New Residents

WELCOME TO FOREST PARK!

Below, please find important contact information regarding utility providers and other local regulations for your reference as you get settled into your new home here in our Forest Park Community.

 

Printable Village Calendar

 

Village of Forest Park – Water, Sewer, Refuse & Recycling To establish service:

  • Call 1-708-366-2323; or,
  • Email: waterdept@forestpark.net

Water Account Application

Automatic Debit Payment Program

Online Payments Nicor – Natural Gas To establish service:

  • Call 1-888-642-6748; or,
  • Online

ComEd – Electric

To establish service:

  • Call 1-800-334-7661; or,
  • Online

To report an outage:

 

View ComEd Outage Map

 

TV, Internet and Home Phone

 

AT&T TV and Internet

 

Comcast TV, Internet and Home Phone

 

Dish NetworkSatellite TV and Internet

 

DIRECTVSatellite TV and Internet

 

Hughes NetSatellite Internet

 

Other Village Regulations/Information/Reminders

 

Parking Regulations

 

Overnight Parking: On-street parking is prohibited in the Village of Forest Park from 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.  All vehicles must be parked legally on private property, or, residents may purchase a permit to park their vehicle in a night-only or 24-hour parking space in a municipal parking lot.  Residents whose overnight guests need to park on the street may complete this online formor call 708-366-7272 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. for permission.

 

Parking Permits: To obtain a permit to park either at night only or 24 hours a day in a municipal parking lot, visit or call Village Hall at 708-366-2323.  You may also purchase a parking permit online by clicking HERE.  Proof of residency is required.  Parking Permit Map

 

Abandoned Vehicles: Any vehicle in disrepair, parked in view, and not moved for seven (7) days will be ticketed and then towed.  The owner will be cited.

 

Vehicle Registration

 

Local: All Forest Park residents must promptly register their vehicles with the Village by purchasing a vehicle sticker by April 1 of each year or upon moving into the Village.  To purchase a sticker, complete and return this form or visit Village Hall with proof of residency and the title or state registration for each vehicle.  Further, the owner of any vehicle that is regularly housed or frequently parked in the Village must also purchase and display a vehicle sticker as outlined by Village Ordinance.

 

State: If you are new to Illinois, you must register your vehicles with the nearest Secretary of State Vehicle Service Office, where you may also obtain an Illinois Driver’s License.  To locate the nearest office, please visit www.cyberdriveillinois.com or call 1-800-252-8980.

 

Voter Registration

 

Residents may register to vote online or at the Village Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.  Two forms of identification are required.

 

Pets

 

Licenses: Within ten (10) days of obtaining a dog or cat, please purchase a license either by visiting Village Hall or by mail after completing this form.  Proof of current rabies inoculation is required.  Licenses are $10 per pet.

 

Rules: Pets must be leashed when not on private property.  Each dwelling is allowed 3 dogs and/or cats.  Remember to clean up after your pet!

 

Parks: Dogs are allowed in the Village-owned Dog Park, located at the southeast corner of Circle and Lehmer.  Dog Park permits are required and available at Village Hall or by clicking HERE.  The Park District of Forest Park operates other park facilities throughout town as well as offers a variety of programs for all ages.