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No burn leaves

Open Burning Of Landscape Waste
Village of Campton Hills Code


Any and all burning in the village shall be in accordance with the following restrictions:

1. The open burning of brush shall occur only on the property upon which the brush was generated subject to the following restrictions:


a. Burning is permitted only on sunny days between nine o'clock (9:00) A.M. and three o'clock (3:00) P.M.


b. Burning is not permitted when the wind is in excess of ten (10) miles per hour. (2013 Code § 7-2-2)

c. Burning is not permitted within twenty feet (20') of any building, structure, property line, or combustible material. (2013 Code § 7-2-2; amd. 2016 Code)

d. Burning is not permitted when it is determined and announced by the county health department that inversion conditions or an ozone alert exists.

e. Brush shall be dry when burned.

f. Burning is not permitted on public or private roads, alleys, sidewalks or easements.

g. All open burning must be supervised until the fire is extinguished.

h. A fire extinguisher or garden hose or water source shall be available at the burning site.

i. It is the responsibility of the individual conducting the burning and the owner of the property to satisfactorily determine that there is compliance with all conditions upon burning as noted in this subsection C1 during any burning.


2. The terms and provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any burning of prairie plants for purposes of habitat reclamation; provided, that those performing controlled prairie burning must receive the proper permits from their fire protection district, if applicable, and notify the village police department.

3. The terms and provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the burning of brush for purposes of domestic fireplaces or cooking or external fireplaces, or to self-contained outdoor wood burning devices or fireplaces. (2013 Code § 7-2-2)

4. Notwithstanding subsection C1c of this section, the remaining terms and provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the open burning of brush for purposes of recreational fires. (2013 Code § 7-2-2; amd. 2016 Code)

5. The terms and provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the open burning of brush for purposes of ceremonial fires; provided, that notice of any ceremonial fire has been given to the fire protection district, if applicable, serving the area where the fire is to take place as well as notification to the village police department. Failure to notify the applicable fire protection district and police department and obtain permission prior to conducting a ceremonial fire utilizing brush shall be deemed a violation of this chapter.

6. The open burning of landscape waste and/or other materials, with the exception of brush, is prohibited in the village except for those living within the 60119 U.S. postal service zip code. If the state of Illinois expands its vehicle emission testing program to include the 60119 zip code, this prohibition shall automatically apply to the area included in the vehicle emission testing program. The open burning of landscape waste shall be subject to the provisions of subsection C1 of this section. (2013 Code § 7-2-2) 


LANDSCAPE WASTE: All accumulations of cut grass or shrubbery cuttings, leaves, flowers, and weeds. If you see a residence burning any of the above, please call the non emergency police, 630-584-0330, and notify an officer. Fines can be issued to violators of this ordinance.


Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council
Corron Farm

On Friday, October 27, 2017, the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council unanimously approved the National Register nomination for the historic Corron Farm in Campton Township. The final step in the process to place Corron Farm on the National Register will be submittal to the National Park Service for approval.   Erica Ruggiero of McGuire Igleski & Associates in Evanston, IL, prepared the extensive research and paperwork required for the nomination. Corron Farm is currently on the Kane County Register of Historic Places, having been settled by Robert Corron in 1835 and purchased from the Corron family by Campton Township in 2002. The main house, lovingly called the “Old Brick”, was built by Robert Corron between 1850 and 1854 from bricks kilned from clay on the property.   The home contains 40 windows and 40 doors with thresholds and window lintels quarried in Batavia.
In addition, Corron Farm Preservation Society and Campton Township are pleased to announce that the historic 1875 dairy barn roof has finally been replaced after a stabilization of the structure was completed by Trillium Dell Timberworks of Knoxville, IL.   Funds raised by the Preservation Society, matched by the Township, plus an additional sum awarded by a Kane County Grand Victoria Riverboat Fund grant, were used to pay for the project.   Additional funds need to be raised by the Society to fulfill their promise to the Township to contribute 50% of the cost of the roof.

On Sunday, November 12, 2017, the Corron Farm Preservation Society will host a Meat Raffle and Chili Cook-off Fundraiser from 11:30 am until 4 pm at The Lodge on 64, 41W369 Route 64, Wasco, IL, 60175. The event will feature a meat raffle with choice meats ranging from ribs, roasts, steaks, burgers, hams, etc.   This event is open to the public.   Full service bar and The Lodge’s famous Rotisserie Chicken dinner will be available for purchase.   To enter into the Chili Cook-off, please call Rhonda at 224 629-0369. Suggested donation for chili tasting and baked potato bar is $5 with a $20 cap per family. Proceeds from this event will go towards continued rehabilitation of the 1875 Corron Farm Dairy Barn.

In 2011, the Corron Farm Preservation Society (an Illinois 501(c)(3) was formed by concerned Campton Township citizens to help fundraise to rehabilitate the dairy barn and manage the many artifacts owned by the Corron family. The mission of the Society is to preserve, increase, and enrich the knowledge of the history of Corron Farm and early Campton Township.

Please check out Corron Farm Preservation Society on Facebook or at www.CorronFarm.org.


Chili cook off




Lights Recycling

Holiday Lights
3rd Annual Recycling


Are you finding your holiday lights have lost their twinkle? Year after year we find ourselves testing bulbs and replacing fuses, and when that doesn’t work, in the garbage the lights go.

In 2015, Village of Campton Hills residents brought in 259 pounds of broken light strands for recycling; 2016, we collected 332 pounds. For our 3rd annual holiday lights recycling program, our goal is to recycle over 400 lbs of holiday lights. Please help us get the word out regarding this recycling effort to help get another recyclable commodity out of the land fills. 

Lights accepted include: Italian mini-lights, traditional lights, extension cords, rope lights, LED lights. Lights can be in working or non-working condition, from any holiday!

Please bring your lights for recycling to Village Hall during the hours of 9-4, Monday thru Friday. We will continue to collect lights into early January. We have partnered once again with Elgin Recycling.




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toys for tots

 2017 TOYS FOR TOTS”
 Drop off location


The Campton Hills Police Department is announcing that it is again partnering with the United States Marine Corps in the “TOYS FOR TOTS” program.  TOYS FOR TOTS mission is to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute them as Christmas gifts to needy children.  As stated on the TOYS FOR TOTS website “the primary goal of TOYS FOR TOTS is to deliver, through a shiny new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to needy youngsters that will motivate them to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens and community leaders”.  The Campton Hills Police Department is proud to be a sponsor of this program and will be a drop off point for these toys. The residents of Campton Hills have been very generous in their giving in the past and we are hoping your generosity continues throughout this holiday season.  Anyone wishing to donate to this program may drop off unwrapped new toys by December 8, 2017 at:   
                         

Campton Hills Police Department/Village Hall
40W270 LaFox Rd. Suite B
Campton Hills, Illinois 60175
630-584-0330 or Chief Hoffman @630-584-4242

 
Thank you in advance for your generosity in our 2017 campaign, and wishing you a very merry and healthy holiday!
 
Chief Dan Hoffman


Hills




Save

Kane County Recycles
November 11, 2017, 8 a.m. to noon. 540 S. Randall in St. Charles, and includes electronics, books and paint recycling along with free confidential document shredding. This is the last event of 2017. Click here for more information.

Holiday in the Hills
December 1, 2017

Toys for Tots
Collection through December 8, 2017

Holiday Lights Collection
Collection through January 31, 2017



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Boards & Committees Meetings

Upcoming Village Meetings


Community Relations - November 15, 2017 - 7pm

Economic Development - November 15, 2017 - 12:30pm

Finance Committee - November 15, 2017 - 7pm

Village Board - November 21, 2017 - 7pm

Plan Commission - November 27, 2017


Visit the Village's website at www.villageofcamptonhills.org 

for meeting details and cancellations.


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