MERRILLVILLE | Safety and noise concerns involving off-road vehicles have town leaders looking at ways to address the problems.
HOBART | The City Council has delayed approving a revised ordinance regulating vicious animals.
CHICAGO | It's going to be a lot harder for employers to cheat their low-wage employees, thanks to a new Chicago law.
MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council has adopted an ordinance leveling fines for people caught possessing or using M-80s, M-100s, cherry bombs and other explosive devices banned by federal law.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council wants to consider changes to its ordinances against loitering, and attorneys said Thursday they will look to Chicago’s ordinances as an example of what alterations could be done.
MERRILLVILLE | Complaints about excessive fireworks use in town have led to a proposed ordinance that would impose large fines on people caught possessing or using explosive devices banned by federal law.
HOBART | Community involvement might be necessary to help the city enforce possible new regulations regarding dangerous pets.
HOBART | Potential new city regulations regarding vicious animals would put responsibility on pet owners, but it wouldn't single out specific breeds.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Police Department is asking the public to comply with town ordinances regarding the use of motorized bicycles and other vehicles.
MERRILLVILLE | Town leaders continue to pursue an ordinance that would require an even distribution of multifamily housing in Merrillville.
MERRILLVILLE | A proposed residential rental ordinance is nearly ready for Town Council review.
MERRILLVILLE | Some people are flashing a little too much underwear as far as town leaders are concerned, so they'd like to take a crack at regulating how low pants are allowed to be worn from the hip.
MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville will be enforcing town code prohibiting people from placing signs in town right of way.
WINFIELD | Motorists are asked to avoid parking their vehicles on Winfield streets when it snows so the town can plow the roads safely.
About a month ago, I was looking to start a company. When I presented my business plan to Schererville, they would not approve it because the ordinance they did not allow it.
MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council last week unanimously adopted an ordinance requiring timely trash can removal in Merrillville.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council gave its approval Thursday to changes in several city ordinances on issues ranging from keeping rental properties free of crime to restrictions on solicitors.
MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council has approved the first reading of an ordinance requiring timely removal of trash containers.
MERRILLVILLE | A proposed ordinance could bring fines for Merrillville residents if they leave trash cans at curbs too long.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council next week is likely to approve changes in ordinances that allow groups to have people standing in the streets trying to collect money for charitable causes.
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