pickup truck ban

Flossmoor voters say yes to pickup trucks on neighborhood driveways

On Tuesday, an overwhelming majority of voters in Flossmoor said “yes” to a referendum question asking whether they would be in favor of allowing personal use pickup trucks to park on residential driveways in the village.
 
With all nine precincts in the village reporting, the vote in favor of allowing trucks to park in Flossmoor was 3,193 to 1,911, a margin of 62 percent to 37 percent.

Engines running low before Flossmoor’s big truck referendum

The little law that made big news all over the country will be called into question again soon. On the Nov. 6 ballot, Flossmoor residents will vote on a referendum question asking about the village’s ban on visibly parked pickup trucks.

Flossmoor trustees OK language for pickup truck parking referendum

Flossmoor trustees have approved language for the advisory referendum on whether to change the village's long-standing truck parking ban ordinance.

Voters on Nov. 6 will consider whether the truck parking prohibition, which is part of the village’s zoning ordinance, should remain in place. Flossmoor’s zoning law specifies that personal pickup trucks “may only be parked in an enclosed garage.”

November referendum vote planned on Flossmoor’s pickup truck restrictions

One of Flossmoor’s newest residents Monday brought an old question to officials at the village board meeting.

Why does Flossmoor prohibit parking personal use pickup trucks in residential areas?

“What was the problem?” Mark Penacho asked board members.

Pickup truck discussion returns to Flossmoor board Monday

Flossmoor’s long-standing prohibition on pickup truck parking in residential neighborhoods will be back on the agenda at Monday’s board village board meeting.
 
According to a media advisory released Friday, the village board “will discuss the consideration of a revision to the Village of Flossmoor Zoning Ordinance which regulates the parking of pickup trucks in residential areas.”
 

Petition in hand, Flossmoor residents want truck ban on chopping block

A group of Flossmoor residents determined to overturn the village’s longtime pickup truck ordinance will bring their argument — and a petition — to the village board meeting on Monday.
 
Flossmoor resident Luke Lambert started the petition on Facebook, not expecting it to get much traction. Quickly, however, he saw like-minded residents signing on, saying they too think the ordinance is outdated and exclusionary.
 

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