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Posted on: March 20, 2019

NEW Smartfile E-Filing Portal

Smartfile E-Filing Portal

We are extremely excited to announce the launch of our new Smartfile E-Filing Portal! Residents can now apply for any homestead exemption ONLINE, this currently includes:

  • General Homestead Exemption
  • Senior Homestead Exemption
  • Disabled Veterans Exemption (ren...
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Chief County Assessment News
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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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Notice of Four Public Hearings on the Development of the 2020 - 2024 Consolidated Plan

NOTICE OF FOUR PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LAKE COUNTY AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CONSOLIDATED FUNDING PLAN (2020 - 2024)

The Lake County Housing & Community Development Commission is seeking input from representatives o...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Nuevo sitio web ofrece información accesible y transparente relativa a impuestos prediales

El Condado de Lake ha creado un nuevo sitio web gratuito y fácil de usar, tax.lakecountyil.gov. Este sitio ofrece una base de datos centralizada, en línea, de registros de propiedades del condado. El sitio web fue un plan de varios a...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

La primavera esta aquí y los vendedores de puerta en puerta también.

Registro y credenciales de vendedor ambulante

Los vendedores de puerta en puerta que trabajan en áreas no incorporadas del Condado de Lake deben registrarse con la oficina de la Secretaria del Condado de Lake y portar un certificado de solicitante durante su jornada laboral.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

New, Free Website Makes Property Tax Information More Accessible and Transparent

Lake County has launched a new website, tax.lakecountyil.gov, that is a free and easy-to-use searchable property records database centralizing all county property information into one online resource. The website was a multi-year plan and the result of th...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Spring is here. So are door-to-door salespeople.

Solicitor Registration and Credentials

Door-to-door sales people working in unincorporated Lake County must register with the Lake County Clerk's office and carry a solicitor’s certificate while on the job.

If a solicitor comes to your door, ask to see the certificate before conducting any busi...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Boil Order Notice Issued to Portions of Vernon Hills, Forest Haven and Mettawa Areas

Sections of the Vernon Hills water system lost pressure and or water service for about an hour on Tuesday, June 18. Because of this, Lake County Public Works has issued a boil order notice for portions of Vernon Hills, Forest Haven and Mettawa areas.

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Agreements with Lake Villa Lead to Increased Efficiency and Cost Savings

Agreements with Lake Villa

The Lake County Board approved at its June 11 meeting two intergovernmental agreements with the Village of Lake Villa for the Lake County Planning, Building and Development department to provide building inspection and plan review services for the Village...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

CLCJAWA Water Line Repairs: Vernon Hills and Wildwood

CLCJAWA will conduct repairs on one of their primary water lines the week of June 18. As a result, Lake County Public Works is asking its customers in Vernon Hills and Wildwood to conserve their water usage during this period.

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Make Travel Easier! Use the Redesigned Lake County PASSAGE App

Make your driving a little easier and use the newly updated and redesigned Lake County PASSAGE app for IOS or Android. PASSAGE is an Intelligent Transportation System designed to give users real-time traffic congestion updates and important local road inf...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Senate Bills To Enhance Service, Address Public Health

Senate bills that will enhance service, address public health issues, and potentially lead to Lake County taxpayers saving money were passed this past week by both the State House and Senate and are now on their way to the Governor’s Desk for si...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Healthy Kids Saturdays at Zion Health Center

The Health Department is offering summer back-to-school health clinics for children 19 and under at the Zion Health Center, 1911 27th Street, Zion. The clinics will be held on select Saturdays – June 22, July 13, August 10, and August 24. Medica...

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Health Department News
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Ethylene Oxide Air Monitoring Plans Defined

Lake County, Ill. — Village of Gurnee, City of Waukegan, and Lake County Health Department officials have completed preliminary plans for outdoor air quality monitoring for ethylene oxide (EtO) near Vantage Specialty Chemicals in Gurnee and Medl...

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Health Department News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Ethylene Oxide Emissions in Lake County, Illinois

On November 2, 2018, the Lake County Health Department learned of concerns surrounding ethylene oxide emissions from Medline Industries in Waukegan and Vantage Specialty Chemicals in Gurnee. 

The Health Department immediately initiated communicati...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Lake County Residents Surveyed on Tobacco Control Initiatives

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The Lake County Health Department's Prevention Services surveyed 1,306 youth and adult residents of Lake County on their opinions of topics on tobacco control. Analysis of the data has shown that individuals in our communities are concerned about the heal...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

New website promotes career pathways for Lake County

Visit the new Lake County Careers website to discover careers pathways, industry information, and career-focused programming.  The website is designed both for youth and adults who are researching career options.  Lake County Careers is ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Attention community service agencies!

Use the Job Center Referral Form to effectively connect your customers with Job Center resources!

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Boil Order Notice Issued to Portions of Vernon Hills, Forest Haven and Mettawa Areas

Sections of the Vernon Hills water system lost pressure and or water service for about an hour on Tuesday, June 18. Because of this, Lake County Public Works has issued a boil order notice for portions of Vernon Hills, Forest Haven and Mettawa areas.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

CLCJAWA Water Line Repairs - Wildwood and Vernon Hills

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CLCJAWA is repairing the water main for the Vernon Hills and Wildwood water systems from Tuesday, June 18 to Friday, June 21. The system can operate normally using water stored in our reservoirs while the work is being performed. However, Lake County Publ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Inmates to Graduate from New Culinary Vocational Program

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This week, ten Lake County Jail inmates volunteered to participate in a new jail pilot-program.  The ‘IN2WORK’ Program is a three-phase instructional course which gives the successful participants a culinary certification. &am...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Independence Day Traffic Safety Campaign

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announces plans for Independence Day traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign will run from June 17 through July 8 to encompass three summer weekends leading up to a...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 9, 2019

Double-Fatal Fremont Township Traffic Crash

On June 8, 2019, at approximately 9:05PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Fairfield Road north of Route 60, Fremont Township, for a traffic crash with injuries.  Sheriff’s Deputies arrived and located a three...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

K9 Dax Named Finalist for Hero Dog National Title

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Sheriff John Idleburg is happy to announce, due to the large number of votes in Lake County, K9 Dax made it to the final round of voting for the 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Award!

K9 Dax began his successful career with the Lake County Sheriff’...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Public Comment Period for Increased Rainfall in Lake County Open

The Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) opened a 30-day public comment period on Thursday, June 6, to collect feedback regarding increased rainfall in Lake County. With Lake County receiving significantly higher rainfall amounts, precipitation is a cri...

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Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Upper Des Plaines River Engineering Impact Analysis

In June 2018, the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) entered into a contract with Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. to study the Upper Des Plaines River Watershed (DPRW) within Wisconsin and the potential impacts in Wisconsin and Illi...

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Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

To: Enforcement Officers, Certified Wetland Specialists and Other Interested Parties:

To: Enforcement Officers, Certified Wetland Specialists and Other Interested Parties:On August 16, 2018, the federal Clean Water Rule  (CWR, 2015) went back into effect in Illinois following an injunction by the U.S. District Court of So...

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Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

IWEER Wetland Delineation Course July 16-19, 2019

SMC will be hosting the four-day basic wetland delineation course taught by industry experts Dr. Ralph Tiner and Mr. Michael Whited of the Institute for Wetland & Environmental Education & Research, Inc. Students will spend approximately two days ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

14th St Project Open House June 19

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The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is reconstructing 14th Street from Green Bay Road to Sheridan Road in North Chicago and Waukegan. Please join us for a Construction Open House to learn more about the construction schedule and detour plan...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Weiland Road Improvements Project Open House, June 25

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The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is reconstructing Weiland Road from Woodstone Drive to south of Deerfield Parkway in Buffalo Grove. Please join us for an Open House to learn more about the construction schedule and detour plans associat...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

State Highway Consensus Plan for Lake County

This plan was developed in 2006 with input from local elected officials and residents. Together, we reached consensus and supported a list of priority transportation projects to bring about meaningful congestion relief to the transportation system in Lake C...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

WE'RE HIRING!

Are you looking for a challenging role that provides great customer service to serve our county residents while working for a purpose? If so, the Lake County Treasurers office is the place for you. We believe our employees should take pride in the work th...

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Treasurer's Office News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Thank You for Your Patience!

Payments

Every year, the Treasurer’s office receives thousands of tax payments to our office instead of the automated PO BOX. Our staff is processing these payments by hand, so please be patient as it will take a few business days before payments are posted. All l...

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Treasurer's Office News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

How to Print Your Tax Bill Online

Do you need help printing your tax bill from our website?  Watch as Treasurer Kim demonstrates step-by-step how to print your tax bill.  Simply complete all the steps until your bill is visible, and press Ctrl + P to print!  &am...

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