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WELCOME TO THE VILLAGE OF MAPLE PARK!


image of maple leafBelow is some information that we thought you might be interested in. Please feel free to call the village office at (815) 827-3309 if you should have any questions. Welcome Letter (77 downloads)

 

Did you just move in and need to put your water/sewer bill in your name? You can complete the Final Water Bill Request Card (76 downloads) , and mail it to the Village of Maple Park, P.O. Box 220, Maple Park, IL, 60151, or you can email it to the Village Clerk.

 

Garbage day is Wednesday in Maple Park:

Garbage Service
Picture of Recycling BinGarbage service is provided by Waste Management, and is billed directly from Waste Management. One garbage cart and one recycling cart is provided to each residence. If you move in and find that there is not one of each of these, please contact Waste Management at (800) 964-8988.

 

Vehicle Stickers are required in Maple Park:

Vehicle Stickers
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Every vehicle registered to an address in Maple Park is required to have a vehicle sticker. Vehicle Stickers are $25 per vehicle and are due May 31st of each year.Vehicle stickers help offset the cost of maintaining the streets in Maple Park. New residents have 30 days to purchase their vehicle sticker(s).

Vehicle Sticker Application (76 downloads)

Golf Carts & Utility Terrain Vehicles

Golf Cart Clip ArtIn 2011, the Village of Maple Park approved an ordinance allowing golf carts and utility terrain vehicles on village streets.

The requirements are as follows:

  • Proof of Current Insurance:  Driver must carry proof of insurance with the vehicle.
  • Driver’s License:  Driver must have a current valid government issued driver’s license.
  • Age requirement:  Drive must be of the age of eighteen (18).
Golf Cart Sticker Application (51 downloads)

Required Equipment:  Golf carts and utility terrain vehicles must be equipped as follows:

  1.  Brakes and brake lights;
  2. A steering wheel apparatus;Picture of a John Deere Gator
  3. Tires;
  4. Rear view mirror;
  5. Approve “slow moving vehicle” emblem on the rear of the vehicle;
  6. Headlight that emits a white light visible from a distance of three hundred feet (300″) to the front of which must be illuminated when in operation;
  7. Tail lamp that emits a red light visible form a distance of at least one hundred feet (100′) from the rear which must be illuminated when in operation;
  8. Any additional requirement s which may be required by 625 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/11-1426.1, as amended.

Familiarize yourself with this code.  Chapter 11 Golf Carts and Utility Terrain Vehicles (631 downloads)

Water / Sewer Service

Water faucet clip artThe Village of Maple Park provides water / sewer service for its residents. Water service and Sewer service is billed every two months and is due on the last day of the month.  New residents should contact the Village Office when they move in to get their name on the water bill.

The Village of Maple Park accepts cash, checks, money orders, and cashiers checks. You can pay in person, mail your payment or drop it in the drop box at Village Office. Residents can also pay for their water / sewer with an e-check, or a credit / debit card using the E-Pay link on the website.

Plants, Grass & Weeds

Picture of a Lawn Mower with grassThe Village of Maple Park has an ordinance that regulates grass, plants and weeds. But, if you don’t know about it, you probably won’t be in compliance. The village wants to work with you as a property owner to keep your lot looking nice.  Please look over the code and familiarize yourself with it.     Chapter 4 - Plants & Weeds (679 downloads)

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The Village of Maple Park requires residents to apply for a burning permit if they are going to have any type of fire on their property. This permit is free of charge and the Fire Chief will come to your property to approve the site where the fire will be. Burning Permit Application (350 downloads)

Building Permits

bldg permit clip artBuilding Permits are required for most things that you do to your home. This includes but is not limited to:  fences, windows, decks, roofs, basement remodels, sheds. You can get more information by calling the village office at (815) 827-3309. You can submit your building permit application via email, in person, or by mail. Bldg Permit Application (Misc) (326 downloads)   Bldg Permit Application (NEW Construction) (306 downloads)

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Payments for water/sewer bills, vehicle stickers, tickets, etc., can be paid online on our website, or in person at 302 Willow Street, Maple Park, or you can mail your payment to P.O. Box 220, Maple Park, IL, 60151. We accept cash, checks, and credit/debit cards for all payments. Do you want to have your water/sewer bill deducted from your account? You can complete the Auto Debit Form (437 downloads) , attach a copy of a voided check, and mail it to the Village of Maple Park, P.O. Box 220, Maple Park, IL, 60151, or you can email it to the Village Clerk.

Emergency Notification System

Our Emergency Notification System calls, texts, or emails you in case of an emergency, and also when there are things going on village staff feel the residents need to know about quickly. You can sign up for this system, by going to the main page on the village’s website. Click on the Blackboard Connect link. You can also email the Village Clerk, and she will sign you up.

The Maple Park Board of Trustees meet on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m., at the Civic Center, located at 302 Willow Street, Maple Park.

There are also 3 committees that meet as follows:

Infrastructure – 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Personnel and Communications – 3rd Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Finance and PR&D – 4th Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Planning Commission – 3rd Thursday, 7 p.m.

Agendas are posted the Thursday before each meeting. You will find the agenda on our website and posted on the bulletin board at the front door of the Civic Center.

Contact the Board:

Kathy Curtis, Village President

Jen Ward, Trustee

Chris Rebone, Trustee

JP Dries, Trustee

Suzanne Fahnestock, Trustee

Chris Higgins, Trustee

Brandon Harris, Trustee

Contact the Staff:
Lou Larson, Building Inspector

Lou Larson, Public Works Director

Dean Stiegemeier, Police Chief

Karen Clifton, Police Sergeant

Cheryl Aldridge, Village Accountant

Liz Peerboom, Village Clerk