Village Ordinance Highlights

BEECHER VILLAGE CODE:
For a complete list of Village of Beecher ordinances, click here.

PARKING REGULATIONS AFTER A SNOWFALL:
For a period of twenty-four (24) hours after a snowfall of two (2") inches or more, it is illegal to park on the Village streets or in any public parking space commonly maintained by the Village in the business district between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Violators are issued a ticket by the Police Department either before or during snow removal and vehicles that pose a traffic safety hazard may be towed.

CURFEW:
In 1995 the Village of Beecher adopted an ordinance to coincide with Will County's curfew ordinance. A brief overview of the curfew times are as follows:

Age 16 or 17 - 10:00 pm Sunday thru Thursday & 12:00 am Friday & Saturday;
Age 13, 14 & 15 - 9:00 pm Sunday thru Thursday & 11:00 pm Friday & Saturday;
Age 12 or under - 8:00 pm Sunday thru Thursday & 10:00 pm Friday & Saturday.

Exceptions to the curfew times are; unless accompanied and supervised by a parent, legal guardian or responsible companion at least 21 years of age who has prior approval of the legal parent or guardian; or, if the minor is engaged in a business or occupation, attending an official school function, religious ceremony, activity or other event sponsored by a not for profit community organization, or is traveling directly to or from home for any event or activity specified above. A copy of the entire ordinance can be obtained at the Village Hall.

DOG TAGS:
All dogs kept within the village must have a valid rabies vaccination and be registered with the Village. Dog tags are $10.00 each.

HOUSE NUMBERING:
It is the responsibility of the owner and occupant of every house in the Village to have house numbers at least two and one half inches high placed on their residence in a location visible from the street showing the proper street number of the house. Free house numbers are available at the Village Hall.

HIGH GRASS AND WEEDS:
It is unlawful to permit any grasses or weeds to grow a height exceeding eight (8") inches anywhere in the Village.

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