Village of Bradley

The Village Hall is located at:
147 S. Michigan, Bradley, IL 60915
815 936 5100

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Community Development

Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Division of the Community Development Department is responsible for enforcement of adopted rules and regulations of the Village.  The Division is concerned with four (4) major objectives:  public health and safety, education, public service and community appearance.  The Division ensures that all environmental nuisances in residential neighborhoods and on commercial properties are eliminated and that substandard and deteriorated structures become compliant with minimum property maintenance code requirements. 

The Village strives to inform all owners of residential and non-residential properties of maintenance codes so that they do not create nuisances.  However, the Village also relies on information from the public.

If a violation is witnessed, please contact the Code Enforcement Division either by:

Phone

(815) 936-5100 Ext. 6

ADOPTED CODES

The village of bradley has adopted the following codes:
  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Fire Code
  • 2012 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code
  • 2012 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2014 National Electric Code
  • Illinois Plumbing Code (Latest Edition)
  • Illinois Accessibility Code

*Please be aware that the above listed codes are mandatory State law and latest versions are always applicable.  The Village of Bradley or any other unit of local government does not have the authority to grant relief, change or amend any code or portion thereof.  The codes will be enforced as written with no exceptions, unless directed otherwise by the State of Illinois Attorney General’s Office or Capital Development Board.

Code Compliance

Generally, the Village’s goal is to work with property owners to obtain compliance versus issuing fines through the adjudication court process.  The following is a typical enforcement process:

  1. A code violation is witnessed by Village Staff or reported by a concerned resident, business owner or property owner.
  2. In most cases, a courtesy notice (written or verbal) will be issued to the affected property owner. This notice will identify the code violation and a date certain for correction. 
    1. If violation is addressed after receiving a courtesy notice, then there will be no further action by the Code Enforcement Officer.
    2. If violation is not corrected after receiving a courtesy notice, then the Code Enforcement Officer will take additional measures by issuing a ticket with an established court date.
  3. If compliance is obtained prior to the court date, the Code Officer will inform the judge that the violation is corrected. If compliance is not obtained, the judge will ultimately determine the course of action if the violation has not been corrected.
  4. The Code Enforcement Officer follows up with a site inspection of the property to check the status of violation/s.

For More Information:

Community Development Department


Hours

  • Mon - Fri: 8AM - 4:30PM

    Closed from Noon - 1pm daily

Key Contacts

Eric Dockus
Code Enforcement Officer/Fire Inspector
Email Eric Dockus

  • 147 S. Michigan
    Bradley, IL 60915

  • Phone: 815-932-2125

  • Fax: 815-933-9496

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