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Fire Lanes

Acceptable Fire Lane Sign

Approved sign

Acceptable Fire Lane Sign

Approved sign

Following are some of the conditions of a fire lane; call the Fire Prevention Bureau for more detail at (630) 256-4130.

  • Site Map showing location of Fire Lane Signs and Fire Hydrants.
  • Fire Lane Sign: Minimum sign size of 12" X 18". Red letters. Must state “FIRE LANE” “NO PARKING ANYTIME” “$50 FINE” (International No Parking graphic may be used).
  • Signs required at start and end of each Fire Lane that is non-contiguous.
  • Additional signs will be required for visibility. Signs must not be more than 150' apart.
  • Curbs or edge of pavement to be painted red for length of fire lane.
  • Fire Hydrants to have curbs painted yellow or a sign on post stating “Fire Hydrant.”