With the State of Illinois moving into Phase 4 on Friday, June 26, 2020, the Village reopening will move to the second stage of our reopening plan effective June 29, 2020.

The second stage will include:

  • All employees and visitors will be required to wear masks when entering any Village owned building and observe social distancing whenever possible.
  • Public meetings and social events are limited to the lesser of 50 guests or 50% of overall room capacity.
  • Masks are required and social distancing is observed whenever possible.  This includes Board of Trustee meetings and all other public meetings.
  • All Departments of Village Hall will be open, including the second floor and basement.




Street Lights and Traffic Signals

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Street Lights


Street lighting is an integral part of the Villages infrastructure. Oak Lawn owns and maintains 4,870 street lights within the Village. There are aluminum, steel, and decorative poles. The Village also maintains the street lights located in the many municipal parking lots including the commuter lot and parking tower.

Click here to report an outage



Traffic Signals


There are many busy Intersections in Oak Lawn. The traffic is controlled by an intricate system of signals. These signals are owned by different entities including Oak Lawn, Cook County, and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The maintenance on all of the traffic signals is provided by a state contractor.


To report any Problem with the traffic signals in Oak Lawn, call The Department of Public Works immediately at 708-499-7756. After regular business hours, please call the non-emergency Police Department @ 708-422-8292.