Are there exemptions?*

Yes, Title 3 – Chapter 13-Section 3-13-14: 


“Nothing in this chapter shall be construed or enforced so as to restrict the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, article I of the Constitution of the State of Illinois, or any federal or state law protecting the right to freedom of speech or freedom of religion. Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit religious organizations or individuals from religious proselytizing or political organizations or individuals from soliciting contributions for elected public offices or referendum questions to be submitted to the voters, as authorized by Article 9 of the Illinois Election Code (10 ILCS 5/9-1.1, et seq.), or otherwise engaging in political activities related to specific individuals, issues, political parties or political action groups. (Ord. 21-O-15, 3-22-2021; amd. Ord. 21-O-22, 4-26-2021)”

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1. Does the Village regulate door-to-door solicitors?*
2. What is required to obtain a solicitation permit?*
3. Are background checks performed as part of the solicitation permit process?*
4. Do solicitors need to identify themselves?*
5. What rules apply to door-to-door solicitors in the Village of Willowbrook?*
6. Are charities allowed to solicit donations at intersections?*
7. Are there areas within the Village where solicitation is not allowed?*
8. What solicitor practices are prohibited?*
9. How do I prevent solicitors from coming to my home?*
10. Are there exemptions?*