1. Recycle First, Trash Last

    If you’re starting your spring cleaning, think recycle first, trash last. The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) offers many options to recycle your household chemicals, electronics, shoes, clothing and textiles. Read on...
  2. Spring Hydrant Flushing is Underway

    Lake County Public Works semi-annual water hydrant flushing program has begun! Hydrant flushing will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., and will continue until all water mains throughout the system have been flushed. Read on...
  3. Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Application Outreach Sessions

    Attention seniors! Receive assistance filling out the 2018 Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Application at an upcoming outreach session. Additional Info...
  4. Milwaukee North Line Track Project Extended One Day

    The major tie replacement project between Libertyville and Fox Lake on the Milwaukee District North Line will be extended by one day. The one-day extension will result in a disruption of service between Fox Lake and Lake Forest on Sunday, April 29. Additional Info...
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Understanding Your Property Tax Bill

Lake County property owners will soon get their property tax bills in the mail. The Lake County Treasurer collects and distributes taxes on behalf of 200+ taxing bodies in the county. In this video, Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor explains how high property taxes are directly linked to the high number of taxing bodies and takes a closer look at how the Lake County Board is working to reduce the property tax burden through consolidation efforts. Watch Now

Your Property Tax Distribution
Check out our new online map to see how your individual property taxes are distributed (for any parcel) and how to contact those taxing bodies. Just type in your address, click on the magnifying glass, and click on the property you want to see information on.