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Welcome to the Village of Beach Park. This page was created to guide you to information you need to get settled in. Our web site is a great resource for new and existing residents -- it is ever-changing and updated regularly. Visit often to learn what’s going on in your Village. 

Contact Information

Visit the Contact Us page for location and hours. If you need additional help, please give us a call at 847-746-1770.

  • Lake County Sheriff’s Department
    Emergency: 911
    Non-Emergency: 847-549-5200

  • Beach Park Fire Department & Rescue Non-Emergency: 847-662-2642

  • Newport Fire Department
    39010 Caroline Avenue,  Wadsworth, IL 60083
    Non Emergency: 847-336-1080

  • Winthrop Harbor Fire Department Non Emergency: 847-872-5957

  • Lake County Animal Control: 847-949-9925

  • Lake County Health Department: 847-377-8020

Beaches

Beautiful beaches add to the recreational wealth of Beach Park residents. We are lucky to have Illinois Beach State Park forming the eastern border of our community.

Volunteer for an Adopt-a-Beach event!   http://greatlakesadopt.org/

Driver's Licenses

A new resident from out-of-state has 90 days in which to obtain an Illinois driver’s license. A written test, based on the Rules of the Road manual from the Secretary of State’s office, as well as a vision test are required. Those with a valid out-of-state driver’s license are not required to take the road test. The Rules of the Road booklet may be obtained from any of the Secretary of State offices. More information can be located at the Cyber-Drive Illinois website.

I Drive Safely

Getting Around

There is a lot to do in the area! Visit the Visitors section of our website and the Village Profile page for more information.

Hospitals

Household Hazardous Waste

The Village DOES NOT collect household hazardous waste. Visit the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) website to find a list of accepted materials and facilities that collect this waste.

Leaf Season

Property owners and residents may burn dry leaves and other landscape waste only during the months of April through November between the hours of dawn to dusk. If you wish to burn during any other months, please apply at the Village Hall for a permit. Any person, firm or corporation committing a first violation will be fined not less than $50.00 & no more than $750.00 for each day the violation occurs.

Library Cards

Newspapers

  • News Sun / Copely Newspaper: 847-249-7249
  • Zion Benton News: 847-746-9000

Parking

No person shall stop, stand or park any type of motorized vehicle, whether attended or unattended between the hours of one o'clock (1:00) am and six o'clock (6:00) am (except as otherwise provided in subsection B of this section) or on a roadway, a sidewalk, an intersection, on a crosswalk, between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty feet (30') of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless a different length is indicated by signs or markings; or upon any bridge or other elevated structure; or on any railroad track; or within fifteen feet (15') of a fire hydrant; or within thirty feet (30') of a STOP sign; or in front of a public or private driveway. Parking will only be allowed where curbs and gutters currently exist, in an area that a parking plan is specified and posted, or between the hours of six o'clock (6:00) am and one o'clock (1:00) am the following day on the odd numbered side of the street. For the complete Ordinance regarding parking in the Village of Beach Park, please refer to Ordinance 10.08.

Snow Parking
It is unlawful for any person to park or permit to be parked or to leave standing, any motorized vehicle on any street or shoulder within the village limits at any time after a snow begins to fall and for a period of eight (8) hours after snow stops falling when the snow on the streets exceeds two inches (2") in depth, or until snow removal operations are completed.

Pets

Every dog and cat older than 4 (four) months residing in Lake County must be vaccinated against rabies and be registered. You may register your pet at:

Lake County Animal Shelter
29278 N. Route 83
Mundelein, IL 60060
Phone: 847-949-9925, extension 112

Additional information is available on the Lake County website.

Post Office

  • USPS Online

  • Wadsworth Post Office
    39067 N Caroline Avenue
    Wadsworth, IL 60083-8931
    847-662-6681

  • Waukegan Edison Square Post Office
    1519 N Lewis Avenue
    Waukegan, IL 60085-1700
    847-244-1400

  • Winthrop Harbor Post Office
    1706 Main Street
    Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096-1662

  • Zion Post Office
    1225 Shiloh Boulevard
    Zion, IL 60099-2683
    847-872-5403

Utilities

Find information on what company to call to get connected for service by visiting the Residential Utilities page of this site.

Vehicle Stickers

Vehicle Stickers For Residents of Beach Park are available for $2.00 each at the Village Hall. All you need to do is provide your vehicle registration form(s) as proof of registration. The stickers will expire December 31, 2017. If you are unable to come in during office hours to pick up a vehicle sticker, call us and we will make special arrangements for you.

Voter Registration, Polling Places and Precincts

8th Congressional District / 31st Senatorial District / 61st Representative District / County Board District #2. Take advantage of your right to vote by registering at your new address.