Just Moved into Elk Grove Village?
New residents moving into Elk Grove Village are provided a welcome packet containing information about the community. This packet is generated when you activate your water billing account but can also be requested by calling the Village Manager's Office at 847-357-4007.
Some of the items included in the Welcome Packet are:
A "Welcome" guide explaining services and rules in the Village;
A "Reference" guide from the Finance Department;
- A Vehicle sticker and pet tag application;
A “Reducing Idling" brochure
A “Recycling Information" magnet; and
An Elk Grove Village street map.
You can also request a welcome packet through the website using the service request system.
Laws to Know
Overnight parking is not permitted between 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. If you have a temporary need to park your vehicle on the street overnight, you can request overnight parking permission by submitting a request online through the Village's service request system or by calling the Elk Grove Village Police Department at (1-847-357-4100).
Parking is also restricted within 24 hours after a 2" snowfall.
Soliciting door-to-door is permitted between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. No soliciting is permitted on Sundays or legal holidays. All solicitors are required to register with the Village. Background investigations are conducted on each applicant. Each solicitor is issued a photo ID badge which must be displayed at all times while soliciting in the Village. This registration does not guarantee the character, methods, or product of the solicitor.
The Village Clerk’s Office posts photos of all solicitors that are actively registered on the Solicitor Page. If a solicitor is overly aggressive to the point of being a nuisance, please call the Police Department at 847-357-4100 or 9-1-1.
A building permit is required for all construction. Please check with the Department of Community Development at 847-357-4220 before undertaking any contract for new construction, home improvements, or the installation of a swimming pool or fence. Information packets including permit guidelines are available at the Community Development counter located on the main level of the Municipal Complex. Some permits may be applied for online. Visit the Community Development Department webpage for more information.
Burning of leaves and trash is prohibited.
Lawns must be groomed regularly. Grass and weeds in excess of 6" are in violation of Village ordinances. Residents in violation may be ticketed or lawns will be cut at the owners’ expense.
Vehicles must be parked on an approved concrete or asphalt surface. Parking on the lawn is prohibited. Parking or storage of inoperable vehicles is prohibited. Parking of specific recreation vehicles, such as tow type vehicles and boats, is also restricted.
Certain encroachments upon Village parkways are prohibited. The parkway is the area located between the sidewalk and the street. Please contact the Department of Community Development at 847-357-4220 if you have any questions.
Most signs posted in the Village are regulated by the Village and require permits. Signs are not permitted on parkways, street lights, telephone poles, or in any other public rights-of-way.
All structures in the Village must be maintained according to the provisions of the housing maintenance code. Residential buildings are regularly inspected by the Housing Maintenance Inspector.