Experience Loves Park, Illinois
"The City with a Heart"
Loves Park is a flourishing residential, commercial, and industrial community in Northern Illinois.  We have a wide variety of housing options, employment options, and recreational opportunities.  Located 80 miles Northwest of Chicago, Loves Park is situated along the beautiful Rock River and is adjacent to the City of Rockford, Illinois.  Whether you are looking for a state park for camping, boating and fishing, a booming commercial and industrial sector, or a minor league baseball game, Loves Park is a close-knit community that offers it all!

News and Announcements

Parks Chamber Business Expo/Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast
The 13th Annual Parks Chamber Business Expo & Loves Park Lions Club "All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast", Saturday, February 17, 2018, 8:00 AM-Noon, Loves Park City Hall, 100 Heart Blvd., Loves Park, IL 61111.
Come see over 30 Parks area businesses. The Expo is free to attend & will take place in the gymnasium.
The Loves Park Lion's Club "All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast", starts at 7:00 AM and goes through Noon. Adults are $6.00, Kids 5 and under are Free. Includes pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice. The pancake breakfast will be served in the Loves Park Civic Center at Loves Park City Hall.
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Snow Parking Ordinance In Effect 2/8/18-2/9/18
Due to the heavy amount of snowfall expected this evening, Thursday, February 8, 2018 through Friday, February 9, 2018, the City of Loves Park has declared the snow parking ordinance in effect until the snow removal procedures have ceased. This means that NO PARKING ON PUBLIC STREETS WITHIN THE CITY IS PERMITTED until snow removal operations are complete. The complete ordinance is as follows:

Sec. 86-95. - Parking during snow removal.

(a) No person shall park any motor vehicle of any class on any street in the city after two inches of snow has fallen, until such time as the snow has been plowed to the side of the street, except that no parking shall be allowed on North Second Street from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. after two inches of snow has fallen, until such time as the snow has been plowed to the side of the street.

(b) Any vehicle found illegally parked under this section may be towed away under the order of the police department, and, in addition to the fine, the person shall pay the towing and storage charges to the towing-away agency before regaining possession of his/her vehicle.

(c) The police department or the code enforcement officer may issue tickets for parking violations of this section; however, no snow parking tickets shall be issued between 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. if snow commences after 9:00 p.m. and accumulates to two inches or more before 7:00 a.m.

(d) The person parking, and/or owner, of any vehicle found illegally parked under this section shall be fined the sum of $25.00 for his/her first offense and $25.00 for each subsequent offense.
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Garbage Pickup Notice for 2/9/18
Due to the expected heavy snowfall this evening, Thursday, February 8, 2018 and throughout tomorrow, Friday, Febuary 9, 2018, curbside garbage pickup in the City of Loves Park will be delayed until Saturday, February 10, 2018. We are asking that you refrain from placing garbage at the curb until Friday afternoon/evening when snow plowing operations have ceased. Read More
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