Penalties & Fines

For Violations of Ordinances of the Village of Homer Glen
Ordinance No. 08-006 - An Ordinance Establishing Penalties and Fines for Violations of Ordinances of the Village of Homer Glen, Illinois

General Penalty for Violation of Ordinances
Whenever in any ordinance of the Village any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or whenever in such ordinance the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of any ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50.00 nor more than $750.00. Each day any violation of any provision of any ordinance shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.

Fines & Penalties for Violation of Parking, Standing & Vehicular Compliance Regulations
The fines and penalties which shall be imposed for the violation of parking, standing and vehicular compliance regulations shall be as follows:
(a) For violations of any ordinance provision regulating, restricting or prohibiting the standing or parking of motor vehicles along the streets, by-ways, alleyways, regulated parking lots or such other locations as may be controlled by off-street parking agreements, for violations of any ordinance provisions regulating parking in any area located within the geographical boundaries of the Village, including handicapped parking, for violations of regulations for parking during snow removal operation and for violations regarding the use or condition of vehicular equipment, the fines shall be as set forth in the following schedule:

Fine Schedule

Step Description
General Fine Amount
*Handicapped **Parking During Snow
Removal Operation
1 Upon service of a "Hang-On Violation Notice" the fine amount prior to or on the 1st Hearing Date shall be:
$50
*$250 **$100
2 Upon failure to pay the fine amount specified in Step 1, after the 1st Hearing Date the fine shall be:
$100 *$250 **$250
3 Upon failure to pay the fine amount specified in Step 2 prior to or on the 2nd Hearing Date, the fine amount shall be:
$150 *$250 **$250
4 Upon failure to pay the fine amount specified in Step 3 and failing to appear at the 2nd Hearing, the fine amount shall be:
$250
*$250 **$250
* For parking in a space reserved for handicapped persons in violation? 11-1301.3 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.

** For violation of an Ordinance regulating parking during snow removal operations.

(b) As a courtesy to an individual who files a timely written request for hearing pursuant to Ordinance 07-052, providing for enforcement of parking, standing compliance and related offenses, or who files a "Request for Hearing - Non-Appearance" pursuant to said Ordinance, the fine amount for the respective violation shall be frozen at Step 1 until the first hearing or requested hearing.
(c) The fines and penalties herein set forth shall be uniformly applied for each violation of any provision regulating, restricting or prohibiting the standing or parking of motor vehicles or the use or condition of vehicular equipment.
Fines & Penalties for Violation of the Building Code Fire Prevention Code/International Property Maintenance Code
(a) Violations of any provision of the Building Code, Fire Prevention Code or International Property Maintenance Code shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $750.00. Each day any such violation shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.

(b) The fines and penalties herein set forth shall be uniformly applied for each violation of any provision of the Building Code, Fire Prevention Code and International Property Maintenance Code.