Local Laws Cover a Lot, Even Lawns and Leaves
Warrenville is a great place to live and raise a family - that's why so many of us have chosen it as our home.
One of the ways to coexist peacefully with our neighbors and give them the same respect we all deserve is by cooperating with the ordinances set up by the city council.
These regulations have been established to protect us and provide a desirable environment for us to share.
When I scanned our city book of ordinances recently at the Warrenville Public Library, I was astonished by what the details were, and I'm sure you would be too. There are ordinances for all seasons and all reasons - rules for things from watering our lawns to parking in the snow.
Some of the limitations that affect us the most in the summertime include watering restrictions, high grass and weed restrictions and open burning restrictions.
The current restrictions for watering our plants and lawns limit the time we can use sprinklers.
We can use sprinklers before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m. Surprisingly, this applies every day, all year. Of course, if you're up to it, you can always water by hand with no restrictions. …