City cracks down on junk cars Posted in: News A joint initiative of the Elgin Police Department and city code enforcement will soon begin to give attention to areas within the city that have a concentration of junk/ abandoned vehicles; sidewalk obstructions; and vehicles parked facing the wrong direction and blocking fire hydrants. Other examples that fall within the area of enforcement are trailers, recreational vehicles and boats that are in violation and within public view. Some of you may not know that there are many non-profit organizations that will gladly accept your donations if you need them removed from your property. Junked/abandoned vehicles are not a pretty sight and become ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!