The decision has been made to close Village Hall for any non-emergency services beginning March 18th, 2020 continuing until April 7th , 2020. Click Here for more information. *********************************************************

The The Oak Lawn Police department is implementing additional safety precautions to further protect our residents and police officers and to limit unnecessary contacts during this difficult time. Click here for the full press release ********************************************************


Oak Lawn Residents and Seniors,


The Village of Oak Lawn has reached out to the following grocery stores in Oak Lawn regarding their operations and hours over the coming weeks. 

 Click here for stores with senior/high-risk hours

For seniors or other residents who are looking for a way to have groceries delivered, there are companies online where residents can order groceries and have them delivered directly to their home for a delivery charge.


The company has a program called “leave at my doorstep” delivery.

For more information, go to this page  

Many of the Oak Lawn stores below are served by this delivery service:


  1. Jewel _______________ 95th and Pulaski  
  2. Jewel _______________ 103rd and Kilpatrick
  3. Jewel _______________ 88th and Ridgeland
  4. Mariano's ____________ 110th and Cicero
  5. Fairplay _____________ 87th and Cicero
  6. Walgreens ___________ 95th and Cicero
  7. Walgreens ___________ 95th and McVicker
  8. Walgreens ___________ 6001 W 95th St,
  9. Petco _______________ 6225 W 95th Street
  10. Almahjar Food Mart ___ 108th and Cicero
  11. American Health Foods _ 5142 W. 95th Street
  12. Annapurna Grocery ____ 4951 W 95th Street
  13.  Joe & Frank’s ________ 87th and Ridgeland



We appreciate your patience during this challenging situation. The Village will continue to provide updates as we move forward. 


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  • Who do I contact regarding an unkept property?

  • What do I need to do to be of assistance to the 9-1-1 dispatcher?

  • Why does the person who answers the phone ask so many questions instead of just sending help?

  • Why am I asked to provide my address and phone number if the dispatcher already has it on the computer?

  • When Should I call 911?

  • What is curfew?

  • Does the Oak Lawn Fire Department teach CPR, Babysitting or First Aid?

  • Does Oak Lawn allow other fire departments to use its facilities?

  • Does Oak Lawn run a fire academy?

  • How do I schedule a tour of the fire station for a group of children?

  • Where can I get my blood pressure checked?

  • Do you offer CPR classes?

  • I’m an Oak Lawn resident, why did I get a bill for using the ambulance service?

  • I used the ambulance service, how do I get a copy of the paramedic’s report?

  • How do I get a copy of a fire report?

  • What do I do with old gasoline/oil/paint that I don’t want?

  • Can I hook up a pre-recorded message to 9-1-1 (i.e. elevator phone or home security system)?

  • Do you know where I am calling from if I have Voice Over Internet Protocol phone service?

  • Do you know where I am calling from when I dial 9-1-1 from my cellular phone?

  • Will Oak Lawn Central provide a speaker for my group or meeting?

  • Can I take a tour of Oak Lawn Central?

  • What if I have garbage that exceeds the standard guidelines for disposal?

  • What materials are not considered regular household waste?

  • How do I dispose of paint?

  • How do I dispose of electronics?

  • Who do I contact regarding a dead animal in the street?

  • Can I use alternate refuse containers other than those provided by the Village?

  • How do I request a smaller garbage toter?

  • How do I get a replacement for a damaged toter?

  • When is my garbage day?

  • How do I contact Oak Lawn's waste hauler?

  • What if I need the water shut off at my property for internal plumbing repairs?

  • What if my water pressure is low?

  • What if the buffalo box in my parkway or front yard is too high?

  • What if I see a fire hydrant leaking or in need of repair, or water bubbling up from the ground?

  • What causes a water main to break?

  • Why does the water taste funny in late summer?

  • Why does the Village flush the fire hydrants?

  • What is in the water?

  • How does the Village make sure that the water is safe to drink?

  • What are the tall water tanks for?

  • How is the water pumped into my house?

  • Who provides the water to the Village of Oak Lawn?

  • Why are all these flags or paint marks on my property?

  • Why do I have to pay to remove parkway tree roots from my sewer line?

  • Who is responsible for sewer repairs?

  • What should I do in the event of flooding?

  • What should not go into the sewers?

  • What is the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago?

  • Where does all the water go once it is flushed down the toilet or drained from a sink or bathtub?

  • My trees are growing into the electrical wires, what do I do?

  • I have a broken branch in my parkway tree and it is ready to fall, what do I do?

  • I hired a contractor to do some tree work, and now I have tree debris, what do I do?

  • I removed my private tree, and I have debris to dispose of, what do I do?

  • I trimmed my private tree, and I have debris to dispose of, what do I do?

  • I want to plant a parkway tree what do I do?

  • The Village started work on a tree and it isn’t finished, what do I do?

  • My private tree needs trimming, inspection or removal, what do I do?

  • What if my parkway tree is dying or needs trimming?

  • What if I see bushes or a tree that obstructs a motorist’s view of signage or creates an obstruction at a street corner?

  • Who maintains trees and landscaping in my rear yard or side yard easement?

  • What if I have a beehive or hornets nest that is a problem?

  • How do I dispose of my leaves?

  • If the parkway is public property, why must I take care of it?

  • What if I want to install lawn sprinklers in the parkway?

  • What is the parkway?

  • What is the 50/50 Sidewalk Program?

  • I would prefer to have my sidewalks removed and replaced. What is the procedure?

  • The sidewalk broke from the Mudjacking work. What will happen?

  • What do you do with the drilled holes after the Mudjacking work is completed?

  • My sidewalk is not a candidate for the Mudjacking process. What can I do?

  • How do I get the 50/50 Sidewalk Program process started?

  • When can I expect sidewalk replacement work to be completed?

  • What is the cost to have my sidewalk Mudjacked?

  • What Is Mudjacking ?

  • Who is responsible for the signs on the highways and secondary roads?

  • I have noticed that some signs have a reflective strip down the front. What is this and what are they for?

  • How do I report a missing sign or a sign that has been knocked down?

  • I have noticed some of the over head street lights have numbers and letters on them. What are they for?

  • The lights were out in the park last night. What should I do?

  • The light near my home is out but it is on a wooden utility pole. Why is this and what should I do to report this problem?

  • What does the Village do with the bulbs after they burn out?

  • The street lights go on while it is still light or go off before the sun comes up. What causes this and what can be done to fix it?

  • The street light pole looks old and rusty. Is there anything that can be done?

  • The entire fixture is hanging off of the street light pole. What should I do?

  • The street light's glass cover/lens is broken or missing. What should I do?

  • There are exposed wires on the street light pole. What should I do?

  • There were no lights on in my neighborhood. What caused this and what should I do?

  • The street light goes on and off throughout the evening. What causes this and what should I do?

  • The street light in front of my home does not come on at night. What should I do?