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9.52.010 – Curfew

It is unlawful for a person less than 17 years of age to be present at or upon any building, place, street or highway at the following described times unless accompanied and supervised by a parent, legal guardian or other responsible companion of at least 18 years of age who is approved by a parent or legal guardian:

  1. Between 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Saturdays;
  2. Between 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Sundays; and
  3. Between 11:00 p.m. on  Sunday through Thursday,  inclusive,  and  6:00 a.m. on the following day.

The following activities are exempted from the provisions of this ordinance:

If the person less than 17 years of age is (a) engaged in employment or occupation upon which the laws of the State of Illinois authorize a person less than 17 years of age to perform; (b) at an official civic, school-related or religious activity; (c) engaged in organized political protest or political activity; (d) any other core First Amendment activity.

(2004-M-51: § 1; 1995-M-1: § 1; 1968-19: § 1 (part); Prior code: § 27.101)