Illegal Real Estate Signs



This is an example of a neighboring village handling a common problem. In Lombard, they have a part-time employee who enforces the sign ordinances. If a sign is illegally posted, he collects them, logs the offender on a notepad, and throws the signs in a dumpster. The village then fines the offenders.

  

Why don't we do this in Elmhurst?

Have you ever attended an Elmhurst City Council meeting? Have you seen the length of time it takes to pass an ordinance? Why, then does the City not enforce the ordinances that have been painstakingly debated and passed into law?

(l) Real Estate Signs.

Such signs shall be limited to one single- or double-faced, non-illuminated sign of the following maximum gross surface areas:

a. Single family residential, individual lots:
No more than six square feet per sign face.

b. Single family residential, multi-lot developments:
No more than six square feet per sign face per zoning lot located in the development, up to a maximum of 18 square feet.

c. Other districts:
No more than 16 square feet.

Such sign must be located entirely within the property to which the sign applies. The sign must be removed 3 days prior to issuance of Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Zoning Compliance, or, provided that such Certificates are not necessary, such signs shall be removed upon occupation of the premises to which the sign applies. No more than one such sign is permitted per lot, except corner lots may have one per street frontage. No such sign shall be higher than four feet above grade nor closer to any lot line than six feet.





493 Montrose.

Two signs in violation of code, both in excess of the 6 square feet allowed by zoning code, both closer than six feet to the lot line, and one exceeding four feet in height.

November 21, 2007


903 S York

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line, over four feet in height, over 6 square feet in size.

November 24, 2007

388 S West

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line, over four feet in height, over 6 square feet in size.

November 24, 2007
895 S York

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line, over four feet in height.

November 24, 2007

436 Rex

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line, over 6 square feet in size.

November 24, 2007
459 Rex

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line, over four feet in height, over 6 square feet in size.

November 24, 2007

420 Rex

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line.

November 24, 2007
421 Rex

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line, over four feet in height, over 6 square feet in size.

November 24, 2007

372 Berkley

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line, over four feet in height.

November 24, 2007
441 Fairfield

Sign less than 6 feet to lot line, over four feet in height, over 6 square feet in size.

November 24, 2007

Mitchell and Grandview

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line.

November 23, 2007
York and Meister

Sign is over 4 feet high, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

766 S York

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line.

November 23, 2007
770 S York

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, over 4 feet high, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

759 Swain

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007
763 Prospect

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

750 S York

Sign is over 4 feet high.

November 23, 2007
753 S York

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

695 Mitchell

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007
722 Parkside

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, over 4 feet high, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

687 Prospect

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007
692 Mitchell

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line.

November 23, 2007

633 Swain

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007
672 Washington

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, over 4 feet high, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

595 Prospect

Sign is 4 feet high, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007
613 Parkside

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

586 Parkside

Two signs on the same lot, signs are less than 6 feet to the lot line.

November 23, 2007
594 Prospect

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line.

November 23, 2007

559 Swain

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, over 4 feet high, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007
580 Prospect

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

137 Wilson

Sign is closer then 6 feet to lot line, more than four feet high, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007
189 Vallette

Sign is less than 6 feet to the lot line, over 4 feet high, larger than 6 square feet.

November 23, 2007

134 W St Charles Road.

Realtor's sign is over 5 feet high and is less than two feet to the lot line.

November 21, 2007
660 Sunnyside.

Sign closer than 6 feet to the lot line, higher than four feet.

November 21, 2007

411 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet.

November 16, 2007
454 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, More than 6 square feet of sign, more than four feet high.

615 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign.

November 16, 2007
650 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than four feet high.

November 16, 2007

754 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line.

November 16, 2007
764 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than four feet high.

November 16, 2007

848 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than 4 feet high.

November 16, 2007
888 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign.

November 16, 2007

903 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign.

November 16, 2007
908 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than four feet high.

November 16, 2007

928 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 4 feet high.
November 16, 2007
932 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign.

November 16, 2007

953 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign.

November 16, 2007
949 Spring Rd

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than 4 feet high.

November 16, 2007

153 Sunnyside

Less than 6 feet from lot line.

November 16, 2007
495 Sunnyside

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, sign on parkway.

November 16, 2007

689 Hillside

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than four feet high.

November 16, 2007
322 Hagans

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 4 feet high.

November 16, 2007

634 Saylor

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than 4 feet high.

November 16, 2007
641 Saylor

Less than 6 feet from lot line.

November 16, 2007

637 Fairfield.

Less than 6 feet from lot line.

November 16, 2007
657 Fairfield

Less than 6 feet from lot line.

November 16, 2007

708 Fairfield

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign.

November 16, 2007
345 Montrose

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than 4 feet high.

November 16, 2007

618 Berkley

Less than 6 feet from lot line, more than 6 square feet of sign, more than 4 feet high.

November 16, 2007
619 Berkley

Less than 6 feet from lot line.

November 16, 2007

209 Fairfield
Sanfilippo Bros.
October 14, 2007
Fairfield and Elm Park
Sanfilippo Bros.
October 14, 2007

Elm Park and Hagans
Sanfilippo Bros.
October 14, 2007
Spring Rd and St Charles Rd
Sanfilippo Bros.
October 14, 2007

Spring Rd and Eggleston
October 14, 2007
519 Fairview

Less than 6 feet from lot line.

November 16, 2007

Spring Rd and Vallette
October 14, 2007
Spring Rd and McKinley
October 14, 2007

Spring Rd and Wilson
October 14, 2007
Spring Rd and Madison
October 14, 2007

Spring Rd and Harrison
October 14, 2007
Spring Rd and Butterfield
October 14, 2007

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Butterfield and Commonwealth
October 14, 2007
Vallette and Hawthorne
October 14, 2007