Article IV: Public Health, Safety and Decency

27-4-1 DISORDERLY CONDUCT, ELEMENTS OF THE OFFENSE. A person commits disorderly conduct when he knowingly:
(A) Does any act in such an unreasonable manner as to alarm or disturb another and to provoke a breach of the peace; or
(B) With intent to annoy another, makes a telephone call, whether or not conversation thereby ensues;
(C) Transmits in any manner to the Fire Department of any city, town, village or fire protection district, a false alarm of fire, knowing at the time of such transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that such fire exists; or
(D) Transmits in any manner to another a false alarm to the effect that a bomb or other explosive of any nature is concealed in such a place that its explosion would endanger human life, knowing at the time of such transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that such bomb or explosive is concealed in such a place; or
(E) Transmits in any manner to any peace officer, public officer or public employee a report to the effect that an offense has been committed, knowing at the time of such transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that such an offense has been committed; or
(F) Enters upon the property of another and for a lewd or unlawful purpose, deliberately looks into a dwelling on the property through any window or other opening in it.

27-4-2 RESISTING OR OBSTRUCTING A PEACE OFFICER. A person who knowingly resists or obstructs the performance of one known to the person to be a peace officer of any authorized act within his official capacity commits an offense. (Ill. Rev. Stat., Ch. 38; S 31-1)

27-4-3 REFUSING TO AID AN OFFICER. A person who refuses or knowingly fails reasonably, upon command, to aid a person known by him to be a peace officer in the following commits a misdemeanor:
(A) Apprehending a person whom the office is authorized to apprehend; or
(B) Preventing the commission by another of any offense.
(Ill. Rev. Stat., Ch. 38; S 31-8)

27-4-4 ASSEMBLING AT PUBLIC PLACES AND BUSINESSES.
(A) Drive-In Business. A drive-in business within the meaning of this Code shall be deemed to be any business where meals, sandwiches, cold drinks, beverages, ice cream, food, drink, or consumer services are served directly to or are permitted to be consumed by patrons in or upon automobiles, motorcycles, or other vehicles parked on the premises.
(B) Declared Public Places. For the purpose of preserving public peace, health and safety, the entire premises occupied by a drive-in business, together with means of ingress or egress, are hereby declared to be a public place:
a. No person on the premises of a drive-in business shall race the motor of any motor vehicle, needlessly bring to a sudden start or stop, any motor vehicle, blow any horn of any motor vehicle, or cause to be made, any loud or unseemly noise, nuisance or disturbance whereby the quiet and good order of the premises or the neighborhood are disturbed.
b. The following acts or conduct of any persons entering a drive-in business or premises are hereby declared to be unlawful, and any person found guilty of any such acts shall be guilty of a violation of this Article:
i. Entering the premises of any drive-in business with any motor vehicle of any description and parking such vehicle and leaving the premises (thereby leaving such vehicle parked and unoccupied), without express consent of the owner or operator of such business, in which event, such motor vehicle shall be subject to a parking citation of may be impounded subject to the usual impounding charges.
ii. Entering the premises in or upon a motor vehicle and using said premises for cruising, racing as a shortcut to another street of to annoy or endanger any person or persons or other vehicle or vehicles lawfully on said premises.
iii. For 3 or more persons to congregate on the premises and linger or loiter at any location on the premises of any drive-in business, other than in the building or in a legally parked motor vehicle.
iv. For any person who, while on the premises of any drive-in business, in the presence or hearing of another, to curse or abusive language under circumstances reasonably calculated to provoke a breach of the peace.
(C) Posting Sign. It shall be the responsibility of the business operator to post on the premises in a conspicuous location, one or more signs bearing the following legend in letters at least 2 inches of more in height and readable:
“CURSINING IN OR CONGREGATING AND LOITERING OUTSIDE A MOTOR VEHICLE IS UNLAWFUL. NO UNOCCUPIED VEHICLES MAY BE LEFT ON THE PREMISES WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE OWNER.”

27-4-5 TRAPPING ANIMALS. It shall be unlawful for anyone to trap game or fur-bearing animals in the Village; except for our Animal Control Officer in the case of health and safety of our citizens.

Last Update: October 04, 2018