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Public Works


The Public Works Department consists of seven operating sections that provide high-quality services to the citizens of Lake Forest. These sections include Building Maintenance, Engineering, Fleet Maintenance, Sanitation, Streets, Water Plant, and Water & Sewer. 

The mission of the Public Works Department is to respond to community needs consistent with policies determined by the City Council, maintain a working environment built upon trust, respect and citizen involvement, and achieve the City’s goal of being responsive to resident needs.

Below are links to specific operation section pages for further information on services provided: 

Public Works Department

800 North Field Drive
Lake Forest, IL
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Department Head:
Michael Thomas
Phone: 847-810-3540

Daniel Martin
Phone: 847-810-3561


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220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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