New Resident Information

Water Service


In order to begin water and sanitary service, new residents must call Village Hall during regular business hours and provide the required information and identification. Find more information regarding payment.
 

Vehicle Stickers


Vehicle stickers are required for all vehicles registered or stored in the Village. Find more information regarding vehicle stickers.
 

Alarm User Permits


All alarm systems in the Village must receive an Alarm User Permit, which must be renewed every two years. View the Alarm User Permit Application. The Village imposes service charges for repeated false alarms.

On-Street Parking


Per Village Code, there is no on-street parking on Village streets from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. To accommodate guests and special circumstances, residents can call the Police Department to request permission for overnight parking. Parking is never allowed on New Willow Road, Sunset Ridge Road, Wagner Road (from Willow to Winnetka Roads), and Waukegan Road.

Pet Registration


Residents who own horses, dogs, or cats are required to register their pets for a one-time fee of $25. Once a pet has been registered with the Village, residents are not required to renew this registration. A registration tag will be issued with the animal’s name; the owner’s name, address and telephone number; and a Village registration number. Please note that state and county laws require that animals have annual rabies vaccinations and tags. View the Pet Registration Form.

Voter Registration


Individuals may register to vote at Village Hall during regular business hours. To register, individuals must be U.S. citizens who will be 18 years of age or older before the next election. Registrants must provide two forms of identification, one of which must have their current address.

Sidewalk Replacement Program


The Village evaluates all sidewalks annually and replaces those in need of repair. If you would like the sidewalk in front of your home replaced, but it does not meet the Village’s requirements for repair, the Village will replace it with a 50% cost sharing agreement. Under no circumstances may a homeowner replace a sidewalk without consulting the Village. 
 

Tree Planting Program


The Village offers a Tree Planting Program in the late summer and early fall for residents to purchase and plant appropriate trees for their parkway. Trees purchased through the program are offered at a 50% cost sharing agreement with residents, and the planting is conducted by the Village’s contractor.  View the application here.
   

Drainage Ditch Installation Program


In areas where an existing storm drainage ditch is in place in the Village’s right-of-way, residents may request that the ditch be replaced with a piped system to be paid by a 50% cost sharing agreement between the resident and the Village. After installation, the piped system shall be the maintenance responsibility of the Village.