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Posted on: January 25, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Truck Parking and Idling Ordinance

Village of Westmont
Published: 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:

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.

Larry McIntyre
Westmont Media Relations Coordinator
630-417-0180 -

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