Parking and Traffic Regulations

The Village of New Lenox has parking regulations for the Village as a whole, and regulations specific to the central business district. These regulations are meant to ensure the safety of individuals within the Village, as well as provide for an orderly and usable parking system. The Village of New Lenox’s Police Department is responsible for monitoring parking within the Village. General parking regulations are found below.

General Parking Regulations

The Village of New Lenox prohibits parking in the following places, except when it is necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or when you are complying with the directions of a police officer or traffic control device:

  • On a sidewalk.
  • In front of a public or private driveway.
  • Within an intersection.
  • On a crosswalk.
  • Within twenty feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.
  • Within thirty feet of any flashing beacon, stop sign, or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway.
  • Within fifty feet of the nearest rail of a railway grade crossing.
  • Within twenty feet of the driveway entrance to a fire station and, on the opposite side of the street, within seventy five feet of said fire station entrance when properly signposted.
  • Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when such parking would obstruct traffic.
  • On the roadway side of any vehicle parked at the edge or curb of a street.
  • Upon a bridge on any street or within a street tunnel.
  • At any place where the standing of a vehicle will reduce the usable width of the roadway for moving traffic to less than twelve feet.
  • At any place where official signs prohibit stopping, standing or parking.
  • In any parking place specifically reserved for motor vehicles bearing a vehicle registration plate or parking permit identifying the owner as a handicapped person, when the vehicle does not bear a handicapped person vehicle registration or parking permit.
  • No parking is allowed on Village streets after two or more inches of snow has fallen, until the streets have been plowed.

The Police Department may establish and enforce temporary parking restrictions deemed necessary for the safety and convenience of the Village.  


Whenever a "resident only parking" sign is displayed, the term resident shall mean those persons who live on the block of the street upon which parking is limited and are designated by a "resident only parking" sign.

For additional New Lenox parking regulations, please visit the site for on-line New Lenox municipal codes.

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