Yorktown Center Code of Conduct

Yorktown Center is private property. In order to provide a safe, secure and pleasant environment, Yorktown Center requests your cooperation in complying with the following “code of conduct” to be followed by all patrons.

  1. Yorktown Center is for shopping and dining. Treat others as you like to be treated. Appropriate behavior does not include fighting, harassment, offending others or provoking confrontations or disruptive conduct of any nature.
  2. Act responsibly. Please refrain from:
    • Shouting, making loud noises or using indecent language
    • Playing loud music other than what Yorktown provides
    • Defacing, damaging, or destroying any property belonging to Yorktown, its patrons, or its tenants
    • Assembling in a manner which disturbs or has the potential to disrupt the public’s enjoyment of the Center
  3. Allow others to shop safely and comfortably. Please:
    • Do not block access to store entrances, Yorktown Center entrances, and corridor or parking areas
    • Walk; don’t run, skate, skateboard, hoverboard or use any mode of transportation in a reckless manner.
    • Use our benches and chairs for sitting
  4. Do not violate any Federal, State or Local Laws and Ordinances. Use of alcoholic beverages is restricted to designated areas. During regular school hours, excluding lunch breaks, unaccompanied minors will be asked to leave Yorktown Center.
  5. Please dress appropriately and observe all health codes and local laws. Clothing should not be worn which is obscene or offensive in nature. Smoking and vaping are only permitted outdoors, 15 feet from any entry inside the Center, including service hallways.
  6. Please visit the Management Office to request permission to take photos, videos or make audio tapes of or on Yorktown Center property or its storefronts. Without prior, written permission from Yorktown Center Management, no such activity is permitted.
  7. Distribution of literature, solicitation, demonstrations, and special promotions, or using the property for any purpose other than shopping or dining is prohibited without prior written permission from Yorktown Center Management. If permitted by law or if you have any questions, please visit the Yorktown Center Management Office for more information.
  8. When Yorktown Center and its stores are closed, please leave. Please do not park or loiter on the property after closing. Unauthorized vehicles parked overnight may be towed at Owner’s expense.
  9. Please follow this Code of Conduct. If you do not, we will ask you to leave and stay away for a specified period of time. You may also be subject to prosecution for violation of applicable laws or ordinances. If you have any questions regarding Yorktown Center’s Code of Conduct, please call the Management Office at 630-629-7330.

Yorktown Center Dog-Friendly Policy

Yorktown Center is dog-friendly year-round and welcomes all well-behaved dogs, regardless of breed, into the Center.

  • Dogs must be leashed and/or in a carrier at all times.
    • Leashes must be no longer than 6 feet (including retractable leashes).
  • Dogs must be under their owner’s supervision and control at all times.
  • Dogs must be in compliance with applicable laws, including laws regulating licensing and vaccinations.
  • Dogs are not allowed to approach other guests or dogs unless invited.
  • Dogs are not permitted in The Eatery, the children’s PLAY area, and Wendella Park. Pet policies vary by store or restaurant. Dog-friendly retailers can be identified by a pawprint-shaped graphic in the storefront window.

Dog Waste
Dogs must be taken outdoors to defecate/urinate, and owners must clean up after their canine and
properly dispose of any defecation.

  • If an accident occurs inside the Center, cleanup materials are located at designated Pet Comfort Stations within the Center’s common areas.
  • For additional assistance, guests may contact Public Safety at 630-849-3706.

Canine Code of Conduct
Dogs must not cause a disturbance to other guests or the operations of the Center. This includes, but is not limited to, being loud, aggressive, destructive, or being used to intimidate others.

If any of these rules are violated, the owner(s) will be asked to leave the Center with their dog.

Yorktown Center will practice diligence to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone in the facility.

However, there are certain risks associated with allowing dogs to interact with other people, children and dogs. Owners are legally responsible for the behavior of their dogs.

Please help keep Yorktown Center dog-friendly by showing responsible ownership and maintaining well-behaved pets!