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Items that do not require permits are flooring (wood, tile, or carpeting) and painting - inside or out.
The Washington Street Station is located on Washington Street west of Lake Street and serves Metra's North Central line between Chicago and Antioch. For more information click here.
Payments can also be dropped off at Village Hall during regular business hours or placed in our overnight drop box located in the parking lot just north of our entrance.
You can also pay online by logging into the Utility Bill Management System.
You can also enroll in our Auto Debit program, click on this application link for more information.
A valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and registration (other driver information may be required) is necessary for the officer to complete an accident report.
Request for police reports may be made under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Please click here to be redirected to the Freedom of Information Act page.
1. Pay by phone: 1-866/353-0455
2. Pay by check or money order (DO NOT SEND CASH!) be sure to include the citation number or copy of ticket with payment. This can be done in person at the police counter, drop off in the Village hall drop box or by US Mail to: Village of Grayslake Citation Processing Center P.O. Box 3214 Milwaukee, WI 53201-3214
3. Pay on-line: Online Parking/Local Ordinance Ticket Payment
Temporary Handicap Placards can be obtained fromAvon Township Office 433 East Washington StreetRound Lake Park, IL 60073(847) 546-1446
The state form is also required for the temporary placards.
Unincorporated Grayslake - contact the Lake County Sheriff's Office at (847) 549-5200.
If a national background check is required, the resident must contact the Lake County Sheriff's Office at (847) 549-5200.
Proper identification is required: a valid DL, State Photo ID or passport. The Grayslake Police Department provides a form to be filled out by the applicant. Once the background check has been completed a notarized form is returned to the resident. There is no charge for this service.
For more information, please contact the Public Works Department at (847) 223-8515.
To report a damaged mailbox, please call the Request for Service System at (847) 223-8515 or submit a Request for Service online.
In a cul-de-sac, it is extremely difficult to have the truck push snow onto a center island. Trucks are not built to be articulated into an angle that would allow placing a portion of the snow on the island, and centrifugal force causes the snow to move off of the plow toward the outside of the circle. Public Work's goal in clearing all streets is to maintain as much of the normal pavement width as possible, while at the same time, allowing acceptable access to the mailboxes for the postal carriers.
One thing you can do to reduce the amount of snow that is plowed in front of your driveway is to place as much of the snow as possible to the right side of your drive, as you face the street. This reduces the chance of snow previously removed from the driveway being pushed back onto your drive. This suggestion, however, may not work in cul-de-sacs that have driveway openings placed close together.
Unfortunately, the Village does not have the personnel to clean driveways. This is the responsibility of the resident.
The Composition of the Snow - Snow moisture levels vary based on temperature. The closer the temperature is to 32 degrees Fahrenheit, the heavier the content of the snow will be. Heavy snow makes snow and ice removal much more difficult. The process is more efficient and effective when snow is dry and fluffy.
The Length of the Storm - Extended snow storms make snow and ice removal more difficult and less effective. The best advice is to use extreme caution when driving on Village streets. The Village will concentrate on clearing the main arterial streets during an extended storm. Side streets and cul-de-sacs will be taken care of as time permits. It is much easier to clear eight inches of snow that falls over a six hour period in comparison to a four inch snow that falls over a twenty-four hour period.
Rush Hour Effect - Morning and late-afternoon snow storms will increase your driving times. Try and stay updated on predicted weather conditions and make your travel plans accordingly. As is standard procedure, the Village plow and salt crews will clear the snow and ice as quickly as possible when these particularly inconvenient storms occur.
Standard Size / 90 Gallon Garbage Toter - $19.83 per monthMedium Size / 65 Gallon Garbage Toter - $17.69 per monthSmall Size / 35 Gallon Garbage Toter - $14.74 per month
Monthly rates include fees for recycling services, leaf vacuuming service, holiday tree pick-up and special spring yard waste pick-up week.
Waste Management does not pick up appliances. Please call Barb's Salvage at (847) 973-0105 or Environmental Services at (800) 480-4337. Click here to obtain a list of allowed bulk items.