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Posted on: July 18, 2017

PTAX-245 Disaster Area Application for Reassessment

You may qualify for assessment relief by filling out the Disaster Area Application for Reassessment. Forms can be emailed to  (please make sure to include any supporting documentation if applicable) or can be mailed to:


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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Board of Review Hearing Schedules

View the Board of Review calendar of hearings here.

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: June 7, 2017

2017 Tax Assessment Help Centers

Residents will work one on one with a member of the Chief County Assessment Office staff for personal assistance with evaluating their property tax assessment. The county provides valuable web applications to the public, which will be utilized during thes...

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Property Tax Relief

There are multiple homestead exemptions available to homeowners which include Seniors, Veterans and Disabled Persons. Find out more information on our Tax Relief page!

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Chief County Assessment News

Posted on: August 11, 2017

2018 Notice of Funding Availability

Notice of Funding Availability

August 11, 2017

Lake County and the Cities of Waukegan and North Chicago hereby announce the anticipated availability of funds under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emerge...

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Community Development News

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Candidatos prospectivos del 2018

PREPARACIONES PARA LAS ELECCIONES DEL 2018 – Los paquetes de petición para la nominación de candidatos y los requisitos de firmas para las elecciones primarias del 20 de marzo del 2018 estarán disponibles en l&am...

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Paquetes de petición County Clerk - Español
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Evite los sitios web que ofrecen tramitar su solicitud de registros civiles

La Secretaria del Condado Wyckoff aconseja contra el uso de servicios costoso en línea que ofrecen actuar como agentes para acelerar su solicitud de registros civiles ya que usted puede obtener los mismos registros en nuestra oficina y por un c...

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Formularios descargables para solicitar registros County Clerk - Español
Posted on: May 2, 2017

¿Está planeando realizar una ceremonia en el Condado de Lake?

Según el poema, tradicionalmente 5 artículos son necesarios para asegurar la felicidad de las parejas y una vida larga juntos.

  • Algo antiguo representa continuidad
  • Algo nuevo ofrece optimismo para el futuro
  • Algo prestado simboliza la fel...
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Documentos de identificación aceptables y más info County Clerk - Español
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Credenciales y registro de vendedor ambulante

La primavera es la época de flores, clima cálido, y de vendedores ambulantes que se presentan a su puerta. Los vendedores que solicitan compras o que toman pedidos de articulos o servicios de puerta en puerta, se les requiere que cum...

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Solicitud e información para vendedores County Clerk - Español

Posted on: August 1, 2017

Prospective Candidates for 2018

Election Ahead - Candidate Filing


The dates listed below are in compliance with the Illinois Election Code for established political party candidates wishing to appear on the March 2018 ballot.

August 28, 2017

Courtesy Nominating Petition Packets and Sign...

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Petition Packets County Clerk News
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Avoid the Online Vital Record Ordering Websites

County Clerk Wyckoff advises against using expensive online services that offer to act as agents for expediting your vital certificate applications as you can obtain the same record from our office at a much lower cost.

Those entitled to obtain certified o...

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Downloadable request forms... County Clerk News
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Planning a Lake County Ceremony?

Per the poem, five items have been traditionally collected to ensure a couple's happiness and long life together. 

Something old represents continuity,Something new offers optimism for the future,Something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness,So...

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Acceptable forms of identification and more inform County Clerk News
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Solicitor Registration and Credentials

Spring is the time for daffodils, warmer weather, and sales people at your front door. Solicitors seeking door-to-door purchases or orders are required to comply with a County Board adopted ordinance when working in unincorporated Lake County.

Each solicit...

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Solicitor Registration Information and Application County Clerk News

Posted on: August 14, 2017

Get Your Property Assessment Questions Answered

The property tax process can be confusing! As blue property assessment notices are mailed, you may have questions about what goes into determining your property tax bill, property assessments, and how to file an appeal. Watch this edition of Lake County U...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

July 2017 Flood by the Numbers

Lake County was inundated by VERY heavy rain. Some communities received over seven inches of rain in a 24-hour period. The rain not only led to flash flooding but also resulted in flooding to our major rivers that prolonged flooding in several areas.

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

"Fight the Bite" this mosquito season

Summer is here, and warmer temperatures mean more outdoor fun and more mosquitoes. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center reminds you to “Fight the Bite” and protect yourself and your family from West Nile virus,...

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Additional Info... Health Department News
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Rx for Health: Walking in Nature

Dr Wood explains a plant along the path

The simple act of walking, especially in nature, can improve your overall health, both physically and mentally. The Lake County Forest Preserves, the Lake County Health Department and NorthShore University Health System have teamed up to bring “...

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Additional Info... Health Department News

Posted on: August 1, 2017

Learn English or prepare for your high school equivalency tests-free!

The College of Lake County is currently enrolling individuals for free English or high school equivalency classes. Call 847.543.2021 or 847.543.2445

Additional Info... Job Center News
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Attention community service agencies!

Print and fill out a referral form with your customer.  Identify event at workshop times by visiting our calendar at  A Job Center staff member will sign the form when the designated service has been complete...

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Additional Info... Job Center News
Posted on: January 29, 2016

High Priority Occupation List

Individual training grants issued to qualified job seekers through the Lake County Workforce Development Dept. must be a program that leads to a high priority occupation.

Additional Info... Job Center News
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Information about unemployment insurance

The Illinois Department of Employment Security handles unemployment claims electronically. Visit the IDES website at or call 800-244-5631 with unemployment questions. Job seekers can access employment and training services at the Lak...

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Additional Info... Job Center News

Posted on: August 18, 2017

Labor Day Traffic Safety Campaign

This Labor Day, families and friends will be celebrating the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time is also a dangerous time on our roads, as many alcohol and drug-impaired drivers get behind the wheel after celebrating. For this reason, the Lake Cou...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Lake County Sheriff’s Corrections Officers and Court Security Officers Save Life of Man Overdosing

Corrections Officers - Naloxone

On August 16, 2017, three Lake County Sheriff’s Correctional Officers saved the life of a man suffering an opioid overdose in a courtroom.

Just before 10:30AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Court Security Officers observed a 24 year-old man slu...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies Seize Nearly 50 Pounds of Cannabis


On August 11, 2017, two Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies seized nearly 50 pounds of cannabis during a traffic stop.

At approximately 12:30PM, Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle without any visible registration, on Ro...

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Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 13, 2017

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies Recover Two Stolen Cars, Arrest Three


On August 12, 2017, Lake County Sheriff’s Detectives and members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force were conducting an auto theft/car burglary saturation patrol.  During the detail, a Lake County Sheriff’s ...

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Sheriff's Office News

Posted on: August 15, 2017

2017 Deicing Workshop

2017 Deicing Flyer

Businesses large and small, both private and public, have to balance safety with effective ice and snow removal practices in their winter maintenance programs. Road salt is the most commonly used tool to manage snow and ice removal but there are other, mo...

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View the flyer Stormwater Management Commission News

Posted on: June 12, 2017

Bike Lake County

Are you out and about on your bike this summer? Find bike safety tips and connect to other resources, plus check out the mobile-friendly Bike Lake County app!

More Information Transportation News
Posted on: May 2, 2017

LCDOT Contributes to a Sustainable Lake County

Learn about current sustainable practices at LCDOT and what you can do to contribute to a sustainable transportation system in Lake County.

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