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Streets & Sanitation

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

 Snow Clearing/Winter 2015-2016

Alerts (Streets & Sanitation)

High Alert Jul 31, 2015 Chicago City Council Eliminates "Grandfathered Clause"

Most Recent News (Streets & Sanitation)

Nov 20, 2015 Chicago Winter Overnight Parking Ban Goes into Effect December 1
Nov 19, 2015 Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation Prepared for First Winter Storm of the Season
Nov 16, 2015 City Of Chicago Asks Residents to Go Bagless When Recycling In Blue Carts
Oct 19, 2015 Department Of Streets and Sanitation To Coordinate Bagged Leaf Collection This Fall
Oct 6, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces 10 Additional Crews Are Being Redirected to Forestry To Completely Eliminate Tree Trimming Backlog
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Department Main Office

Streets & Sanitation

  • 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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