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Development Services

The Village of Barrington utilizes the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code, with a focus on enforcement of safety related items. Copies of the Property Maintenance code are available for viewing at Village Hall.
If you would like to report a property maintenance violation on a property within the Village of Barrington, please complete a Property Maintenance Form.  All of our property maintenance violations are dealt with on an anonymous basis but we encourage complaintants to include their contact information so we can provide follow-up and status information as it becomes available.  This form can be emailed to selder@barrington-il.gov, faxed to the Development Services Department at (847) 381-1056 or returned to Village Hall at 200 S. Hough Street, Barrington, IL 60010.

property maintenance1Snow Removal Requirements
Information on business and residential snow removal requirements can be found here.

Weeds/Nuisance Vegetation
Weeds or plant growth, in all zoning districts, shall not exceed (10) inches. All noxious weeds are prohibited. A list of prohibited weeds can be found here.

Vehicle Parking
Parking of all vehicles, in all zoning districts, must be maintained in a neat and orderly manner. All motor vehicles (passenger, commercial, occupational, recreational) shall be parked on an approved paved surface.

Recreational/Commercial/Occupational Vehicle Parking
  • A maximum of two (2) recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles and/or occupational vehicles may be stored or parked on the exterior of any property in a residential district.
  • Recreational and/or commercial vehicles may be stored or parked in the rear yard but not within the side yard setback.
  • All Recreational and commercial vehicles must be parked on a driveway or other approved hard surface.
  • All recreational and commercial vehicles must be screened from adjacent properties and from public right-of-way by an approved fence or wall which is six (6) feet in height or by a hedge which is at least six (6) feet in height.

Property Maintenance concerns should be directed to Development Services at (847) 304-3460 where an appropriate staff member will be assigned to review the concern.


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