Outdoor Sound Permit

​The following information relates only to planned private events on residential properties (such as a birthday party, graduation party, family reunion, etc.).  Any other type of event must complete a Special Event Application.

Guidelines & Restrictions:

 
  • An Outdoor Amplified Sound Permit Application must be submitted to the Village no less than 7 days prior to the proposed event.
  • If a permit is issued, it shall be limited to the corresponding hours approved by the Village.  A permit may also contain additional restrictions and/or conditions as specifically required by the Village. 
  • Amplified sound shall be limited to music or human speech.
  • Speakers or other sound amplification equipment shall be directed, to the extent possible, toward open or unoccupied space and away from neighbors.
  • The amplified sound shall be controlled so that it will not be unreasonably loud, disturbing, or create a nuisance to the neighborhood.  No amplified sound shall include any lewd, obscene, profane, or indecent language or sounds.
  • During any event, the Police Department may revoke or restrict a permit if the sound is deemed to be in violation of any of the above guidelines and restrictions.

Application:

The Village's Outdoor Amplified Sound Permit Application is available at the following link:  Outdoor Sound Permit Application.  In addition, Outdoor Amplified Sound Permit Applications may also be submitted through the Village's CSS on-line portal: Citizen Self Service (CSS) Portal.                                    

Registering in the CSS System:  To utilize the Village’s CSS  system, you must first register in the system.  To start this process please click on the following link:  Citizen Self Service Portal

Step-by-Step CSS Registration Guide: The Village has created a Step-by-Step Guide to help walk you through the registration process.  To view the guide please click on the following link: Registration and Log-in Guide