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NextGen 911 - Addressing

8/13/2019

Public Service Announcement

The State of Illinois passed the Emergency Telephone System Act (50 ILCS 750), which states that every 9-1-1- system in Illinois shall provide Next Generation service by July, 2020.

The Village of McLean has been working with the McLean County ETSB Addressing Technician and the Village of McLean’s effective date is September 1, 2019.

Village Code requires that street address numbers be affixed to the property and meet the following requirement:

  • Easily readable from the street on or near the front entrance to the property

First responders suggest the following regarding address numbers:

  • Not be covered by ornamentation (wreaths, decorations, etc.)
  • Not be covered by vegetation (bushes, trees, etc.)