Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Village of Park Forest released a statement reminding residents that it is illegal to sweep leaves into the street.
According to village officials, leaves clog storm sewers, resulting in problems for residents and clean up for public works crews. Therefore, sweeping leaves into the streets is strictly prohibited, with fines of up to $500.
Leaves can be disposed of by placing them in yard waste bags, available for purchase at Village Hall for $2.20 per bag, or by visiting 7-Eleven, Steger’s True . . .