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The city of Wheaton has not adopted specific ordinances regarding new drivers. All licensing restrictions for driving on public roadways are governed by state law. Licensing rules and regulations related to drivers under the age of 21 can be found in the Graduated Driver Licensing program on the Illinois Secretary of State website.
Wheaton has a curfew law for teenagers. The Wheaton City Code establishes curfew for minors (any person younger than 17 years old):
Certain exceptions apply, such as in an emergency. See City Code Chapter 42, Section 42-25 (a-e) and Illinois Law 720 ILCS 5/12C-60.
All parking tickets can be paid or contested at https://wheatonil.rmcpay.com. If you received a municipal citation for a parking violation and you believe the citation was issued erroneously, you can request a police supervisory review of the citation at https://wheatonil.rmcpay.com. All municipal violations can also be brought before a judge for disposition. For any further questions, contact us at 630-260-2161.
Parking on all City of Wheaton streets is strictly prohibited without prior approval between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. All violators will be ticketed. If you need to park your vehicle on a City of Wheaton street between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., you must submit a request online.
Residents do not need to request overnight parking permission if a driveway is being repaired or replaced. In these circumstances, park directly in front of your home and leave any markings such as ropes or barricades that indicate work has been completed on their driveway. We also encourage you to leave a written note on the vehicle’s dashboard.
It is unlawful for any person, firm, partnership, corporation or other legal entity to use, own or lease an alarm system or to be in control of a premises wherein an alarm system is operated or maintained without having first obtained an alarm user permit. See the Alarm User Permit section for information and a permit application. For more information, contact us 630-260-4861.
Individuals and organizations may contract with the City of Wheaton to obtain police officers for special events. A signed contract is required to receive extraordinary police services. To obtain a contract and discuss the requirements, please contact Lieutenant Conway at 630-260-2079.
Please call the Police Department non-emergency number at 630-260-2082 and ask to speak with Sergeant Greg Klos regarding possible open positions.
The police department maintains an Investigative Division for following up on reported crimes. To ensure efficient use of resources, all cases are reviewed for solvability factors (e.g. seriousness of the crime, suspect information, physical evidence, witnesses, public concern or safety). The reports selected for additional investigation are assigned to a detective who will contact the involved parties. If you have not received notice that your report was assigned to a detective and wish to discuss the decision, please contact Lieutenant Bill Cooley at 630-260-2077.