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Property Maintenance
Details on Barrington's property maintenance codes can be found here.  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.

Building Codes:
Information on building and property maintenance codes and local amendments is available on the Building Permits & Inspections Page

Comprehensive Plan:
The Comprehensive Plan is the Village’s overall guiding document for long-range planning. The plan addresses issues such as land use, transportation, intergovernmental relations, environment, and housing. The Village’s Watershed Development Ordinance is included in the Comprehensive Plan.

Historic Overlay District Regulations: 
Information on the Historic Overlay District and related regulations is available on the Historic Overlay District Page.

Licensing: 
Village licenses are required for food sales/service, liquor sales, tobacco sales, and certain other activities. For details regarding all required licenses, click here. 

Parking Regulations: 
Residential parking in the Village is regulated to help preserve the character and safety of neighborhoods. Similarly, parking downtown and at the train station is also regulated, in order to ensure availability of spaces and facilitate snow plowing and street cleaning.   Click here for additional information on parking regulations.

Proclamations: 
Throughout the year, the Village issues proclamations to honor citizens, not-for-profit organizations and other groups who have contributed to the betterment of our community. Click here for a list of proclamations issued. 

Special Events: 
A variety of special events are held in the Village every year, helping make Barrington a great place to live, work, and play. Conducting a special event requires careful planning and knowledge of various regulations, If your organization is planning an event in Barrington, you must fill out certain applications and permits. Please contact Clancy Potts (847-304-3406) to learn more.

Village Code: 
The Village Code is a compilation of the Village’s regulations. Please note that some of the more detailed regulations, such as the Zoning Ordinance and Sign Regulations, are only referenced in the Village Code and are listed separately below. Clicking on the following link will take you to Sterling Codifiers, the company that maintains the Village Code.

Zoning Ordinance: 
The Village of Barrington Zoning Ordinance regulates zoning and land use in the Village.   The Sign Regulations are also found in the Zoning Ordinance. 

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