Village of Arlington Heights--Watering Restrictions

Updated: 7/18/2014

Arlington Heights Municipal Code: Section 21-112 Outdoor Water Use Restrictions:

Section 21-112 Outdoor Water Use Restrictions. 

(Ord. #06-067) 
a. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to use water from the municipal water 
works system for the purpose of sprinkling or watering a lawn or garden except between the 
hours of 8:00 A.M. and noon or between the hours of 7:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M., Sunday 
through Saturday. Specifically exempt from the requirements of this Section are hand held 
hoses or sprinkling cans used for watering. 

b. Any person, firm or corporation violating the terms of this Section shall be fined not less than 
$25 nor more than $750 for each offense. 

c. Temporary 14 day sprinkling permits may be issued by the Director of Public Works to 
individuals who have special needs related to newly installed landscape materials. 

d. In the event of an interruption to the municipal water works system water supply or in the 
event of an emergency, the Village President or Village Manager is hereby authorized to 
implement the Village's emergency water use plan and to impose immediate restrictions upon 
the use of water for outdoor water users, including but not limited to lawn and garden 
sprinkling, swimming pool filling, and ice rink activities. If deemed necessary, water service 
to certain users may be curtailed or terminated for the duration of the emergency. 

Source: Village of Arlington Heights website. For more information, call the Dept. of Public Works at 847-368-5800.