While flooding at your home is occurring, please call 847.810.3682.
If your basement or yard consistently floods, please consider scheduling a free consultation. Contact Jim Lockefeer, Public Works Analyst, at 847.810.3542.
Please click here to view the brochure about flash flooding, its dangers, and what you can do to prepare.
Sign up for Emergency Weather notifications here.
Below are links to important information shared at the October 19, 2017 Lake County Stormwater Management Commission's "Homeowners Floodproofing Workshop & Expo":
The City hosted a Storm Sewer Informational Meeting on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Gorton from 7-9 p.m. Please click here to view the meeting presentation.
The following documents were also available as handouts at the meeting
City's Stormwater Management Brochure
Lake Forest Collaborative for Environmental Leadership - Stormwater Brochure
Lake County Loan Assistance
Flooding $750 Tax Credit Sheet
Basement Flood Proofing Diagrams
Stormwater Policy & Stormwater Program Plan
The following information can be viewed at the links below:
The City of Lake Forest Stormwater Management Policy (Approved by City Council on March 7, 2016, Modifications Approved by City Council on February 19, 2019)
The City of Lake Forest Stormwater Management Program Plan
The City of Lake Forest IEPA Annual Facility Inspection Reports:
Sustainable Stormwater Practices
Permeable Driveways & Patios