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

2017 Young at Heart Parade
Join us for the 2017 Young at Heart Parade on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM.  The theme of the parade is "Preserve the Environment" and the color scheme is Blue, Yellow & Green.
The Young At Heart Parade is a great way to showcase your business, organization or group. Where else can you get FREE ADVERTISING for your group or business and HAVE FUN in the process? BACK AGAIN THIS YEAR–FLOAT CONTEST -Sponsored by the Backyard Grill & Bar!! Backyard Grill & Bar will award two $50.00 gift certificates for the two floats with the best use of our parade theme & color scheme! One for the best community service/nonprofit group & one for the best commercial entry. Start planning early–USE YOUR IMAGINATION! If you’re not float builders, that’s OK–we welcome all types of entries, BIG or SMALL!!

Download the Parade Application HERE
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Notice of Road Postings effective 2/14/17
Effective Tuesday, February 14, 2017 the Loves Park Street Department will be posting roads for weight limits.  The posting was coordinated with the County of Winnebago.

2 Axles, single rear tires 7,000 lbs.
2 Axles, dual rear tires 18,000lbs.
3 or more Axles, dual rear tires 30,000 lbs.
Gross axle load 11,00 lbs.

The roads affected are listed below:

Riverside Blvd. at Paladin Pkwy, East
Argyle Rd. posted between Riverside Blvd. & city limits
Orth Rd. West of Olson Rd. to Paladin Pkwy
Paulson Rd. posted between Harlem Rd & County Highway 5
Bell School Rd. posted between Beverage Blvd. & Harlem Rd.
McFarland Rd. posted between Rock valley Pkwy & Harlem Rd.
Nimtz Rd. posted between Perryville Rd. & McFarland Rd.
Wil-Acre Rd. posted at Harlem Rd.
Coachlite Tr. posted at Harlem Rd.
Briarpatch Rd. posted at Harlem Rd.
Torchlite Tr. posted at Trafford Ln.
Windsor Rd. posted between Perryville Rd. & Forest Hills Rd.

For more information, please contact the Loves Park Street Department at 815-654-5040. Read More
Curbside garbage pickup delayed for week of January 16, 2017
NOTICE: Due to the icing conditions today, curbside garbage pickup will be delayed for Loves Park residents. Garbage will be picked up, this week only, on Saturday, January 21, 2017, instead of the normal Friday pickup. Please refrain from putting out garbage for pickup until Friday this week. Thank you for your cooperation. Read More
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