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 The Department of Streets & Sanitation handles an average of one million service requests per year, each one making a difference in our communities.


Most Recent News (Streets and Sanitation (DSS))

Jul 7, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Tree Trimming Backlog Reduced By 80 Percent, On Track To Eliminate By Year’s End
Apr 18, 2016 Record Number of Community Residents Participate in Chicago's Annual Clean and Green Day of Service
Apr 13, 2016 City to Redirect 10 New Crews to Help Tackle Rodents in Chicago
Apr 1, 2016 Chicago Street Sweeping Season Begins Friday, April 1
Dec 30, 2015 City of Chicago Announces Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program
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Streets and Sanitation (DSS)

  • Phone: 312.744.4611
    Toll Free:
    TTY: 311
    Fax: 312.744.4737
  • 121 North LaSalle Street
    Room 1107
    Chicago, IL 60602   
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