The Village of Algonquin, IL

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What are construction hours in the Village?
Construction activities shall only be permitted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Do I need a permit to hold a garage/rummage sale?
No, the Village does not require a permit to have a garage/rummage sale. However, certain restrictions do apply, see below for details.
How long in advance and after the collection date may garbage and recycling carts be at the curb?
Garbage, recycling, and yard waste may be placed at the curb after 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the collection day, and all garbage and recycling containers shall be removed from the curb by 11:00 p.m. the day of collection.
What are the regulations for fire pits?
Permanent fire pits require a building permit and final inspection. Portable fire pits must follow certain size and placement guidelines prior to use. Bonfires and open burning is prohibited unless approved by the applicable Fire Protection District.
What are the regulations storing and parking boats and recreational vehicles (RV)?
Parking of recreational vehicles (RVs) on public property including right-of-way and sidewalks is prohibited. As a rule of thumb, anything bigger than an automobile, parked on the street, must get special permission from the Algonquin Police Department. The Algonquin Municipal Code regulates storage of RVs, boats, etc. on private property as detailed below.
What do I need to know about tree maintenance on my property?
Trees on the parkway of your property are maintained by the Village of Algonquin. Any removal of tree must be requested through the Village of Algonquin prior to removal. Property owners are responsible for the removal of any hazardous trees (outside of the parkway) within 60 days. Dead trees must be removed within 90 days.
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