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OPEN BURNING IN UNINCORPORATED LAKE COUNTY

The Lake County Board enacted an emergency ordinance that temporarily bans open burning in unincorporated Lake County through June 10, 2020. During this time, open burning is prohibited in the unincorporated areas.

Recreational fires that are no larger than 3’ x 3’ x 3’ used for warming, cooking, and other recreational purposes are not included in this ban. The temporary ban is in addition to existing prohibitions which include burning garbage, refuse, or construction materials. The length of the temporary ban is subject to extension by the Lake County Board in response to developing circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more details please refer to the County website https://www.lakecountyil.gov/4438/Open-Burning-in-Unincorporated-Lake-Coun

BOAT LAUNCH KEY UPDATE

Keys will be available for the boat launches at Lake Miltmore and Sand Lake May 1st at the Township Office. New locks will be put on May 1st. Keys will be available for purchase Monday – Friday from 9am to 12pm. Keys are $50 for Lake Villa Township Residents, cash or check ONLY. Exact change is preferred. You will need to present your proof of residency and license plate number for a parking sticker if you do not have one already.

The Township office is now open daily from 9 am to Noon for emergency services and our food pantry. We recommend calling in advance as we will only allow one resident in at a time.

If you have any needs outside of those hours please call 847-356-2116 and leave a message and we will call you back ASAP. You can also contact us be Email at Office@LakeVillaTownship.org.

The Assessors office is also closed to the public, you can call the Assessor’s office at 847-356-2383 or email at Assessor@lakevillatownship.org and they will address your issues.

The Highway department will also be available for emergency situations. If you have an issue please call 847-356-5831, or email at Highway@lakevillatownship.org.

If you have an emergency situation and the office is not open please call Supervisor Dan Venturi on my personal cell phone at 847-401-8822.

Thank you and please stay safe.

Daniel Venturi
Supervisor, Lake Villa Township

 

Lake Villa Township, covering approximately 26 square miles, was incorporated in 1913. The population as of 2012 was estimated to be 40,317. Our rolling countryside, many lakes, parks, forest preserves and mature woodlands offer numerous recreational opportunities. Five village boundaries extend into Lake Villa Township and the unincorporated area has approximately 37 active homeowner associations.

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