Outdoor Sound Permit

​The following information relates only to planned private events on residential properties (such as a birthday party, graduation party, family reunion, etc.).  Any other type of event must complete a Special Event Application.

Guidelines & Restrictions:

  • An Outdoor Amplified Sound Permit Application must be submitted to the Village no less than 7 days prior to the proposed event.
  • If a permit is issued, it shall be limited to the corresponding hours approved by the Village.  A permit may also contain additional restrictions and/or conditions as specifically required by the Village. 
  • Amplified sound shall be limited to music or human speech.
  • Speakers or other sound amplification equipment shall be directed, to the extent possible, toward open or unoccupied space and away from neighbors.
  • The amplified sound shall be controlled so that it will not be unreasonably loud, disturbing, or create a nuisance to the neighborhood.  No amplified sound shall include any lewd, obscene, profane, or indecent language or sounds.
  • During any event, the Police Department may revoke or restrict a permit if the sound is deemed to be in violation of any of the above guidelines and restrictions.


The Village's Outdoor Amplified Sound Permit Application is available at the following link:  Outdoor Sound Permit Application.  In addition, Outdoor Amplified Sound Permit Applications may also be submitted through the Village's CSS on-line portal: Citizen Self Service (CSS) Portal.                                    

Registering in the CSS System:  To utilize the Village’s CSS  system, you must first register in the system.  To start this process please click on the following link:  Citizen Self Service Portal

Step-by-Step CSS Registration Guide: The Village has created a Step-by-Step Guide to help walk you through the registration process.  To view the guide please click on the following link: Registration and Log-in Guide