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The Community Development REFERENCES Department is responsible for Planning VILLAGE OF GLENDALE & Zoning Enforcement; Engineering; Plan Review; Building Permits; HEIGHTS • 2000 International Property Maintenance Code Construction Inspection; Property Maintenance Enforcement; Flood DEPARTMENT • Official Village Code OF Information; and a variety of other • Village of Glendale Heights Zoning COMMUNITY Ordinance duties. If you have any questions relating to any of the above, please call the DEVELOPMENT Community Development Department at (630) 260-6030. Mission Statement The Glendale Heights Department of Community Development strives to provide professional assistance in planning, development and construction by adopting and enforcing current codes and standards in a uniform and unbiased manner, in order to establish and INOPERABLE VEHICLES maintain a safe, healthy and attractive community for all residents and business • Why is this a concern? owners. • The Ordinance • My car works and I don’t want to get rid of it • What can I do with my old Village of Glendale Heights vehicle if I don’t want it? Department of Community • I can’t find the title. Development • Additional Property 300 Civic Center Plaza maintenance codes regarding Glendale Heights, IL 60139 Phone (630) 260-6030 vehicles. Fax (630) 260-1317 Inoperable vehicles clutter the community and are an eyesore WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY OLD WHY IS THIS A CONCERN? VEHICLE IF I DON’T WANT IT? I CAN’T FIND THE TITLE Improper storage of an inoperable There are several organizations that will You can obtain a duplicate copy of the vehicle can be a serous problem for the gladly accept your old car or truck as a title through the Secretary of State’s entire community. These vehicles are donation. In many cases your donated office or call the toll free number 1- unsightly, clutter the neighborhood, motor vehicle may qualify as a tax write 800-252-8980. provide a harborage for rodents and are off. These organizations can be found an attractive nuisance for children. Lack in the phonebook or over the internet. WHAT IF I GET A VIOLATION of concern regarding such vehicles can For your convenience the following are NOTICE? often contribute to a blighting effect on known organizations that accept old If you receive a violation notice, you the community. motor vehicles. will be given 15 days to bring your property into compliance. We THE ORDINANCE Alzheimer’s Association understand that you may have a American Diabetes Association circumstance in which may it is difficult The International Property Arthritis Foundation to comply within the time designated Maintenance Code, as adopted by Boy Scouts of America on the violation notice. Please contact Village ordinance, prohibits inoperable The Caring Closet the code enforcement officer listed on unlicensed vehicles from being parked, Community Link the violation notice to arrange for an kept, or stored on any premises except Easter Seals extension for compliance of the inside an enclosed structure- i.e. garage. Illinois Right to Life Committee violation. We are here to improve the Motor vehicles are considered Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation community and will do everything we unlicensed whenever the displayed Kids in Danger can to help you achieve compliance state license plate is expired and/ or National Alliance for the Mentally Ill with your property. the Village sticker is expired or not Starlight Children’s Foundation properly displayed on the windshield. The above organizations can be ADDITIONAL PROPERTY Furthermore, the Village ordinance contacted by calling America’s Car MAINTENANCE CODES considers any vehicle having not moved donation center at 1-800-513-6560 REGARDING VEHICLES in 30 days as potentially being inoperable. Commercial trucks are not to be parked The American Lung Association 1-800- or stored in a Residential District unless MY CAR WORKS AND I DON’T 5-VEHICLE (1-800-583-4425) they are in a completely enclosed garage. WANT TO GET RID OF IT The National Kidney Foundation 1- A single recreational vehicle (RV) may be As long as your vehicle is properly 800-488-CARS (1-800-488-2277) parked or stored on a residential district licensed and registered (i.e. current state license plate and village sticker), in lot provided that it is not occupied, The above list is only for your hooked up to gas, water, or sanitary running condition, not in a state of convenience and is a recommendation major disrepair and moved services. It can be parked in a garage or of support from the Village of on a driveway without encroaching on occasionally; it is considered as being in Glendale Heights. Please consider compliance with the village ordinance. the public sidewalk. which ever organization you would It could also be stored inside the desire to support. All vehicles and trailers are required to be garage. completely parked or stored on an impervious (paved) surface.
"Mission Statement VILLAGE OF GLENDALE HEIGHTS "