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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.


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High Alert Apr 1, 2016 "Liquid Application of Anti-Icing Materials" Testing Program will be conducted during the 2016-2017 Winter Season

Most Recent News (Streets and Sanitation (DSS))

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
Dec 10, 2015 Chicago Unveils New Educational Website Designed to Help Make Recycling Easy
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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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