As a reminder, backpack-mounted or hand-held gas-powered leaf blowers are allowed for use between March 30 and May 15 on the following days and hours:
- Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
Using gas-powered leaf blowers is prohibited on city holidays. Violators are subject to fines.
What about electric leaf blowers?
Seasonal restrictions do not apply to electric-powered leaf blowers.
Beginning April 1, 2023, the use of gasoline- and propane-powered leaf blowers will be prohibited in Evanston.
View leaf blower restrictions (.pdf).
Source: City of Evanston