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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Assessment Appeals

Lake County Board of Review assessment appeal hearings are currently taking place.

View schedules here.....
Posted on: March 31, 2016

Are You Receiving All of the Property Tax Relief You Are Entitled To?

There are many homestead exemptions available to help homeowners save money on their property tax bills.

Find out more here...

Posted on: October 7, 2016


El registro de votantes estará disponible en todos los distritos electorales durante el 8 de noviembre, día de las elecciones.

El 4 de octubre, el Tribunal del 7º Circuito de Apelación cesó la orden judicial anteriormente interpuesta por el Tribunal d...Más información...

Elecciones Generales del 8 de Noviembre
Posted on: October 10, 2016


La SBOE reportó en julio que habían identificado señales de acceso no autorizado a su Base de Datos de Registro de Votantes de Todo el Estado. Medidas de seguridad adicionales fueron implementadas y la investigación subsiguiente mostró que ninguna informa...Más información...
Posted on: October 4, 2016

No espere en fila en el día de las elecciones.

El registro EN LÍNEA se ofrece mediante el sitio web de la Junta de Elecciones del Estado de Illinois ( hasta el 23 de octubre.

Hasta el 11 de octubre, usted se puede registrar en persona o por correo.Más información

Más información
Posted on: September 29, 2016

De una vista previa a su boleta de noviembre

Official Ballot

Usted puede dar una vista previa a su boleta personalizada después de ingresar a y confirmar su registro de votante. La boleta puede ser impresa, marcada, y llevada consigo a la cabina de votación como referencia.

De una vista previa a su boleta de noviembre
Posted on: August 2, 2016

Vote desde la comodidad de su sofá

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Las boletas de votación por correo estarán disponibles a partir del 29 de septiembre y hasta el 3 de noviembre. Para recibir una solicitud de boleta, llame al 847-377-2410 o haga clic en el enlace a continuación.

Información acerca de la votación por correo
Posted on: March 31, 2016

Poder del Votante - Su información electoral personalizada


Revise los nombres de los candidatos, examine los referendos, e imprima su bolete de muestra.

Someta una solicitud de boleta para cada una de las elecciones.

Localice un sitio conveniente de votación temprana y su sitio asignado para votar en del ...Continúe leyendo...

Enlace a la página de Poder del Votante

Posted on: October 23, 2016


You can vote at any early voting site regardless of where you live. Hours and dates vary at the 14 different locations.

Find your closest location.
Posted on: July 24, 2016

VOTE BY MAIL - Until Nov. 3

Couch potato voting

Voting by mail ballots are available until11/3. To receive your ballot application, call 847.377.2410 or click on the link below.

Voting by Mail information
Posted on: September 29, 2016


Official Ballot

You can preview your personalized ballot after logging onto and confirming your registration. The ballot can be printed, marked, and taken into the voting booth as a reference.

Preview your ballot
Posted on: September 30, 2016

ELECTION UPDATE: Voter registration will be available Election Day.

Voter registration will be available in all precinct polling locations on Election Day, November 8.

On October 4, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals stayed the previous U.S. District Court order enjoining Election Day In-Precinct Registration -- which me...Read on...

November 8, 2016 General Election
Posted on: October 8, 2016


The SBOE reported in July that they had identified signs of unauthorized access into its State-Wide Voter Registration Data Base. Additional security measures were implemented and the ensuing investigation showed that no voting history information or vot...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Learn About Sheriff’s Office Initiatives at Town Hall Meetings

Learn about the various initiatives the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is leading by attending one of five town hall meetings at locations throughout Lake County. Topics will include implementation of body-worn cameras, mental health initiatives, and more.

View the town hall meeting dates and locations.
Posted on: October 21, 2016

Election Day Is Almost Here. Find Out Where to Vote, Register, Preview Your Ballot and More

The November 8 election is fast approaching. View a list of the candidates, how and where to vote, how to preview your ballot and more on our November 8 Election Page.

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Pay County Fines, Avoid Collection Fees During Amnesty Week

All collection fees will be waived on any past due fines to Lake County during Amnesty Week, Oct. 24 to 28. Full and partial payments will be accepted. You can pay by phone by calling 847-377-3239, or by visiting any Circuit Clerk branch location from 8:3...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Protect yourself! Get the flu vaccine this fall

The most important step that you can take to protect yourself against the flu is to get an annual flu vaccine. Find out why you should get a flu vaccine, and where to get one. Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Health Department Encourages Residents to Get the Flu Shot this Fall

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The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is encouraging residents to get a flu vaccine this fall. For the 2015-2016 flu season, two deaths and 31 intensive care unit admissions were associated with complications brought on by influenza in...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Avoid Bats to Prevent the Spread of Rabies

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The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is urging residents to avoid bats. During fall, people may encounter bats more frequently since some bats are migrating and others are looking for winter quarters, which may be people’s attics. Whi...Read on...

Additional Info...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

During October, the Job Center will feature guest speakers who will discuss job accommodations, finances and fair housing.

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 10, 2016

Customer Satisfaction Survey


Did you visit the Job Center in Waukegan or our satellite site in Grayslake? Please answer 5 questions about your visit!

Take the survey
Posted on: January 29, 2016

Read our latest Success newsletter!

Learn how job seekers, trainees and businesses made the employment connection!

Success 2016 v.1 (PDF)
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Information about unemployment insurance

The Illinois Department of Employment Security handles unemployment claims electronically. Call 800-244-5631 with unemployment questions. Call 800-244-5631 with unemployment questions or visit the IDES website. Job seekers can access employment and trai...Read on...

Additional Info...

Posted on: February 17, 2016

The Lake County Code of Ordinances is Now Available to the Public

Lake County has worked with each department and elected office to compile and codify all County Codes and Ordinances. Please contact the Planning, Building, and Development Department at 847.377.2600 with any questions.

The Lake County Code is searcha...Read on...

Complete Lake County Code

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Lead and Your Water Supply

Lead in drinking water has been an increasingly important topic especially with the recent situation in Flint, Michigan.

Lead Frequently Asked Questions
Posted on: February 25, 2016

What's My Water Quality?

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has people thinking more about what comes out of their tap. Lake County Public Works provides water to customers across Lake County. To learn more about what we are doing to protect your local drinking water quality and...Read on...

Lake County Water Treatment Program

Posted on: October 25, 2016

Fatal Unincorporated Antioch Traffic Crash

On October 24, 2016, at approximately 10:15PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic crash with injuries in the area of West North Avenue and Burning Bush Lane, Unincorporated Antioch. When sheriff’s deputies arrived they located a 2011 C...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Lake County Sheriff’s Office to Host Five Town Hall Meetings

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce five upcoming town hall meetings. Each of the five town hall meetings will be held at different locations throughout Lake County. Sheriff Mark Curran, Undersheriff Ray Rose, and many other members ...Read on...

Posted on: October 23, 2016

Serious Wadsworth Traffic Crash

On October 23, 2016 at approximately 3:30AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to North Dilleys Road, north of West Anna Road, Wadsworth, for a traffic crash with injuries. When sheriff’s deputies arrived, they located a 2004 Ford F150 with ...Read on...

Posted on: October 23, 2016

Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force Arrest Documented Street Gang Member


The Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force, along with North Chicago Police Department, concluded a two-month long investigation with the arrest of a documented street gang member.

On four separate occasions, Daniel R. Blalock, 19, of the 900 block of...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Vernon Hills Man Charged for Long Grove Burglary

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On October 20, 2016, at approximately 4:00AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 3000 block of Country Lane, Long Grove, for a burglary in progress. When sheriff’s deputies arrived, they learned the homeowner and his family were initially as...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Response to Media Release Issued by ‘FOP Lodge #66’

In response to a media release issued by ‘FOP Lodge #66,’ the Lake County Sheriff’s Office wants to make it clear that ‘FOP Lodge #66’ is in no way, shape, or form, associated or connected with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The press releases they co...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Lake County Jail Awarded National Accreditation

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office proudly announces the Lake County Jail has been awarded the National Accreditation for Corrections by the American Correctional Association (ACA), for the fourth consecutive time.

When presented the award, the ACA pra...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2016

Man Found Deceased on Green Bay Road in Beach Park

On October 8, 2016, at approximately 9:50AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 39100 block of North Green Bay Road, Beach Park, for a report of a person down. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and located Matthew J. Strait, 33, of Zion, dece...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warns Community of New “Creepy Clown” Trend

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is taking proactive measures on individuals acting disorderly while wearing costumes or dressed as clowns, a new trend known as “creepy clown.” This new trend has caused an increase in reports across the nation of offende...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (ANHMP) Update 2017

Public comments for the ANHMP can be directed to:
Sharon Østerby 500 W Winchester Road
Suite 201Libertyville IL 60048

The community questionnaire will remain available until November 21, 2016, which c...More details...

ANHMP Document
Posted on: October 25, 2016

Public Notice: Proposed Mill Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank 2

The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) is hereby requesting public comments by November 25, 2016 on a proposed 10.5-acre wetland mitigation bank in unincorporated Newport Township, Lake County, Illinois. The proposed mitigation bank, whic...More details...

Mill Creek Mitigation Bank 2 Prospectus

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Lake County PASSAGE Survey

Lake County PASSAGE puts local traffic information at your fingertips! View a map current road conditions, get congestion information and view camera images at major intersections. Please provide your feedback:

Take Survey
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Bike Lake County

Did you know that the Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is more than just roads? LCDOT has about 60 miles of bike paths and bike lanes as part of the Lake County highway system and continues to consider non-motorized travel a high priority.

Learn More