Does the Village reiburse motorists for damage caused by potholes?
I don't know how to install my child's car seat, will the Police Department help me?
How do I dispose of my medications?
What time is curfew?
Does the Police Department hold an unclaimed property auction?
What if I want to dispute my parking ticket?
Where do I get a permit to park at the Deerfield Train Station?
Can I park on the streets overnight in Deerfield?
Can I get a temporary handicapped permit?
Who should I call to answer questions about my traffic ticket?
Who should I call if I have questions about a court date?
What can I use as bond for my traffic ticket?
Where is the court located?
What do I get when I receive a traffic ticket?
What are my options when I receive a traffic ticket?
Are Vehicle Stickers required in Deerfield?
What are the hours for construction noise?
When do the parks in Deerfield close?
What hours can someone solicit door-to-door?
Can I solicit door-to-door?
When can I sprinkle my lawn?
What should I do if I want to install an alarm in my home?
Can my false alarm fee be waived?
Can I test my alarm without receiving a false alarm fee?
What happens if I forget to pay my false alarm fee?
What do I do if my alarm is revoked?
When should I call 9-1-1?
Who should I call if my electricity goes out?
Who should I call if there is water in my basement?
What should I do if I hear the tornado siren?
What should I do if the Lightning Prediction System sounds?
What if I have other questions for the Police Department?
What is the role of the Community Development Department?
What is a Comprehensive Plan?
What is a Special Use?
What do I do if I want to seek a Special Use at a specific location in the Village?
How do I verify if my proposed use is a Permitted Use or a Special Use in the C-1 and C-2 commercial zoning districts?
What is a Planned Unit Development (PUD)?
What is a TIF District?
What are the rules and zoning regulations for a home based business?
How do I register a business?
What are the guidelines for the community banner poles?
How do I determine the required setbacks from the property line for a property?
What is the role of the Plan Commission?
What is the role of the Appearance Review Commission?
What are the current public hearing fees?
How do I find out if my property is in a flood plain or flood zone?
What is the Finance Department's phone number?
What is the sales tax rate in Deerfield?
What do I do if my refuse, recycling or yard waste is missed?
How do I determine the date of my refuse collection?
How can I dispose of construction debris?
How can I dispose of larger household items?
What are 'holidays' for refuse collections?
Where are recyclables collected?
What materials may be recycled?
When are yard waste collections?
How much do yard waste stickers cost?
What requires a yard waste sticker?
Where can I purchase a yard waste sticker?
What rates do I pay for water and sewer?
What is 1 unit?
Why was my payment considered late?
Why is the late fee on my bill so high?
What is the quickest way to deliver a payment?
Do I need to register my vehicle with the Village?
I did not receive a renewal form for my vehicle sticker. What do I do?
Is it all right to prune my parkway tree?
When should I water?
Who should I contact if my parkway tree looks sick or dead?
Can I put too much mulch around my tree?
Where does my drinking water come from?
How safe is my drinking water?
Should I buy bottled water?
Can I test my own water at home?
What is the hardness of the water?
Periodically, my water tastes and smells funny. Why does this occur?
What can I do about these taste and odor problems?
Who should I contact if I have questions about my water?
Who should I contact if I have questions about my water bill?
Why do I have sprinkling restrictions and when are they?
What is the Village's first step in snow removal?
When does Public Works use salt trucks?
Where does Public Works distribute salt?
How does Public Works determine where snow removal equipment will be utilized?
What is the best way to clear snow from my driveway?
During Winter when may I park my vehicle on the street?
How and when does Public Works repair snow plow damage?
How can I keep my mailbox from being damaged as a result of the winter weather?
Where should I place my mailbox?
How often does the Village sweep the streets?
Who do I contact if my street sign needs to be replaced?
What causes potholes?
What material does Public Works use to repair potholes?
When is leaf removal?
How do I dispose of my leaves?
Who should I contact if I notice a burned out or damaged light pole?
What type of sewers does the Village have?
What function do storm sewers provide?
What function do sanitary sewers provide?
Who is responsible for the sanitary services?
Who do I contact if there is a sewer back up in my home?
Why is there an odor coming from my floor drain?
What happens to sewage after we flush?
What facilities are at the Treatment Plant?
What does the Village do with treated sludge?
What should not be flushed?
Is the treatment plant regulated?
What can I do to minimize cost for this utility?
What is the benefit to my city for performing a Smoke Test?
What exactly is a Smoke Test?
How will my residents know when Smoke Testing will be performed in their neighborhoods?
How are Sewer Division crews recognizable in the field?
Is the smoke that you use hazardous?
Do my city's residents have to do anything to prepare their homes for Smoke Testing?
What if smoke comes out of a resident's yard or driveway?
If there is smoke in the resident's yard, does that mean the cause of the leak needs to be dug up?
Does the resident need to be home when the Smoke Testing is performed?
What if a test yields no smoke defects?
When is a building permit required?
How do I obtain a building permit?
How much does a building permit cost?
How do I check on the status of a building permit application that I have submitted?
When do I need inspections and who do I call?
What hours is construction is allowed?
How can I obtain a copy of my plat of survey?
How do I determine zoning on a property?
How do I determine the required setbacks from the property line for a certain property?
How can I determine if I can build a new house or add on to my existing house?
How do I obtain plans for my house?
What if there is construction happening in my neighborhood and I have questions and concerns?
What if my neighbor is doing construction, and I don’t think they have a permit?
What if I need a dumpster?
What is the right-of-way?
What is the role of the Board of Zoning Appeals?
Where can residential open house and for sale signs be placed and when are they allowed?
Where can political signs be placed and when are they allowed?
What is the Connect-CTY service?
How does the service work?
What types of messages will be sent using the service?
Does the service replace other systems that have been used to provide time-sensitive information to residents?
Is my telephone number included in the notification database?
May I use a cell phone as my notification database listing?
What precautions are being taken to protect personal information?
Will there be a way to positively identify incoming calls which are made by the Village using the system?
Will the service work if I have a call screening system on my phone?
If I am a home or condominium owner living outside the Village, what phone should be listed in the notification database?
If I have provided more than one phone number, when will they be called?
My primary phone or my second listing is a cell phone with a non-local area code. Will the service call numbers outside the area?
How does the system respond to busy signals or no-answer situations?
I am receiving Village notification calls at my fax or my secondary phone line. Can I switch to have the system call my primary phone number?
I was not able to listen to the entire call. Is there a way to repeat the message?
I answer the phone but the "Hello" message repeats. It then hangs up, calls back, and the same thing happens again. How can I hear the entire message?
Please be advised that the Village of Deerfield, like many communities, does not reimburse motorists for damages that may be caused by a pothole unless the Village has been notified of the pothole and has not acted to secure or repair the site within 48 hours of being notified. Any motorist that strikes a pothole should call the Police Department to make an accident report. An accident report from the Deerfield Police Department will aid in substantiating an insurance claim, and it will serve as notice to the Public Works Department which can then send a crew to either barricade the hole or immediately patch it.
If a vehicle sustains damage, the motorist may also want to contact their insurance carrier. For insurance purposes, take photos of the damage and get multiple estimates of any needed repairs.
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Curfew applies to those that are 17 and under.
Sunday through Thursday it's 11pm; Friday and Saturday it's midnight.
For new drivers, under eighteen, curfew is reduced by an hour; so it is 10pm and 11pm respectively.
Village Hall, 850 Waukegan Rd
Walgreens, 780 Waukegan Rd
Deerbrook Jewel, 16 Waukegan Rd
Craftwood Lumber and Hardware, 1590 Old Deerfield Rd, Highland Park
Highland Park Jewel Osco, 1600 Deerfield Rd, Highland Park
Please keep in mind that the homeowner and the contractor will be called if there are questions or problems and will be called when the plans and permit are ready for pick up.
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