Codes and Ordinances

The following are example codes and ordinances adopted by county governments in Illinois. These documents are provided as a resource only for jurisdictions to use in the creation of an ordinance to meet local needs. Prior to adoption, counties need to assure compliance with state and local laws. Your county attorney should always be consulted regarding the legality and appropriateness of the document.

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Jackson County Street Naming Ordinance
Adult Entertainment
Knox County Adult Entertainment Ordinance
Madison County Adult Business Operation Ordinance
Kendall County Agriculture Conservation Easement and Farmland Protection Program
Kane County Animal Control Ordinance
Kendall County Animal Control Fees Ordinance
Macoupin County Animal Control Ordinance

Boone County Open Burning Restrictions Ordinance
Champaign County Ethics Ordinance
DeKalb County Ethics Policy
DuPage County Ethics Ordnance
Kane County Ethics Ordinance
Lake County Ethics Ordinance
McHenry County Ethics Ordinance

Champaign County Special Flood Hazard Areas Ordinance
Henry County Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance
Jackson County Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance
Winnebago County Surface Water Management Ordinance
Forest Preserve
Kane County Forest Preserve District Use Ordinance
Hazardous Waste
Historic Preservation

McHenry County Historic Preservation Ordinance
Impact Fees
Liquor Control

Jackson County Liquor Control Ordinance
Livestock Operations
Mobile and Manufactured Homes

Christian County Mobile Home Foundation Ordinance
Champaign County Public Nuisance Ordinance
Open Space Preservation

Madison County Residential Recycling Ordinance
Rental Properties
Champaign County Rental Habitability Ordinance
Sexual Harassment

Moultrie County Sexual Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure
Solid Waste
Henry County Solid Waste Management Ordinance
Kankakee County Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance
Stormwater Management
Champaign County Stormwater Management and Erosion Control Ordinance
McHenry County Stormwater Management Ordinance
Winnebago County Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance
Champaign County Subdivision Regulations Ordinance
Christian County Subdivision Ordinance
Henry County Subdivision Ordinance
Jackson County Subdivision Ordinance
Tobacco Sales


Christian County Inoperable Motor Vehicle Ordinance
Video Gaming
Lake County Video Gaming Ordinance
Ogle County Video Gaming Ordinance
Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance
Wind Energy Systems
Boone County Wind Energy Conversion Systems Siting Ordinance
Champaign County Wind Farm Tower Ordinance
Coles County Wind Energy Conversion Systems Ordinance
DeKalb County Wind Farm Ordinance
Henry County Wind Energy Ordinance
Iroquois County Wind Energy Conversion Systems Ordinance
Kankakee County Wind Ordinance
LaSalle County Wind Power Facilities Ordinance
Logan County Wind Energy Conversion System Ordinance
Mason County Wind Energy Conversion Systems Ordinance
Tazewell County Wind Farm Ordinance
Workplace Violence
Cook County Workplace Violence Policy
Champaign County Zoning Ordinance 
Christian County Zoning Code
DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance
Ford County Zoning Ordinance
Madison County Zoning Ordinance
Marshall County Zoning Ordinance
McHenry County Unified Development Ordinance
Washington County Zoning Ordinance