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Highway Commissioner

Highway Commissioner's Office

16N491 Powers Road
Gilberts, IL 60136
Fax: 847-428-9895

Highway Commissioner Jay Schultz

rutlandtownship@yahoo.com
Phone: 847-428-6789

Driveway Access Permit Applications/Information

Utility Permit Applications/Information

Moving Permit Applications/Information

Please use the Township Clerk's email for all Driveway and Utility Permit Application requests or questions.

 

This document is available to view in PDF format. Highway Commissioner's Annual Report 2018

Prevailing Wage Ordinance

This document is available to view in PDF format. Prevailing Wage Ordinance Road District RU 2018-09

This document is available to view in PDF format. Prevailing Wage Ordinance Township RU 2018-08

This document is available to view in PDF format. Prevailing Wage Rates for Kane County (at State of IL site)

County-Wide Regulation

The burning of any materials other than landscape waste and brush is prohibited. Landscape waste may only be burned when following the restrictions described below.  "Landscape Waste" means all accumulations of grass or shrubbery cuttings, leaves, flowers, and weeds. "Brush" means tree trunks, limbs, branches, and twigs.

For Unincorporated Areas of the County with these Zip Codes:

60102

60123

60170

60183

60504

60510

60118

60134

60174

60184

60505

60538

60120

60136

60175

60185

60506

60542


Effective January 1, 2003:
Burning of landscape waste is prohibited at anytime for Unincorporated Areas of the County with these Zip Codes:

60109

60140

60144

60151

60182

60554

60119

60142

60147

60178

60511


Burning of dry landscape waste and/or brush is currently permitted, subject to the Standard Restrictions listed below.

Standard Restrictions

  • Only on the property upon which the landscape waste or brush was generated;

  • Only on sunny days from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm;

  • Not when wind exceeds 10 mph;

  • Not within 20 feet of any building, structure, or property line;

  • Not during announced inversion conditions or ozone alerts.

  • Any burning must be supervised until the fire is extinguished; a fire extinguisher, garden hose or water source must be available at the burning site.

Exemptions

  • Any property zoned or used for agricultural purposes.

  • Burning for the purpose of prairie restoration or firefighter training.

  • Burning of brush in fire places and self-contained outdoor wood burning devices.

  • Burning of brush for recreational fires, but the fire cannot be larger than 3'x3'x3'.

  • Ceremonial fires for a scheduled public or private event. Notice must be given to the local Fire Department, and a permit obtained from the Kane County Health Department (630-208-3801).

Penalties

Any person who violates any provision shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $ 100 for a first offense and a fine of $500 for subsequent offenses.

Complaints

Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Please call: Kane County Health Department: 630-208-3801
All Other Hours,
Please call: Kane County Sheriff's Office: 630-232-6840

More Info

Kane County Department of Environmental Management
719 Batavia Avenue,
Geneva, IL 60134,
630-208-3841