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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 & Sanitation)

Apr 7, 2014 Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation Announces Citywide Clean and Green Day of Action
Mar 27, 2014 Department of Streets and Sanitation Begins Aggressive Cleaning of Chicago Streets After Historic Winter
Dec 26, 2013 City of Chicago To Offer Christmas Tree Recycling at 23 Citywide Locations, January 4 through January 18, 2014
Nov 22, 2013 Annual Winter Overnight Parking Ban Starts 3am Sunday, December 1
Oct 21, 2013 Mayor Emanuel Announces Recycling Expansion Complete as Final Phase Reaches the Last 72,000 Households
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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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