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Posted on: July 18, 2017

PTAX-245 Disaster Area Application for Reassessment

You may qualify for assessment relief by filling out the Disaster Area Application for Reassessment. Forms can be emailed to assessor@lakecountyil.gov  (please make sure to include any supporting documentation if applicable) or can be mailed to:

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Board of Review Hearing Schedules

View the Board of Review calendar of hearings here.

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: June 7, 2017

2017 Tax Assessment Help Centers

Residents will work one on one with a member of the Chief County Assessment Office staff for personal assistance with evaluating their property tax assessment. The county provides valuable web applications to the public, which will be utilized during thes...

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: May 19, 2017

2017 Assessment Notices

2017 Assessment Notices have been mailed for some townships. To find out detailed information about your township please visit our Filing Deadline page.

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Property Tax Relief

There are multiple homestead exemptions available to homeowners which include Seniors, Veterans and Disabled Persons. Find out more information on our Tax Relief page!

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Chief County Assessment News

Posted on: May 10, 2017

Evite los sitios web que ofrecen tramitar su solicitud de registros civiles

La Secretaria del Condado Wyckoff aconseja contra el uso de servicios costoso en línea que ofrecen actuar como agentes para acelerar su solicitud de registros civiles ya que usted puede obtener los mismos registros en nuestra oficina y por un costo mucho ...

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Formularios descargables para solicitar registros County Clerk - Español
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Credenciales y registro de vendedor ambulante

La primavera es la época de flores, clima cálido, y de vendedores ambulantes que se presentan a su puerta. Los vendedores que solicitan compras o que toman pedidos de articulos o servicios de puerta en puerta, se les requiere que cum...

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Solicitud e información para vendedores County Clerk - Español
Posted on: May 2, 2017

¿Está planeando realizar una ceremonia en el Condado de Lake?

Según el poema, tradicionalmente 5 artículos son necesarios para asegurar la felicidad de las parejas y una vida larga juntos.

  • Algo antiguo representa continuidad
  • Algo nuevo ofrece optimismo para el futuro
  • Algo prestado simboliza la fel...
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Documentos de identificación aceptables y más info County Clerk - Español

Posted on: May 10, 2017

Avoid the Online Vital Record Ordering Websites

County Clerk Wyckoff advises against using expensive online services that offer to act as agents for expediting your vital certificate applications as you can obtain the same record from our office at a much lower cost.

Those entitled to obtain certified o...

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Downloadable request forms... County Clerk News
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Solicitor Registration and Credentials

Spring is the time for daffodils, warmer weather, and sales people at your front door. Solicitors seeking door-to-door purchases or orders are required to comply with a County Board adopted ordinance when working in unincorporated Lake County.

Each solicit...

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Solicitor Registration Information and Application County Clerk News
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Planning a Lake County Ceremony?

Per the poem, five items have been traditionally collected to ensure a couple's happiness and long life together. 

Something old represents continuity,Something new offers optimism for the future,Something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness,So...

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Acceptable forms of identification and more inform County Clerk News

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC)

Were you impacted by the flood? The Resource Center opens today in Round Lake Beach where you can connect with the services and resources you need. There will be a special bus taking people from the Waukegan area to the Resource Center. Catch the bus at C...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Avoid Scams Targeting Flood Damage Victims

Unfortunately, disasters bring out criminals looking to prey on victims. Also, charity or donation scams are common after a disaster. Please remember the following tips:

  • Don’t offer personal financial information over the phone or on-line. Be war...
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County Homepage News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Assessment Notices are Being Mailed

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: July 11, 2017

"Fight the Bite" this mosquito season

Summer is here, and warmer temperatures mean more outdoor fun and more mosquitoes. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center reminds you to “Fight the Bite” and protect yourself and your family from West Nile virus,...

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Additional Info... Health Department News
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Rx for Health: Walking in Nature

Dr Wood explains a plant along the path

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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Additional Info... Health Department News

Posted on: March 1, 2016

Information about unemployment insurance

The Illinois Department of Employment Security handles unemployment claims electronically. Visit the IDES website at www.ides.illinois.gov or call 800-244-5631 with unemployment questions. Job seekers can access employment and training services at the Lak...

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Additional Info... Job Center News
Posted on: January 29, 2016

High Priority Occupation List

Individual training grants issued to qualified job seekers through the Lake County Workforce Development Dept. must be a program that leads to a high priority occupation.

Additional Info... Job Center News

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Lake County Launches New Integrated Permit and Inspection System

Lake County is pleased to announce that its new and improvedpermit and inspection system is now available to the public! This new
technology improves inter-departmental efficiencies, enhances customer service,improves communication, and reduces the a...

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Planning, Building & Development News

Posted on: July 22, 2017

Lake County Jail Officers Save Man Attempting Suicide

Duarte and Solomon

On July 11, 2017 at approximately 12:00PM, Lake County Corrections Officers Manuel Duarte and Timothy Solomon saved the life of an inmate attempting suicide.  

Officers Duarte and Solomon were conducting rounds in the Administrative Segregation Un...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Man in Mental Crisis Aided by Sheriff’s Crisis Intervention Team Deputies

On July 21, 2017 at approximately 11:00AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 38800 block of North Oakcrest Lane, Wadsworth, for a report of a man with a gun.  

After dispatching sheriff’s deputies to the sce...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Be Aware of Flood Related Fraud

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reminds Lake County residents of the increased risk of scammers attempting to capitalize on those impacted by flooding.  Often, in times of natural disaster there is an increase in door-to-door criminals...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Speed Awareness Day

During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 26th, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement.  In Illinois during 2015, speed...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Man Stabbed During Argument at Campground

Ozanick

On July 13, 2017 at approximately 1:00AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Chain O’Lakes State Park Campgrounds (39947 North State Park Road, Unincorporated Fox Lake) for a stabbing.  Sheriff’s deputie...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Unincorporated Libertyville Home Explosion

On July 12, 2017 at approximately 2:38PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to 1760 Sunnyview Road, unincorporated Libertyville for a report of an explosion.  When sheriff’s deputies arrived they found the home su...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Man Arrested After Threatening Lake County Judge

Carter

On July 11, 2017, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office became aware of a threat directed toward a Lake County Judge.  The threatening message was left on the voicemail extension of a Waukegan city employee.  In the message, the cal...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Wanted Gang Member Apprehended in Mobile, AL

Davidson

On July 11, 2017, members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team, U.S. Marshals Service – Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force (USMS-GLRFTF), and USMS-Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) apprehended Burkett ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Independence Day Traffic Safety Results

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies issued 85 citations during the recent Independence Day traffic safety campaign.  Of those citations, 42 seat belt tickets were written during day and nighttime patrols.

“The best protection in an ...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Goes Live with ‘Live PD’

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce A&E Network’s ‘Live PD’ will be riding with Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies beginning the week of July 10th.

The show airs ‘live&rsqu...

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Sheriff's Office News

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC)

Were you impacted by the flood? The Resource Center opens today in Round Lake Beach where you can connect with the services and resources you need. There will be a special bus taking people from the Waukegan area to the Resource Center. Catch the bus at C...

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Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Avoid Scams Targeting Flood Damage Victims

Unfortunately, disasters bring out criminals looking to prey on victims. Also, charity or donation scams are common after a disaster. Please remember the following tips:

  • Don’t offer personal financial information over the phone or on-line. Be war...
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Visit the 2017 Flood Information Page. Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Document Your Damage in the Flood Impact Form

Fill out this form and let us know about the individual flood damage to your property. This map shows where the reports are coming from - we've gotten 1,306 so far! This information helps us understand the impact of the flood disaster and assists with com...

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Flood Impact Form Stormwater Management Commission News
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Flooding Update

The National Weather Service has canceled flash flood advisories because storms have moved off to the east and south. No additional precipitation is forecast for Lake County in the foreseeable future. The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission is ma...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Cedar Lake Road to Close for Culvert Replacement

Cedar Lake Road will be closed from IL 120 to Nippersink Road for a culvert replacement project. The closure will start July 5, at 7 a.m. and remain closed through the end of August. This work is part of the Cedar Lake Road project.

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Bike Lake County

Are you out and about on your bike this summer? Find bike safety tips and connect to other resources, plus check out the mobile-friendly Bike Lake County app!

More Information Transportation News
Posted on: May 2, 2017

LCDOT Contributes to a Sustainable Lake County

Learn about current sustainable practices at LCDOT and what you can do to contribute to a sustainable transportation system in Lake County.

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