Association boards must follow village ordinances

Q. Garbage is picked up in our single-family homeowners association on Friday. Week after week, the same few homeowners leave their empty garbage cans at the curb all weekend after the Friday pickup, and it is pretty unsightly. These owners suffer no impairment, and are simply lazy or arrogant. Our village does have an ordinance requiring garbage cans to be removed the evening of the garbage pickup, and our association documents prohibit an owner from doing anything that is in violation of law or ordinance. Does the association have any remedies?   Read the Q&A………….


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