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It is easy to forget how loud the speakers are playing when listening to our favorite songs, but residents playing music outdoors during cookouts or other events should not be audible from a distance of 30 feet or more from your location, whether you are listening from a lawn chair in the backyard or driving in your car!
It is fun and relaxing to gather around a fire pit in the backyard in the late summer evening. While fire pits are perfectly legal and permitted in Chicago Heights, it is important that safety comes first. Simply remember to use wood as a fuel for your fire rather than trash or any other materials. It is also important to use a fire pit to contain the fire so ash and flames are controlled.