Saturday, September 17, 2011. The City of Chicago has announced that the new curfew law will go into effect starting tomorrow Sunday, September 18, 2011. This new law, aimed at fighting crime and keeping our children safe, applies to all children ages 16 and younger.
To make sure you are on the right page, keep these rules handy and make sure that everyone in the house is aware.
• Weekday curfew for minors 12 through 16 years of age is 10:00 p.m.;
• Weekday curfew for minors 12 and younger is 8:30 p.m.;
• Weekend curfew for minors 12 through 16 years of age is 11:00 p.m.;
• Weekend curfew for minors 12 years and younger is 9:00 p.m.
The City means business. Curfew violators are subject to a fine of up to $500 or community service. Three offenses in a twelve-month period shall be subject to up to $1,500 in addition to community service.
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