1. National Voter Registration Day

    Every year, millions of Americans are unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, or are unsure of how to register. Volunteers will be working throughout Lake County to connect people with the ability to vote on Sept. 26. View Voter Registration Locations
  2. Walk-in Permit Applications Drop-off Time To Change

    Beginning Oct. 2, the hours of operation for receiving walk-in applications at the permit counter at the Lake County Central Permit Facility will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read on...
  3. Lake County Increases Minimum Legal Sales Age for Tobacco Products to 21 in Unincorporated Areas

    The County Board approved changes to its tobacco ordinance to increase the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products to 21. Effective Jan. 1, individuals in unincorporated Lake County must be at least 21 years of age to purchase tobacco products. Additional Info...
  4. Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead! You Can.

    The recent Lake County flooding and hurricanes impacting many parts of the country remind us of the importance of coming together as a family and community to prepare. As we observe National Preparedness Month this month, learn tips to help you prepare. Read on...
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Lake County Recognized Nationally for Communication Efforts

Lake County is delivering on its mission and values of operational excellence and transparency, and toward that goal, the County is being recognized for its outstanding communications achievements with three national awards. The County’s website (www.lakecountyil.gov) received a first-place Savvy Award from the City, County Communications and Marketing Association (known as 3CMA) — the top award for overall website among local governments in the U.S.  The “Meet Mitch and Hitch” video also took home the first-place Savvy award for promotional video. This video features the State’s Attorney’s Office’s two facility dogs and showcases the meaningful work they do. Finally, for the “Most Creative Activity with Least Dollars Spent” category, the “Vote Like A Couch Potato” marketing campaign won a first-place Savvy.  3CMA received nearly 700 entries in various categories, and 3CMA volunteer judges from across the country reviewed entries and selected winners.