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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Property Tax Relief

There are homestead exemptions for Seniors, Veterans, and Disabled Persons, and a General Homestead Exemption that most owner occupied residences can receive. For eligibility requirements and forms please visit our Tax Relief page. 

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

2017 Natural Disaster Income Tax Credit

The Illinois Department of Revenue has approved an income tax credit for qualified real property that was damaged as a result of the flood event in July 2017. No other events can be considered for this. This credit can be obtained for up to $750, based up...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Los vendedores a domicilio en áreas no incorporadas del Condado de Lake

Los vendedores a domicilio que trabajan en las áreas no incorporadas del Condado de Lake deben registrarse en la Oficina de la Secretaria y portar credenciales mientras están trabajando.

Todo vendedor debe:

  1. Registrarse personalmente an...
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Additional Info... County Clerk - Español

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Door-to-door vendors in unincorporated Lake County

Door-to-door vendors working in unincorporated Lake County must register with the Clerk's office and carry credentials while on the job.

Every solicitor must:

  • Register annually in-person with our office. Registration is free.
  • Work only between the hours of 1...
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Additional Info... County Clerk News

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Lake County Begins A Busy Road Construction Season

Spring has sprung, which means drivers across Lake County will be seeing construction projects popping up along their commutes. Hear about some of the projects, such as Cedar Lake Road, Quentin Road and the Millburn Bypass.

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Become A Lake County Deputy Sheriff

The Lake County Sheriff’s Merit Commission is accepting applications for Lake County Deputy Sheriff through May 31. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years of age at the time of orientation.

Apply today... County Homepage News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Lake County Receives National Recognition for Exceptional Services

Lake County received the Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award for implementing an innovative new integrated permit and inspection system, and the Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award for being a leader in snow & ice removal.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Taking A High-Tech Approach to Fight Repeat Drunk Driving

To improve public safety and reduce repeat offenses, the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office has launched a new program to monitor high-risk DUI offenders 24/7 to ensure they aren’t drinking.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Get trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid

The Health Department is offering several Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings to the public this spring and summer. The full-day workshops provide adults with the knowledge and skills needed to identify and support adolescents who are at risk or displ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Pet Vaccination and Microchip Clinics Offered

Animal Care and Control will hold four low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinics on select Saturdays this spring:

All clinics are from 9 a.m. to noon and are open to ALL Lake County residents.

  • Pets are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All anim...
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Health Department News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Harm reduction services now available in Lake County

Harm reduction services are now available in Lake County through the Need2Know Lake County program at the Health Department. Need2Know Lake County is partnering with Live4Lali and the Chicago Recovery Alliance in provision of some of these services.

Servic...

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Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Guard and Discard your prescription drugs

In Illinois, prescription pain medication overdose deaths doubled between 2013 and 2016. Together with the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Health Department’s Prevention Services reminds you to “Guard and Discard” ...

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Find a Drug Disposal Box... Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Join us for Rx for Health: Walking in Nature!

The simple act of walking, especially in nature, can improve your overall health, both physically and mentally. The Lake County Forest Preserves, the Lake County Health Department and NorthShore University Health System have teamed up to bring “...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Customer Satisfaction Survey for the Job Center of Lake County

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Did you use the services of the Job Center of Lake County recently? Help us make the Job Center of Lake County even better! Answer 7 brief questions in our Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Summer Youth Employment Program 2018

Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program 2018 were accepted in February.  Applicants were randomly selected by a computer program.  Selected applicants will be contacted for an intake.  Work opportunities for partici...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Attention community service agencies!

Print and fill out a referral form with your customer.  Identify event at workshop times by visiting our calendar at www.lakecountyjobcenter.com.  A Job Center staff member will sign the form when the designated service has been complete...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Building Inspection Scheduling Now Online

In order to make inspection scheduling more convenient, building inspections can now be scheduled through the Online Inspection Request Form. Inspection requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance with the exception of footing/pre-pour inspection w...

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Planning, Building & Development News

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Important Information for Public Works Customers in Prairie Pointe

Lake County Public Works continues to take measures to reduce the iron in the water that is causing discolored (yellow) water for some customers in Prairie Pointe.

Additional Info... Public Works News
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Water Tower Demolition

Lake County Public Works demolished the old Countryside Manor Water Tower. Built in the 1960s, it could hold up to 40,000 gallons of water. A new tower was recently built next to the old one and holds a capacity of 150,000 gallons of water. The water towe...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Attention! Change in Hours for Bill Payment at Lake County Public Works.

Beginning October 9, 2017, the hours of operation for receiving walk-in customer support at the Lake County Public Works bill payment counter will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This change is in conjunction with changes at the other public counters on the Libertyvi...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Sheriff’s K9 Team Locate Fleeing Burglar in Lake Villa Township

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On May 17, 2018, at approximately 10:05PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence in the 20844 W Siena Drive, Lake Villa Township, for a burglary in progress.  The 911 caller stated he saw a man breaking into his camper...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Sheriff Prom Escort

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On Saturday, May 12, 2018, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office had the privilege of escorting Mr. Matt Stanford, Ms. Kassie Bout, and Mr. Jacob Hernandez to their Senior Prom.

In April, Kassie Bout, a Senior at Warren Township High School, contacted...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Sheriff Curran Announces Memorial Day Traffic Safety Patrols

Memorial Day Traffic Safety Campaign

Sheriff Mark Curran announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is conducting Memorial Day traffic safety patrols beginning Friday, May 18 through Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Funding for this traffic safety campaign is made possible through a grant pr...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Lake County Sheriff’s Merit Commission Accepting Entry-Level Deputy Sheriff Applications

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Merit Commission is excited to announce the formation of an entry-level certified eligibility list for the position of deputy sheriff.  Applications for entry-level deputy sheriff are being accepted through May...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Northbound Cedar Lake Rd Closed During Construction: Detour Begins May 1

LCDOT will be closing northbound Cedar Lake Rd starting Tues., May 1. Northbound traffic will follow a posted detour route, and southbound traffic will continue to use Cedar Lake Rd. The detour will remain in place through the end of July.

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