Niles Curfew

Unless accompanied by a responsible adult, children under the age of 17 must be home between 10:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. However, on Friday and Saturday, curfew begins at 11:30 p.m. Parents and teens should be aware that other communities may have curfew laws more restrictive than Niles. Exceptions to this law are as follows:

  • If you were 17 years of age or younger you would be allowed out past curfew if you were accompanied by and supervised by a parent, legal guardian or other responsible companion who is at least 18 years of age and is approved of by the parent or legal guardian.
  • Having a legal job that you have to travel to and from.
  • Attending a constitutionally protected activity, attending or traveling to or from a religious, civic, educational, or political event or gathering.

A law enforcement officer may not detain a child or take a child into custody based on a violation of this section unless the law enforcement officer, after speaking with the child and considering the facts and surrounding circumstances, reasonably believes that:

  • The child has violated this subsection
  • There is no legal defense to the violation

Below is a list of communities around Niles that have curfews that may be different than the Village of Niles.

CommunityPolice NumberAgeCurfew
Sunday - Thursday
Friday and Saturday
Niles847-588-650017 and under10:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Norridge708-453-477016 and under11 p.m.12 a.m.
Park Ridge847-318-525217 and under11 p.m.12 a.m.
Des Plaines847-391-540016 and under11 p.m.12 a.m.
Harwood Heights708-867-435317 and under10:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Unincorporated Norwood Township708-865-470017 and under11 p.m.12 a.m.
Unincorporated Maine Township708-865-470017 and under11:30 p.m.12 a.m.
Glenview847-729-500016 and under11 p.m.12 a.m.
Rosemont847-823-113416 and under11 p.m.12 a.m.
Morton Grove847-470-520816 and under10:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Chicago312-744-828616 and under10:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
State of IllinoisN/A18 and under11 p.m.12 a.m.