Village of WestmontPublished: Friday, January 25, 2013
On Monday, January 7, 2013, an ordinance was approved regarding parking restrictions and idling for commercial vehicles and semi-tractor and/or trailers.
A copy of the semi-trailer/tractor parking and idling ordinance can be viewed via the following link: http://goo.gl/neyhT
To obtain a print copy of the ordinance, please contact the Westmont Police Department at 630-981-6300, x: 4.
In summary, the ordinance addresses the following:
* A definition of a commercial vehicle was created.* A restriction prohibiting the parking of a semi-tractor and/or trailers or combinations thereof, or any commercial vehicles at any time along 61st Street from Cass Avenue to Williams Street was enacted. The fine is $500 per violation.* A commercial vehicle in or adjacent to a residential area is subject to being towed in addition to any other penalty.* The ordinance concerning commercial vehicle idling is in effect village-wide including private property. The fines for an idling violation are $50.00 for the first offense, $150.00 for a second offense, and $300.00 for a third and subsequent offense within a 24-month period.
The Village asks that businesses notify their drivers (if applicable) of these restrictions. Signage concerning the commercial vehicle/truck parking along 61st Street will be installed.
Contact:Larry McIntyreWestmont Media Relations Coordinator630-417-0180 - LMCINTYRE@westmont.il.gov