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Chapter 1 General Provisions

.01 Fairbury Municipal Code of 1982 .02 Definitions .03 Repeal of Ordinances .04 Ordinances Repealed not Reenacted .05 Jurisdiction .06 Penalties .07 Responsibility for Acts .08 Separability of Provisions .09 Effective Date .10 Copies on File .11 Revocation of License

02 City Council (2018-5)

.01 Government of City .02 Election, Term and Powers .03 Regular Meetings .04 Special Meetings .05 Presiding Officer .06 Quorum .07 Rules of Order .08 Records .09 Committees .10 Duties of Standing Committees

03 City Admin (2017-1)

.01 The Mayor .02 The City Clerk .03 The City Treasurer .04 The City Attorney .05 The Chief of Police .06 Superintendent of Public Works .07 Police Department .08 Bonds of Officers .09 Officers and Employees of City .10 Corporate Seal .11 Fiscal Year .12 Elections .13 Beginning of Office .14 The Prohibition of the Solicitation and Acceptance of Gifts and the Adoption of the State Gift Ban Act .15 State Officials and Employees Ethics Act .16 Part Time Police Officers

04 Municipal Purchasing (2019-9)

.01 Competitive Bids to be Obtained .02 Exceptions to Competitive Bid Requirements .03 Supplies .04 Procedure in Contracts Over $25,000 .05 Emergency or Impractical .06 Contracts or Purchases Not Exceeding $100 .07 Contracts or Purchases Exceeding $100 and not Exceeding $2,000 .08 Contracts or Purchases of $2,000 to $25,000 .09 Contracts Exempt from Purchasing Regulations .10 Invalid Purchase Contracts .11 Disclosure of Interests

05 Water & Sewer (2019-1)

SECTION A – .01 Rates and Charges within Corporate Limits .02 Rates and Charges Outside Corporate Limits .03 Delinquencies and Liens .04 Discontinuation of Service .05 City Clerk Duty to Render Bills for Service .06 Handling of Monies Received .07 Handling of Funds by City Clerk .08 Accounts and Records .09 Foreclosure of Lien .10 Repealer .11 New Water Charges .12 Collections

SECTION B – .01 Application for Water Supply .02 Water Department Entry onto Property .03 Test of Water Meter .04 Deposit for Testing of Water Meters .05 Tampering with Water Meter .06 Abandoned Water Lines .07 Supervision by Superintendent of Water of Water Tap .08 Materials Used .09 Service Line Maintenance .10 Maintenance and Cost of 5/8″ x 1/2″ .11 Owner’s Responsibility for Maintenance .12 By-Passing of Water Meters Prohibited .13 Non-Payment of Water Rents or Rates .14 Failure to Receive Notice of Rents or Rates .15 No Deduction for Leakage .15 Failed Meter Charges .17 Water Department Accessibility to All Meters .18 City’s Right to Shut Off Water Supply .19 Cut-Off Boxes .20 Installation of 5/8″ x 1/2″ Meters .21 Connections to the City’s Water Supply .22 Obstruction to Stop Cocks, Hydrants, or Valves .23 City’s Permission Required for Service .24 Tracer Wire .25 Due Diligence to Prevent Water Loss .25A Restrictions on Water Usage .26 Water Originating at a Well .27 Definitions .28 Compliance with Existing Laws .29 Cross-Connections Prohibited .30 Local Cross-Connection Control Program .31 Connections and Protective Devices .32 Piping Identification .33 Private Water Storage Tanks .34 Elimination of Existing Cross-Connections .35 Extensions of Water Lines .36 Inspections .37 Discontinuance of Water Service .38 Restrictions on Drilling Wells .39 Minimum and Maximum Well Set-Back Zones .40 Access to Records .41 Appeals

05A Sewer (2018-1)

.01 Definitions .02 Use of Public Sewers Required .03 Private Sewage Disposal .04 Building Sewers and Connections .05 Use of the Public Sewers .06 Protection of Sewage Work from Damage .07 Powers and Authority of Inspectors .08 Waste Water User Charges .09 Industrial Cost Recovery .10 General Provisions .11 Bond Cost Charge .12 Effective Date of Rates .13 Penalties

06 Refuse & Garbage (2017-4)

.01 Receptacle Required .02 Deposit in Street .03 Penalty .04 Garbage Collection Service Charge .05 Garbage Pickup Regulations .06 Starting & Stopping of Garbage Pickup and Disposal Services .06.1 Private Collection & Disposal of Garbage

07 Offenses Against Public Peace,Safety & Morals (2019-2)

.01 Firearms .02 Weapons .03 Fireworks .04 Fires .05 Barbed Wire Fences .06 Noise .07 Damaging Property .08 Littering .09 Pollution .10 Disorderly Houses .11 Combustible Refuse .12 Parades and Demonstrations .13 Snowmobiles .14 Children on Streets at Night .15 Peddlers .16 Penalty .17 Severability .18 Use of Motor Vehicles for the Commission of Certain Offenses .19 Establishing Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

08 Liquor (2019-10)

.01 Definitions .02 License Required .03 Application .04 Restriction Licenses .05 Term; prorating fee .06 Classification; fees .07 Premises .08 Disposition of Fees .09 Drinking on Public Streets .10 Records .11 Transfer of License .12 Change of Location .13 Renewal of License .14 Peddling .15 Sanitary Conditions .16 Employees .17 Location Restrictions .18 Stores Selling School Supplies, Lunches, Etc. .19 Closing Hours .20 View From the Street .21 Sale To Minors .22 Purchase or Acceptance of Gift of Liquor by Persons of Non-age. .23 Employee Restrictions (Minor) .24 Sales to Intoxicated Persons .25 Enforcement .26 Revocation .27 Penalty .28 Prohibition on Sale of Tobacco Products to Persons Under 21

Chapter 9 Parks & Playgrounds

.01 Protection of Park and Playground Property .02 Refuse .03 Operating Policy .04 Use of Park Areas .05 Penalties

10 Subdivision & Platting of Lands (2017-13)

.01 Purpose .02 Definition of Terms .03 Suitability of Land for Subdividing .04 Procedure for Approval of Subdivision .05 Plat Invalid Without Approval .06 Standards of Design and Required Improvements .07 Variance in Standards .08 Acceptance of Streets, Etc. by the City .09 Division of Lands Without Platting Unlawful .10 City Council Approval of Subdivision of Small Tracts .11 Enforcement of Chapter .12 Penalty .13 Planning Commission

Chapter 10A Planning Commission

.01 Establishment of Planning Commission .02 Membership .03 Meetings .04 Powers .05 Official Comprehensive Plan and Official Map .06 Subdivisions and Plats to Comply with Official Plan and Map

Chapter 11 Regulations for the Construction, Substantial Improvement, Subdivision of Land, Placement of Mobile Homes or Other Development in relation to Flood Hazard Areas

.01 Purpose .02 Definitions .03 Duties of the Zoning Administrator .04 Base Flood Elevation .05 Development Permit .06 Preventing Increased Damages .07 Protecting Buildings .08 Other Development Requirements .09 Variances .10 Disclaimer of Liability .11 Penalty .12 Abrogation and Greater Restrictions .13 Separability

12 Traffic (2018-8)

.01 Weight Limits on Streets .02 Penalty .03 Squealing Tires .04 Penalty for Squealing Tires .05 Bicycles .06 Human Propelled Vehicles .07 Parking Rules .08 Golf Carts on City Streets

13 Nuisances (2015-8)

.01 Public Nuisances Prohibited .02 Public Nuisances Defined .03 Abatement of Public Nuisances .04 Cost of Abatement .05 Parking Motor Home, Trailer Courts, Boats .06 Noxious Plants and Weeds .07 Burning of Materials .08 Junk Dealers .09 Inoperable Motor Vehicles

14 Animals (2019-3)

.01 Dogs .02 Definitions .03 Running at Large .04 Removal of Excreta .05 Disturbing the Peace .06 Licenses .07 Nuisances .08 Rabies Protection .09 Dangerous and Vicious Dogs .10 Disposition of Fees Collected .11 Severance Clause .12 Hens .13 Definitions .14 Licensing .15 Application Process .16 Costs .17 License Terms .18 Confinement of Hens .19 Coops & Runs .20 Coop & Run Maintenance .21 Non-Renewal or Termination of License .22 Petitions of Complaint .23 Power of the Mayor & Council .24 Treatment of Animals .25 Penalty .26 Keeping of Animals Restricted

Chapter 15 Streets (2018-7) 

.01 Names of Streets .02 Numbering Buildings .03 Damage to Streets .04 Encroachments on Street .05 Obstructing Streets .06 Materials in Streets .07 Advertising on Streets .08 Debris in Streets .09 Excavations in Streets .10 Protection of Work in Streets .11 Moving Structures .12 Trees .13 Snow on Sidewalks .14 Burning Leaves and Rubbish .15 Driveways – Requiring Driveway Culverts .16 Removal of Snow and Debris .17 Enforcements; Penalties .18 Sidewalks

Chapter 16 Trailer Coach Parks, Trailers & Mobile Homes

.01 Definitions .02 License Required .03 Plan .04 Fee .05 Character .06 Supervision .07 Spaces .08 Water Supply .09 Sanitary Facilities .10 Lights .11 Placement .12 Additional Regulations .13 Exceptions .14 Penalty

Chapter 17 Telecommunications Infrastructure Maintenance Fee

.01 Definitions .02 Registration of telecommunications providers .03 Municipal telecommunications infrastructure maintenance fee .04 Collection, enforcement, and administration of telecommunications infrastructure maintenance fees .05 Compliance With Other Laws .06 Existing Franchises and Licenses .07 Penalties .08 Enforcement .09 Severability .10 Conflict

Chapter 18 Emergency Services & Disaster Agency

.01 Policy and Procedures .02 Limitations .03 Definitions .04 City of Fairbury Emergency Services and Disaster Agency .05 Emergency Services and Disaster Power of the Mayor .06 Financing .07 Local Disaster Emergencies .08 Testing of Civil Defense and Disaster Warning Devices .09 Mutual Aid Arrangements Between Political Subdivisions .10 Communications .11 Immunity .12 Professions, Trades, and Occupations .13 Appropriations and Levy of Taxes for Emergency Services and Disaster Operations .14 Authority to Accept Services, Gifts, Grants, or Loans .15 Orders, Rules, and Regulations .16 Utilization of Existing Agency, Facilities, and Personnel .17 Severability .18 No Private Liability .19 Succession .20 Compensation .21 Emergency Services and Disaster Agency Personnel Oath .22 Emergency Termination or Reduction of Electrical Service .23 Penalty   DIAGRAMS