Special Event Permit

Special or Temporary events occur over a specific and limited span of time, which has not been authorized or permitted by the certificate of occupancy or conditional use zoning approval.  Please contact Jennifer Ganser, Assistant Community Development Director at 630-620-5717 or by email to determine if you event requires a special event permit. A complete permit application must be received at least 20 days prior to the proposed event.  

Requirements include:

  • Application
  • Site Plan
  • Insurance
  • Dram Shop insurance, if providing alcohol
  • Associated fees

Special events are limited to thirty days. Seasonal Outdoor Garden Sales are limited to four months and carnivals or circuses are limited to ten consecutive days.  Properties are limited to no more than four permits per calendar year. Examples of special events include outdoor garden sales, carnivals, races, festivals, or that use Village services.

If the event will utilize public streets or require public street closures, contact Jennifer Ganser, Assistant Community Development Director at 630-620-5717 or by email. All new race routes require pre-approval.