The intention of this flyer is to create
awareness, not to prohibit parties.
Be aware of your responsibilities as
a party host and/or a party participant.
MUNICIPAL CODE, DEKALB,
ILLINOIS, CHAPTER 52:
Day hours (7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.)
noise level should equal no more than 60
(60db is equivalent to sounds of a business office).
Night hours (10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.)
noise level should equal no more than
The decibel measurements are taken on
the property line of the complainant.
The use of a stationary electronic
sound reinforcement and/or sound
reproduction system, utilizing loud
speakers, such that the sound radiates
out-of-door shall be prohibited during the
11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Sunday,
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
On Friday and Saturday evening the
prohibition of such a sound system becomes
effective at midnight.
Generally, the police department will give a
warning to noise ordinance violators, unless
the violation is of extraordinary
circumstance, unless the violation is being
repeated, or unless the complainant insists
upon immediate action.
State law requires that a person MUST
be 21 years of age to drink alcohol
Any person who urinates outside on
public or private property is in violation
Municipal Code, Chapter 52, Section 52.85.
Throwing trash on public property is
in violation of
Municipal Code, Chapter 43, Section 43.02.
Any person who carries an open
container of alcoholic beverage on any
street, alley, or other way publicly
maintained is in violation of
Municipal Code, Chapter 38.13-2.
Any person who sells any alcoholic
beverage (EX: charging for a cup, admission,
or beer at a "party") without having a
liquor license is in violation of
Municipal Code, Chapter 38.02.
Unlawful use of driver's license (EX:
attempting to purchase alcoholic beverages
using an altered driver's license or through
the use of a driver's license not your own
may result in the suspension of your driving
WE SUGGEST THESE HELPFUL HINTS:
YOUR NEIGHBORS YOU ARE PLANNING TO HAVE A
KEEP YOUR GUESTS' CARS FROM BLOCKING
DRIVEWAYS AND OFF LAWNS.
CLEAN THE LITTER FROM YOUR NEIGHBORS'
YARDS AS WELL AS YOUR OWN.