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If you believe the tree in your parkway is dead or may be dying, call the Village at (708) 301-0632. Our Village Arborist will inspect the tree and verify its condition. If it needs to be removed, the Village will make arrangements with the Homer Highway Department to remove the tree.
Yes. Please contact the Village at (708) 301-0632 if you would like a tree in your parkway. We will send the Village Arborist to inspect the location. If conditions for a new tree are satisfied, we will plant a new tree.
No. All mail for Homer Glen is routed through the Post Office in Romeoville. General Post Office needs can be handled at the Lockport or Orland Park Post Office. Meijer located at 14169 S. Bell Road also offers basic post office services.
Streetlight outages can be reported to the Village of Homer Glen at (708) 301-0632.
No. The Will County Sheriff’s patrol and protect the Village of Homer Glen. The Will County Sheriff’s have an unmanned substation that is connect to Village Hall. Officers are not there often, it is primarily used for report filings and interviews. If you are in need of police assistance and it is an emergency, dial 9-1-1. For non-emergencies, dial (815) 727-8575.
Yes, contractors are required to register directly with the Village of Homer Glen. They are not required to register with Will County. You can download and mail the registration form, or bring it to our office in person.
No. A permit is not required for self-installed security systems. Residents should contact Police and Fire Departments to connect their systems.
No. A permit is not needed to have a garage sale. Garage sale signs should go up no sooner than a day before and taken down right after the sale.
Yes. A burn permit is required to burn leaves. The permit is free and is valid for one year. Burn permits can be obtained from the Building Department at Village Hall.
A representative of the neighborhood must complete and sign a Block Party Permit Request. Completed block party requests must be submitted at least 7 days prior to the scheduled event and must be approved by the Village prior to the event.
Raising chickens is permitted in certain zoning categories if it meets requirements. Please view the Rules and Regulations for chickens here. If you have any additional questions please call the Village Building Department at 708-301-1301.
No. The Village does not require vehicle stickers.
Please contact the Public Works Department at (708) 966-0059. The Public Works Department does snow plowing in the Village.
Please call the Public Works Department at (708) 966-0059.
Yes, the open space and biking trails within Heritage Park are open. The Active Core, the fitness and play hub in the center of the park, is currently under construction. Please check the Village Website for construction updates.
No, at this time the Village does not rent out parks or pavilions for private events. Please call Homer Township to schedule a rental of their facilities at 708-301-0522.
At this time, there is no timeline for the construction of a splash pad or water feature. The remaining stages of the development of Heritage Park are still in the early stages. The Heritage Park Concept Plan, completed in 2016, does include the concept of a splash pad and it will be considered as an option as the park continues to develop.
Yes! The new Sled Hill, located north of Heritage Circle and the Active Core will be open this winter!
No. The Will County Sheriff’s patrol and protect the Village of Homer Glen. The Will County Sheriff’s have an unmanned substation that is connected to the Village Hall. Officers are not there often, it is primarily used for report filings and interviews. If you are in need of police assistance and it is an emergency, dial 9-1-1. For non-emergencies, dial (815) 727-8575.
Will County residents may take their old television or electronics to be recycled at Lockport Public Works at 17122 Prime Boulevard in Lockport. Their phone number is (815) 838-0549. They are open on Tuesday and Friday from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. The maximum is two (2) televisions per vehicle.
No, there is no franchise fee or local tax associated with the water and sewer service.
The village has questioned and taken legal action to stop IAW rate increases since its incorporation in 2001. The village has worked with State Representatives Renee Kosel in seeking legislation adopted that holds public water utilities more accountable for their service, practices and billing methods, and has been successful in petitioning the ICC to cap unaccounted for water, require annual fire hydrant inspections, stop illegal back billing practices. In addition to being advocates for fair and reasonable rates, the village continues to investigate the possibility of acquiring the utility.
You can log into the Comment on a Case page of the ICC website.
Currently, no rate increase cases are pending.
Filing an Informal Complaint
Counselors in the ICC's Consumer Services Division are available to provide assistance to consumers in the resolution of informal complaints with public utilities and other entities. The Consumer Counselor handling your case will work with you to try to resolve your concerns with the utility as quickly as possible -- typically within 1 to 14 days. You may file your complaint in one of three different ways:
Your actions have demonstrated that this issue is not an isolated circumstance. Consequently, being proactive has gotten the attention of the ICC commissioners, our state legislators and IAW. For more contact information, see our