News from the Village of Bradford

According to Ordinance 17/18-04 regarding rules and regulations for Peddlers, anyone soliciting is required to come into the office to fill out an application and pay a fee. If someone comes to your home soliciting, please ask to see their permit, if they do not have one, please refer them to come to the Village Office during the hours of 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Monday thru Thurs and Friday from 10:00 am – 2:00 p.m. to obtain one.

According to regulations regarding the open burn ordinance; it is unlawful to burn trash, garbage, plastic products, construction material, such as treated lumber and roofing material, or other hazardous waste.

Burning is allowed between a half hour before sunrise to a half hour after sunset, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

To contact Stark County Animal Control call – 309-286-2551

In order to legally ride your golf cart, atv or side by sides in town you will need to purchase an annual sticker for $35.00. Please stop by the Village Office to get your copy of the Ordinance and sticker. 

In Illinois, it is against the law to leave grass clipping on the road no matter what. It’s called littering and, yes, grass clipping counts as litter according to Illinois General Assembly.

If you own a private pool with a depth of 3 feet or more in the Village of Bradford please abide by the Pool Ordinance by having a fence of not less than 4 feet around it and pay an annual fee of $100.00 at the Village Office for the cost of annual pool maintenance and filling.

Elsie Drawyer Hodges Park is open to the public between the hours of 5 am and dusk every day.