Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street,
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921

Phone

(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are

Mon - Fri:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chatsworth Ordinances


CHAPTER 8

 

STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

 

ARTICLE 2 - DRIVEWAYS

 

 

 

SECTION:

 

8.2.1             Permit Required

8.2.2             Grade Surfaces

8.2.3             Specifications

8.2.4             Repair

8.2.5             Penalty

 

 

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8.2.1             PERMIT REQUIRED: No person shall construct a driveway for vehicles or animals across any sidewalk in the Town without first having obtained a permit therefor from the Mayor and Board of Trustees.

 

No permit for construction of a driveway for commercial use, or for the habitual use of other than the owner or occupant of the premises served, shall be issued except upon the order of the Mayor and the Board of Trustees. All permits shall be subject to approval of the Superintendent of Public Works.

 

 

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8.2.2             GRADE SURFACES: No driveway shall be so constructed or graded as to leave a step, sharp depression or other obstruction on the sidewalk. The grade shall be as nearly as possible the same as that of the adjoining sidewalk. It shall be unlawful to have the surface finish of any driveway where the same crosses the sidewalk constructed of such materials as to render it slippery or hazardous to pedestrians or to have the grade of such portion vary from the grade of the sidewalk, or be other than level.

 

 

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8.2.3             SPECIFICATIONS: Driveways across sidewalks shall be constructed in compliance with specifications adopted by the Mayor and Board of Trustees.

 

 

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8.2.4             REPAIR: It shall be the duty of the person maintaining the driveway to keep the same in good repair where it crosses the sidewalk, and free from obstruction and openings.

 

 

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8.2.5             PENALTY: Any person violating any provision of this Article shall be fined in accordance with the general penalty provisions of this Code for each offense; and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.

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