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

Special Event Road Closure Notice for May 22, 2016
On Sunday, May 22, 2016 several roads in the City of Loves Park, Village of Machesney Park and the City of Rockford, will be either be fully closed, or partially closed, to accommodate the Rockford Marathon. The following roads in Loves Park will be closed during the listed times:
Park Ridge from Glendale to East Dr. (6:40AM-10:55AM)
East Dr. from Park Ridge to Clifford (6:40AM-11:00AM)
Clifford from East Dr. to Park Ridge (6:40AM-11:00AM)
Park Ridge from Clifford to Riverside (6:40 AM-11:00AM)
East Dr. from River Ln. to Pearl (6:40AM-11:15AM)
Pearl from East Dr. to Arlington (6:40AM-11:20AM)
Arlington from Pearl to Ransom (6:45AM-11:25AM)
Illinois St. from Ransom to Snow (7:15AM-7:45AM)
Snow from Illinois St. to Arlington (7:15AM-7:50AM)
Please plan accordingly during these times. Please be alert when driving in these areas and watch for marathon participants.
For a full list of road closures due to this event Click Here
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2016 Water Quality Report
The City of Loves Park Water Department has released the 2016 Consumer Confidence Report. Please download to view the full report by clicking on the button below.

2016 Consumer Confidence Report

If you have any questions regarding the report, please contact the Loves Park Water Department at 815-877-1421.
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Building Code and Fee update
The City of Loves Park has adopted the 2015 ICC International Building Code series, the 2014 State of Illinois Plumbing Code, and the 2014 NFPA 70: National Electrical Code. Each of these codes have limited local amendments.  The amendments are listed under the Building Department section of this website for your reference.  In addition, the fee schedule for all permits issued by the Building Department has been revised. 

The newly adopted codes and fee schedule will be effective May 1, 2016.  If you are planning a building project please refer to the appropriate codes and fees after May 1, 2016.
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