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In addition to Section 6-1-2 of the Village Code (see below), no person or entity may work on any permit subject to the regulations (Per Ordinance G-799 (PDF), 1-24-2006) in any:
- Residential area within the Village except between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturdays (prohibited on Sundays)
- Commercial areas except between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
- NOTE: IF THERE IS A CONFLICT IN ANY SECTION OF THE CODE, THE MORE RESTRICTIVE PROVISION WILL APPLY.
(Excerpt from the Police Regulations, Title 6 of the Village Code) 6-1-2: USE OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT, TOOLS; RESTRICTIONS:
Except as provided in subsections B, C and D of this section, no person or entity may use "heavy equipment" in residential areas except between seven o'clock (7) a.m. and six o'clock (6) p.m. Monday through Friday and between nine o'clock (9) a.m. and five o'clock (5) p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays; and in commercial areas except between six o'clock (6) a.m. and six o'clock (6) p.m. Monday through Friday and between six o'clock (6) a.m. and six o'clock (6) p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays; provided, however, that such equipment shall not be used at any time on federal holidays. For purposes of this section, "heavy equipment" shall mean bulldozers, jackhammers, pile drivers, power hammers, chain saws, graders, riveters, earthmovers, tree and stump grinders, trenchers, cement mixers, tractors, power hoists or derricks, demolition balls, power shovels, trucks, and power equipment on wheels or traction chains, or other similar equipment, but shall not include garbage trucks, which are governed by separate agreement within the village.
A. Other Tools: Tools other than heavy equipment may be used at any time within a fully enclosed structure; any use of such tools outside a fully enclosed structure shall be prohibited between the hours of eight o'clock (8) p.m. and eight o'clock (8) a.m., except as provided in subsections B, C and D of this section.
B. Emergencies: The limitations stated in this section shall not apply in any situation which requires heavy equipment or other tools in emergencies to assist or avoid a problem related to health or to safety of persons or property, or to sewer, water, power, utility, or telephone interruptions.
C. Work By Public Agencies: The limitations stated in this section may be waived by the board of trustees by resolution for work undertaken by any public body or agency for the benefit of the public. The board of trustees may attach to any such waiver all conditions it deems necessary to protect the public health, safety or welfare.
D. Waiver: The limitations stated in this section may be waived by the Village Manager in areas of the village zoned for nonresidential uses pursuant to the village zoning ordinance; provided, however, that no such waiver shall be granted unless the Village Manager finds that:
1. The party seeking the waiver will suffer a unique or unusual hardship unless the waiver is granted; and
2. The granting of a waiver will not cause a substantial or undue adverse impact upon adjacent property or upon the public health, safety and welfare.
The Village Manager may attach to such waiver all conditions he deems necessary to protect the public health, safety or welfare.
E. Building Permits: Work undertaken pursuant to any permit issued by the Village shall be subject to the provisions of this Section.