The Mayor, City Council and Staff in partnership with the school, fire, forest and park districts are dedicated to providing quality services to all Crest Hill residents.


The Building Department of Crest Hill reviews building plans, issues permit and contractor applications and performs inspections to ensure that construction conforms to applicable codes.  Check with the Building Department regarding permits for sheds, decks, swimming pools, fences, room additions, etc.

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Clerk’s Office

The City Clerk’s office maintains all city records and handles all inquiries from the public on official city documents. Visit the Clerk's office page for information and applications regarding: block parties, burglar alarm licenses, city stickers, curfew hours, emergency medical, forestry program, garage sale permits, handicapped parking tags, voting, city council meetings, agendas, and minutes, and more.

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General information about Lockport Township Fire Protection Services. For emergencies please dial 911. The City of Crest Hill is served by both the Lockport Township Fire Protection District and the Plainfield Township Fire Protection District depending on where the residents live within the City.

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General information about the Crest Hill Police Department. For emergencies please dial 911. The non-emergency number is 815-741-5111.  Visit the Police Department page for more information regarding: City Stickers, Weekly Crime Statistics, Police Beats Maps, Victim Services Assistance, Identity Theft Information, Frequently Asked Questions, Links and Information on Law Enforcement Agencies, Police Department Forms, and more.

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Streets & Public Works

The Streets & Public Works department repairs streets, flushes hydrants, replaces street signs, repairs water main breaks and plows snow.

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Water & Wastewater

General information about the Crest Hill Water Department.

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