hotel Tax
 
 
 
 
18
Real Estate Transfer Tax
 
 
 
 
19
Liquor Tax
 
 
 
 
20
Motor Fuel Tax
 
 
 
 
21
Gas Use Tax
 
 
 
 
22
Locally Imposed and Administered Tax Rights and Responsibilities
 
 
 
23
Hearing Procedures
 
 
 
 
24
Disclosures Required from Persons Seeking Consideration or Doing Business with the City
 
 
 
25
 Americans With Disabilities Act Complaint Procedure
 
           
 

ARTICLE 3 

 

OFFICERS AND ADMINISTRATORS

 
 
    Chapter
 
1
Mayor
 
 
 
 
2
City Council
 
 
 
 
3
City Wards and Election Precincts 
 
 
 
 
4
City Clerk
 
 
 
 
5
(Reserved)
 
 
 
 
6
City Manager
 
 
 
 
7
City Attorney
 
 
 
 
8
Department of Finance
 
 
 
 
9
Police Department
 
 
 
 
10
(Reserved)
 
 
 
 
11
Fire Department
 
 
 
 
12
Exempt Positions in Fire Department and Police Department
 
 
 
 
13
Department of Community Preservation and Development
 
 
 
 
14
Department of Public Works
 
 
 
 
15
Bonds of Officers
 
 
 
 
16
Compensation of Officers
 
 
 
 
17
Exempt Positions of the City Staff
 
 
 
 
18
Governmental Ethics and State Gift Ban Act
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 4 

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 
 
     Chapter
 
1
Planning and Zoning Commission
 
 
 
 
2
Zoning Board of Appeals
 
 
 
 
3
Civil Service Commission
 
 
 
 
4
Fire and Police Commissioners
 
 
 
 
5
Police Pension Board
 
 
 
 
6
Firefighters' Pension Board
 
 
 
 
7
Electrical Commission
 
 
 
 
8
Community Health Commission
 
 
 
 
9
Board of Directors of Public Library
 
 
 
 
10
O’Hare Airport Commission
 
 
 
 
11
Animal Commission
 
 
 
 
12
Reserved
 
 
 
 
13
Reserved
 
 
 
 
14
Youth Services Commission
 
 
 
 
15
Emergency Telephone System Board
 
 
 
 
16
 Historic Preservation Commission
 
 

ARTICLE 5 

 

HEALTH

 
 
    Chapter
 
1
Environmental Health Officer
 
 
 
 
2
Definitions
 
 
 
 
3
Food Service Establishments
 
 
 
 
3.1
Outdoor Cafes
 
 
 
 
4
Retail Food Stores 
 
 
 
 
5
Sanitary Vending of Food and Beverages
 
 
 
 
6
Body Care Establishments
 
 
 
 
7
Laundries
 
 
 
 
8
Animals 
 
 
 
 
9
Day Care Centers
 
 
 
 
10
Swimming Pools
 
 
 
 
11
Weed Control
 
 
 
 
12
Environmental Quality Control
 
 
 
 
13
Tanning Facilities
 
 
 
 
14
Children’s Hospital License
 
 
 
 
15
Massage Therapy
 
 
 
 
16
Penalties
 
 
 
 
17
Smoking
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 6 

 

CITY PLANNING AND GROWTH

 
 
    Chapter
 
1
Official Plan
 
 
 
 
2
New Subdivisions
 
 
 
 
3
Flood Plain Management Regulations
 
 
 
 
4
Implementation of Development and Redevelopment of Business District
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 7 

 

FIRE REGULATIONS

 
 
    Chapter
 
1
Fire Prevention and Protection
 
 
 
 
2
Basic Fire Control Measures and Regulations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 8 

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES AND DISASTER AGENCY

 
 
    Chapter
 
1
Emergency Management Agency 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 9 

 

PUBLIC WAYS

 
 
    Chapter
 
1
New Construction
 
 
 
 
2
Construction in Public Rights-of-Way
 
 
 
 
3
Obstructions and Deposits
 
 
 
 
4
Trees and Shrubs
 
 
 
 
5
Street Names and Building Numbers
 
 
 
 
6
Commercial Use of Public Ways
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 10

 

TAXICABS AND LIMOUSINES

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Definitions
 
 
 
 
2
Certificate of Operation
 
 
 
 
3
Chauffeur's License
 
 
 
 
4
Livery Vehicle Licenses
 
 
 
 
5
Operation of Livery Vehicle
 
 
 
 
6
Special Conditions - Taxicabs
 
 
 
 
7
Special Conditions - Limousines
 
 
 
 
8
Rate of Taxicabs Fares
 
 
 
 
9
(Reserved)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 11

 

PUBLIC SERVICES

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Water and Sewer Systems
 
 
 
 
2
Emergency Energy Plans
 
 
 
 
3
Stormwater Management
 
 
 
 
4
Municipal Waste System 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 12

 

BUSINESSES AND OCCUPATIONS

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Transient Businesses
 
 
 
 
2
Commercial Buildings
 
 
 
 
3
Emergency Alarm Systems
 
 
 
 
4
Sales and Advertising
 
 
 
 
5
Coin-Operated Machines
 
 
 
 
6
Alcoholic Liquors
 
 
 
 
7
Farmers Market
 
 
 
 
8
Rooming Houses
 
 
 
 
9
Tobacco Products
 
 
 
 
10
Sexually Oriented Businesses
 
 
 
 
11
Telecommunications
 
 
 
 
12
Garage or Yard Sales
 
 
 
 
13
Valet Parking Businesses
 
 
 
 
14
Cable and Video Customer Protection Law
 
 
 
 
15
Cable/Video Service Provider Fee and Peg Access Support Fee
 
 
 
 
16
Temporary Overnight Shelters
 
 
 
 
 17
 General Conditions
 
           
 

ARTICLE 13

 

TRAFFIC

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Definitions and General Provisions
 
 
 
 
2
Rules for Driving
 
 
 
 
3
Pedestrians
 
 
 
 
4
Bicycles and Skateboards
 
 
 
 
5
Prohibitions Against Turns and Loads
 
 
 
 
6
Through Streets
 
 
 
 
7
Stop Intersections
 
 
 
 
8
Yield Right of Way Intersections
 
 
 
 
9
One-Way Streets and Alleys
 
 
 
 
10
Parking
 
 
 
 
11
No Parking Areas
 
 
 
 
12
Restricted Parking
 
 
 
 
13
Permit Parking
 
 
 
 
14
Snow Parking
 
 
 
 
15
Limited Time Parking Area
 
 
 
 
16
Parking Meters and Metered Parking
 
 
 
 
17
Storage of Towed Vehicles
 
 
 
 
18
Condition of Vehicles
 
 
 
 
19
License and License Insignia
 
 
 
 
20
Penalties
 
 
 
 
21
Overweight and Oversized Vehicles
 
 
 
 
22
Shuttle Bus Provisions
 
 
 
 
23
Towing of Vehicles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 14

 

CONDUCT AND OFFENSES

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Nuisances Defined and Abatement
 
 
 
 
 
2
Immoral and Dishonest Conduct
 
 
 
 
 
3
Dangerous Conditions and Conduct
 
 
 
 
 
4
Offensive Conditions and Conduct
 
 
 
 
 
5
Disorderly Conduct and Obscenity
 
 
 
 
 
6
Offenses Against Property
 
 
 
 
 
7
Public Gatherings and Crowds
 
 
 
 
 
8
Parades and Assemblies
 
 
 
 
 
9
Noise
 
 
 
 
 
10
(Reserved)
 
 
 
 
 
11
Regulation of Lighting
 
 
 
 
 
12
Curfew and Possession of Alcohol by Minors
 
 
 
 
 
13
Penalties
 
 
 
 
 
14
Fair Housing
 
 
 
 
 
15
Criminal Code
 
 
 
 
 
16
Control of Controlled Substances and Instruments Used for Inhaling or Ingestion of Controlled Substances
 
 
 
 
17
Regulations of Forest Preserve Areas
 
 
 
 
 
18
Handbills
 
 
 
 
 
19
Infected, Infested and Dead Trees
 
 
 
 
 
20
Door-to-Door Solicitation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 15

 

BUILDING REGULATIONS

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Administration and General Provisions
 
 
 
 
 
2
Adoption of International Building Code
 
 
 
 
 
3
Adoption of the International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings
 
 
 
 
4
Adoption of the International Mechanical Code
 
 
 
 
 
5
Adoption of National Electrical Code
 
 
 
 
 
6
Adoption of the Illinois State Plumbing Code
 
 
 
 
 
7
Appearance Code
 
 
 
 
 
8
Land Grades
 
 
 
 
 
9
Elevators and Escalators
 
 
 
 
 
10
Accessory Structures
 
 
 
 
 
11
(Reserved)
 
 
 
 
 
12
Fences
 
 
 
 
 
13
Cross Connection Control
 
 
 
 
 
14
Driveways and Parking Facilities
 
 
 
 
 
15
Swimming Pools
 
 
 
 
 
16
Solar Collectors
 
 
 
 
 
17
Residential Structure Relocation
 
 
 
 
 
18
Tree Preservation on Private Property
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 16

 

(RESERVED)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 17

 

(RESERVED)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 18

 

(RESERVED)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 19

 

SIGNS AND CANOPIES

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Administration and General Provisions
 
 
 
 
 
2
Ground Signs and Wall Signs
 
 
 
 
 
3
Temporary Signs
 
 
 
 
 
4
Awnings
 
 
 
 
 
5
Nonconforming Existing Signs
 
 
 
 
 
6
Violations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 20

 

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Citations; Payment of Fines
 
 
 
 
 
2
Fees for Zoning Applications
 
 
 
 
 
3
Building Permit Fee Schedule
 
 
 
 
 
4
Inspection Fees
 
 
 
 
 
5
Ambulance Service Fee
 
 
 
 
 
6
Administrative Adjudication System
 
 
 
 
 
7
Public Works Fees
 
 
 
 
 
8
Citations for Offenses Excluding Parking Offenses
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 21

 

HELISTOPS

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
Regulation of Helistop Facilities
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 22

 

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
General Provisions
 
 
 
 
 
2
Definitions
 
 
 
 
 
3
Sanitation Responsibilities of Owners and Occupants
 
 
 
 
 
4
Minimum Standards for Basic Equipment and Facilities for Tenant Occupied Dwelling Units
 
 
 
 
5
Maximum Density Requirements
 
 
 
 
 
6
Minimum Standards for Light and Ventilation
 
 
 
 
 
7
Minimum Thermal Standards
 
 
 
 
 
8
General Requirements Relating to the Safe and Sanitary Maintenance of Buildings or Structures
 
 
 
 
9
(Reserved for Future Use)
 
 
 
 
 
10
Inspections; Powers of the Housing Inspector
 
 
 
 
 
11
Repairs of Buildings or Structures
 
 
 
 
 
12
Designation of Unfit Buildings or Structures
 
 
 
 
 
13
Demolition of any Building or Structure Designated as Unfit for Human Habitation
 
 
 
 
 
14
Emergencies, Regulations and Penalties
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ARTICLE 23

 

HISTORIC PRESERVATION CODE

 
 
      Chapter
 
1
In General
 
 
 
 
 
2
Procedures Applicable to All Designations
 
 
 
 
 
3
Landmarks
 
 
 
 
 
4
Historic Districts
 
 
 
 
 
5
Alteration of Designated Sites
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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