Due to changes in the Privacy Act regulations, all water bills are now enclosed in envelopes.
Village Stickers - Per Village ordinance 80.02, any vehicle registered or parked on a continuing or permanent basis at any address within the Village must have a current vehicle sticker. Vehicle stickers go on sale March 1st at the Village Hall and must be displayed by April 30th. The sticker price increases effective May 1st. Failure to display Village stickers can result in citations issued for non-compliance.
Burning season ends April 15th of each year.
Yard waste pick-up begins in April. Yard waste stickers are available at the Village Hall for $2.50 each. All bags, cans, and bundles must have a sticker affixed to be picked up.
The Beach is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day with lifeguards on duty from May 25th - August 11th from 1:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Per ordinance 95.07 children under the age of 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult not less than 18 years of age.
Holiday Closing - Village Hall closings for 2013 are posted.
Groot Industries, Inc. has been selected as the exclusive hauler for residential refuse, recycling and yard waste. Groot will begin to service the residents of Round Lake Park February 6, 2013.
If you have any questions feel free to contact Groot at (877) 404-7668.
Leaf Burning is permitted on private property, NOT IN THE DITCHLINE, from September 15 - April 15 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Please be considerate of your neighbors, especially those with breathing disorders.
Watering Ban - During the period of May 15th to September 15th, a water ban remains in effect during the hours of 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. During this time period, residential water used for the purposes of vehicle washing or lawn sprinkling of water supplied by the Village of Round Lake Park is banned per Village ordinance.
Reduce Mosquito Population & Help Prevent West Nile Virus! - Did you know that mosquitoes can breed in just one teaspoon of standing water? After each rainfall empty water from containers in your yard such as empty planters, wheelbarrows and buckets (these are best stored upside down), and tires (for disposal information contact the IL EPA's Used Tire Program at 217-785-8604). Refill birdbaths with fresh water daily, cut the grass weekly, and keep roof gutters and downspouts clear of debris.
High Grass/Weeds - Owners or occupants of any property in the village who permits weeds and grass to grow to a height exceeding eight inches will be ticketed.
Garbage Pick Up - Trash collection begins at 6:00 AM on Wednesdays. Please put trash out early: if trash is not out when the collectors come through, they will not come back. The contract with Groot allows for the one wheeled container of normal household trash, the one wheeled container of recycling, and one small bulk item no heavier than 50 pounds that can be managed by one person. Anything above this limit must be pre-paid at the Village Hall at the rate of $2.50 per extra bag or can. A list of special pick up items and prices is available at the Village Hall. You must call Groot direct at (877) 404- 7668 to have white goods picked up.
- Recycling - Styrofoam, plastic toys, and plastic bags are not acceptable recyclable items. TVs and computers can be dropped off at a drop off center. For the nearest center and hours, call SWALCO at 847-336-9340 or log onto http://www.co.lake.il.us/swalco/.
- Please DO NOT mix yard waste with regular household trash or recycling - it contaminates the load which is rejected.
Parking - No motor vehicle, boat, or trailer may be parked on the grass of any property within the village limits. No overnight parking is allowed on any street within the village from 11:00 PM - 6:00 AM. Street parking is prohibited in the Willows of Greenwood and Lakeview Estates subdivisions at all times.
Parties/Social Gathering - If you are planning a party or social gathering that requires parking on the street you must notify the Police Department in writing at least one week prior to the event. If your guests are going to park on the street after 11:00 PM, you must contact CenCom at (847) 270-9111 (Fire & Police Dispatch) with vehicle make, model, and license plate numbers.
Selling? - When selling a property in Round Lake Park, a certificate of occupancy inspection, final water read, and the installation of a back flow prevention device are required by ordinance prior to closing. New owners must post a $200.00 water deposit and put the water bill in their name. Proper ID is required.
Renting? - When renting a property in Round Lake Park, a certificate of occupancy inspection, final water read, and the installation of a back flow prevention device are required by ordinance. Landlords must supply the Village Hall with a copy of the lease; renters (the person on the lease) must post a $200.00 water deposit and put the bill in their name. Proper ID is required.
Water Bills are mailed the 1st of every other month beginning January 1. The bills are due the 5th of the following month and shut off is the 3rd Monday of the due month. If you receive a delinquency notice and need to make payment arrangements you must call ONE (1) WEEK PRIOR to shut off. Renters must have their landlord call. NO LAST MINUTE ARRANGEMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. If water service is terminated, the full balance plus a $50.00 turn on fee must be paid in cash or money order before service will be reinstated. If your water bill is estimated (EST), please contact the Village Hall immediately to set up an appointment to have the problem assessed and fixed. If there is a problem with your bill, please do not wait until the bill is due to question it - call immediately.
Please be aware that all checks are processed the same day.
Voting by Mail - Illinois now has "no excuse voting" by mail for everyone. For your convenience, the Lake County Clerk's office offers a Permanent Voting by Mail Program. Enrollment forms are available online at www.VotingByMail.info or by calling 847-377-2406 to request a form.