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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Board of Review Hearing Schedules

2018 Lake County Board of Review hearings begin June 21. A complete calendar of hearing schedules can be viewed here

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

2018 Assessment Notices

To find out when assessment notices will be mailed for your township please sign up for our E-News for custom notifications, check the Filing Deadlines web page, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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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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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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Additional Info and Forms... Chief County Assessment News

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

2019 Application Round Dates

The Lake County Consortium (comprised of Lake County and the cities of North Chicago and Waukegan) announces the dates of the upcoming PY2019 Application Round for its various funding programs. Please note the times and locations of the workshops.

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Visítenos en los mercados de agricultores

Compre sus frutas frescas, verduras, golosinas y después pase a visitar a nuestro puesto para hablar con nosotros acerca de sus necesidades con respeto a registros civiles, oportunidades de registro de votantes o para obtener detalles sobre cómo servir co...

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County Clerk - Español
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Lista de candidatos para las elecciones generales del 6 de noviembre del 2018

Los candidatos independientes y de partidos políticos nuevos quienes buscan aparecer en la boleta de noviembre del 2018 pueden visitar la página web de la Secretaria (LakeCandidatePower.info) para descargar un paquete de petici&o...

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Lista de candidatos para Noviembre del 2018 County Clerk - Español
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: June 7, 2018

Meet us at a Farmers Market

Shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, baked treats and then, stop to talk to us about your vital record needs, voter registration opportunities or working as an election judge.

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County Clerk News
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Candidate List for November 6, 2018 General Election

Independent and new political party candidates wishing to appear on November's ballot may download courtesy petition packets from the Clerk’s website (LakeCandidatePower.info) or visit the Clerk’s office for paper copies.  

Lake County offices to ...

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Candidate List for November 2018 County Clerk News
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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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Get Assistance With Evaluating Your Property Assessment

What is A Property Assessment?It may help to think of the property tax process like a pie. Taxing bodies, including school districts, villages and the county (and many other taxing districts) determine how much they need to collect in taxes. That determin...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Lake County Partners with Waze Connected Citizens Program

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is excited to launch a data-sharing partnership with Waze, the free, crowdsourced traffic and navigation app.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Fight the Bite! Protect Yourself Against Mosquitoes

"Fight the Bite” this summer and protect yourself and your family from West Nile virus. The Lake County Health Department says to follow the 4 Ds of Defense to help prevent mosquitoes from breeding and to protect yourself from bites.

Additional Info... County Homepage News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Lake County Board and SMC Unanimously Oppose Weakening Pollution Standards for Foxconn Deal

The Lake County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to oppose federal and State of Wisconsin decisions to reduce air pollution standards in five southeastern Wisconsin counties where Taiwan-based Foxconn plans to manufacture flat-screen displays.

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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.

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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: June 11, 2018

Self Employment as a Career Option: presentation by the Small Business Administration

This presentation by the Small Business Administration has been coordinated by Veterans Employment. Military veterans will receive priority seating. All members of the public are welcome!

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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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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Sheriff Curran Announces Independence Day Traffic Safety Campaign

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Sheriff Mark Curran announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is conducting traffic safety patrols beginning Monday, June 25 through Saturday, July 7, 2018. Funding for this traffic safety campaign is made possible through a grant provided by t...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Chicago Man Arrested After Selling Heroin and Gun to Undercover Sheriff’s Gang Task Force Detectives

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On June 14, 2018, the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force concluded a several-monthlong investigation into the illegal sales of heroin and a firearm.During the course of the investigation, Trae A. Wallace, 25, of the 6500 block of South Ingles...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warns Public of Misleading Telemarketers

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has received calls from the public stating telemarketers identifying themselves as calling on behalf of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office are soliciting for donations and/or pledges.

The Lake County Sheri...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Sheriff’s Sergeant Receives International Chiefs of Police Association ‘40 Under 40’ Award

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Sheriff Mark Curran is pleased to announce a member of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has been named a 2018 International Association of Chiefs of Police ’40 Under 40’ awardee.  Sergeant Keith Kaiser will accept th...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

UPDATE - Fatal Antioch Township Hit-And-Run

*Update – Possible Offending Vehicle*Based on evidence collected at the scene, Lake County Sheriff’s Crash Investigators believe the vehicle that struck the pedestrian is a Suzuki Vitara or a Suzuki Sidekick.  Investigators ar...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 10, 2018

Fatal Antioch Township Hit-And-Run

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, at approximately 9:30PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of West Grass Lake Road and North Sunset Drive, Antioch Township, for a traffic crash with injuries, involving an adult pedestrian.Sheriff&a...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Sheriff Curran, Lake County Chiefs of Police Launch Countywide ‘#DropItAndDrive’ Campaign

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the Lake County Chiefs of Police Association and local police departments in a countywide ‘#DropItAndDrive’ traffic safety campaign during the ‘100 deadliest days&...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Monaville Road-Cedar Lake Road Roundabout to Close for Water Main Installation, June 6

The CLCJAWA Lake Michigan Water Project requires the closing of the Monaville Rd/Cedar Lake Rd Roundabout June 6 - June 26, 2018. The closure is necessary to install 20-inch water mains across both Monaville Road and Cedar Lake Road.

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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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