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News & Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In order to further protect the health and safety of our residents and employees from the spread of COVID-19, the North Barrington Village Hall is now closed to the public. The Village encourages residents to conduct business by phone, mail or email when possible. In addition, residents can utilize the "Resident Dropoff" which is located outside the entry doors of Village Hall.

Open Burning & Controlled Burns

In an effort to assist residents with health issues during this time of home confinement and to limit additional strain on fire department resources, the Lake Zurich Rural Fire Protection District has passed a temporarily ban on open burning and controlled burns within their response area until the Governor's stay at home order is lifted. This ban does not include recreational fires in a fire pit on a patio or in a backyard as long as it isn’t creating a nuisance.

Village Meetings

Remote attendance is being provided for upcoming Village meetings through Zoom. Please refer to the link, meeting ID and password provided in the meeting agenda.

Public comments may be submitted to the Village Administrator by 4:00pm the day of the meeting by phone at (847) 381-6000, ext.10, in writing, or by email to sandrews@northbarrington.org. Please clearly indicate your name and address for the record.

Permits & Inspections

The Village will continue to process permit applications, however inspections are very limited at this time.

Park Update

Residents are asked to please practice social distancing while enjoying the Village's parks. The playground at Eton Park is currently closed to avoid potential spread of the virus.

If you have business with the Village that cannot be delayed or conducted by phone mail or email, please contact Village Administrator Shannon Andrews to schedule an appointment.

Residents are also encouraged to register their email address to receive electronic updates and communications from the Village.

Eleanor Sweet McDonnell, Village President
(224) 663-8112, esweet@northbarrington.org

Shannon Andrews, Village Administrator
(847) 381-6000, x10, sandrews@northbarrington.org


News & Updates

The leadership at the Village of North Barrington is staying informed on the latest COVID-19 updates through regular calls at the national, state and local levels. The Village’s top priority during these difficult times is the health and safety of our residents. The Village receives new information each day, but the most significant recent announcements have been summarized below:

  • April 23, 2020 - Governor Extends "Stay at Home" Order through May 30, 2020, with the following modifications:
    • FACE COVERINGS: Beginning on May 1, individuals will be required to wear a face-covering or a mask when in a public place where they can’t maintain a six-foot social distance. Face-coverings will be required in public indoor spaces, such as stores. This new requirement applies to all individuals over the age of two who are able to medically tolerate a face-covering or a mask.
    • OUTDOOR RECREATION: State parks will begin a phased re-opening under guidance from the Department of Natural Resources. Fishing and boating in groups of no more than two people will be permitted. A list of parks that will be open on May 1 and additional guidelines can be found on the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website HERE. Golf will be permitted under strict safety guidelines provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and when ensuring that social distancing is followed.
    • NEW ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES: Greenhouses, garden centers and nurseries may re-open as essential businesses. These stores must follow social distancing requirements and must require that employees and customers wear a face covering. Animal grooming services may also re-open.
    • NON-ESSENTIAL RETAIL: Retail stores not designated as non-essential businesses and operations may re-open to fulfill telephone and online orders through pick-up outside the store and delivery.
    • ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES AND MANUFACTURING: Essential businesses and manufacturers will be required to provide face-coverings to all employees who are not able to maintain six-feet of social distancing, as well as follow new requirements that maximize social distancing and prioritize the well-being of employees and customers. This will include occupancy limits for essential businesses and precautions such as staggering shifts and operating only essential lines for manufacturers.
    • SCHOOLS: Educational institutions may allow and establish procedures for pick-up of necessary supplies or student belongings. Dormitory move-outs must follow public health guidelines, including social distancing.

COVID-19 Information & Resources

Stop the Spread of Germs Brochure

Social Distancing Brochure

If you are showing symptoms such as fever, cough, difficulty breathing or have come in contact with a person that has been identified as being infected with COVID-19, your first step should be to contact your doctor. Do not walk into a healthcare facility, urgent care clinic, or hospital before calling. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. If your doctor feels your symptoms merit further assessment, they will contact the Lake County Health Department.

Lake County Health Department

Illinois Department of Public Health

Additional Agencies


2020 Vehicle Stickers

The 2020 Vehicle Sticker applications have been mailed to all North Barrington residents. New this year, you will notice that there are some modifications to the classifications of vehicles and the basic rate for passenger vehicles and motorcycles. In addition, the Village is pleased to announce that it is now offering residents the ability to register their vehicles and submit payment on-line!!

Online payment options include Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover; however there is a service fee of 2.35% or a minimum of $1.00. E-checks are also accepted for a service fee of $0.50. These fees are not charged or collected by the Village of North Barrington. To register your vehicles online, please use the link below:

Register Online

Residents needing online assistance with the new process are welcome to contact Village Hall at (847) 381-6000.

As always, residents are still welcome to exchange their completed application and payment for stickers at Village Hall, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Alternatively, the application and payment can be mailed to Village Hall and the stickers will be mailed to your address.

Payments received after May 1, 2020 will be charged at the penalty rate.

Conservation

conservation-img.jpgConservation Info
Best Management Practices Handbook, Conservation at Home programs including Rain Gardens can be found here.

Utility Information

utility-info-img.jpgUtility Information: Electrical Aggregation information can be found here.

Septic and Well info can be found here.

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