Wayne Township Illinois


Confused About Curfew?

State definition and the communities that follow the statute.

In the state of Illinois it is unlawful for a person less than 17 years of age to be present at or upon any public assembly, building, place, street or highway at the following times unless accompanied an supervised by a parent, legal guardian or other responsible companion at least 18 years of age approved by a parent or legal guardian, or unless engaged in a business or occupation which the laws of the State authorize a person less than 17 years of age to perform:

  1. Between 12:01am and 6:00am Saturday;
  2. Between 12:01am and 6:00am Sunday; and
  3. Between 11:01pm on Sunday to Thursday, inclusive, and 6:00am on the following day.

It is unlawful for a parent, legal guardian or other person to knowingly permit a person in his or her custody or control to violate the above mentioned paragraph.

The companion age may vary in cities that have local laws regarding curfew.

The following cities follow the State statute (cities not mentioned refer to your village ordinance):

Addison Algonquin Barrington Hills Barrington
Batavia Bloomingdale Bolinbrook Burr Ridge
Carol Stream Des Plaines East Dundee Elgin
Elmhurst Geneva Hanover Park Hoffman Estates
Huntley Lombard Montgomery Naperville
North Aurora Orland Park Oswego Plainfield
Roselle Rosemont Schaumburg Sleepy Hollow
South Barrington South Elgin St. Charles Streamwood
Wayne West Chicago West Dundee Wheaton

Teenagers and their parents should know that the driver's license/permit of a person under the age of 17 is NOT VALID if the driver is in violation of the state curfew hours.

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posted Aug-14-07  edited Feb-4-15

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