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Keep Your South Holland Home Running Smoothly

Keep Your South Holland Home Running Smoothly

Com Ed (Commonwealth Edison)

Natural Gas
Nicor Gas (Northern Illinois Gas)

AT&T (formerly known as SBC)

Cable TV / Satellite Dishes
Cable Modems / VoIP Telephone
Residents have three choices for cable television providers.
Wide Open West (WOW) 866-496-9669
    Public Access Channel for WOW is Channel 6
ComCast 866-594-1234
    Public Access Channel for ComCast is Channel 4
AT&T U-Verse 800-288-2020
    Public Access Channel for AT&T U-Verse is Channel 99
All three providers also offer High-speed internet connections via cable modems, as well as Voice over IP Telephone service.
Satellite Dishes 18 inches and smaller do not require permits but they must be mounted out of sight from the street. For further details, call the Code Enforcement office at 210-2915.

Water Bills
Residents can pay their water bill automatically from their checking account. You will receive a notice of the amount to be debited from your account. The amount is generally withdrawn on the first business day after the 17th of the month. To register for automatic payment, bring the following information to the Clerk’s office in the Village Hall:
1. Your bank or financial institution’s name.
2. A voided check (or your routing number).
3. Your checking account number.

Residents are invoiced monthly and payments are due by the 20th of each month.
The breakdown of your water bill is provided below: (Note that gallons are read in thousands)
Rates effective March 1, 2014

  • Minimum charge for water is $11.02. Total Minimum bill including water, garbage pick-up, and sewer is $34.50
  • $5.51 per 1000 gallons for the first 25,000 gallons.
  • $4.87 per 1000 gallons for the next 26,000 to 125,000 gallons.
  • $4.76 per 1000 gallons over 126,000 gallons and up.
  • Sewer rate = $.47 X the number of gallons used.
  • Flat = $.38 per month.
  • Refuse (Garbage Pick-Up) = $23.10 per month.

Please make check payable to “Village of South Holland.”
To determine if you have a water leak, turn off ALL sources of water (faucet, hose, dishwasher, washing machine, ice maker, etc.). Check the red triangle dial on your water meter. If all sources of water have been securely turned off and the meter is moving, a leak exists somewhere in your home. It may be necessary to call a plumber to locate and repair the leak.

Vehicle Stickers
Motor vehicle stickers are required for all motor vehicles within the Village limits. The sale of stickers begins June 1st of each year and all vehicles must have the current year's sticker properly affixed by July 1st. Stickers purchased after August 1st are assigned a late fee of 50% of the amount due.
New residents have 30 days from the date of moving in to obtain a valid vehicle sticker. Residents have 30 days from the date of purchase to obtain a valid vehicle sticker for a newly purchased vehicle. A valid sticker can be transferred to a newly purchased vehicle for $1.
Sticker must be displayed in the lower right hand corner of your windshield.
Motorcycle stickers affix to the license plate.

Vehicle Sticker Rates:

  • Passenger cars - $40
  • Trucks & Motor Homes - $55
  • Trucks with C plates & higher - $95
  • Motorcycles - $30
  • Senior Citizens (65 years of age and older) receive a 50% discount

Please make checks payable to "Village of South Holland"

Republic Services (formerly Allied Waste) provides residential garbage pick-up services for the Village. Two different toters are used. Garbage toters are for regular household waste. Yard Waste toters are for yard waste only.
One garbage toter goes with each home. Yard Waste toters and additional garbage toters can be leased directly from Republic Services for $30 each per year. Call 708-385-8252.
While the yard waste toters are for yard waste only from April 1 to December 1, residents may use the yard waste toters for regular household garbage during the winter months of December, January, February, and March. Residents MUST NOT place household garbage in the yard waste toters April through November.
As an alternate to the yard waste toter, residents may use degradable paper bags for yard waste as long as the bags can be handled and loaded by one man without breakage or tearing.
Any branches placed in yard waste toters must fit inside the toter. Small branches placed next to the toter will also be picked up by Republic Services if they are bundled in lengths of 4 feet or less and tied with twine. Individual branches must not exceed 4 inches in diameter.
You may place items such as washers, dryers, hot water heaters, furniture, furnaces, stoves, air conditioners, refrigerators, carpet, box springs, and mattresses out with your regular garbage pick-up. Do not place these items on the curb prior to the night before your pick up day.
No garbage or toters should be placed on the curb prior to the night before your pick up day. Empty toters should be retrieved as soon as possible after garbage is collected, especially on windy days.
The Public Works Department will pick up items such as branches, concrete, lumber, dirt, sod, stone, metal, and dead animals. Call 339-2323 to place your address on the list for pickup. Most pickups are scheduled within 48 hours.
Have sufficient containers for all your garbage. This will prevent garbage from blowing around the neighborhood and will help keep our community beautiful.
If you have a concern with Republic Services, call them directly at 385-8252 to resolve the issue. If you are unable to resolve the issue, call the Village of South Holland administration office at 210-2904.

Tree Branch Pick-Up
Small branches placed next to toter will be picked up by Republic Services if they are bundled in lengths of 4 feet or less and tied with twine. Individual branches must not exceed 4 inches in diameter.
The Public Works Department will pick up branches that are placed on the curb line. Public Works employees may not remove branches from other parts of the yard. Tree branch pick-up takes place on the day after your normal garbage pick-up, no need to call for branch pick-up. Tree branch pick-up service ends November 15 so the trucks can be outfitted with snow plows. Pick-up service resumes April 1st.
Whole Christmas trees may be placed curbside for pick up during the first two weeks of January.

The Village has a Drop-Off Center Recycling program with three locations where residents can deposit paper, glass, plastics, and metal cans. Residents are encouraged to utilize these Drop-Off Centers.

Rear of the South Holland Public Library: 16250 Wausau Avenue
Van’O Park/Legion Hall: 157th and Orchard
Walt’s Food Center (north parking lot): 16145 State Street

Snow Removal
It is a violation of Village Ordinance to park on the street after a snowfall of TWO INCHES. Because snow plows need to work efficiently to keep streets clean and safe, your vehicle may be towed at your expense.
As plows clear the streets, they push the snow toward the curb. That snow will be pushed in front of driveway entrances. There is no way to avoid this. Each resident is responsible for clearing enough of this snow to allow access to their driveway. Residents may choose to hire a teen or plow service to assist them. The highest priority of the Public Works plow drivers must be to make the streets as safe as possible for vehicle traffic and the passage of emergency vehicles. Please be aware that 90 miles of South Holland streets must be kept clear and salted.
Do not shovel or blow snow into the street. This is a safety hazard. The snow in front of your driveway entrance should be moved to the grass parkway or the yard.

Before You Dig
Call J.U.L.I.E. at 800-892-0123 to have any power and utility lines marked before you dig a flowerbed, plant a tree, or put in a pool.

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Driver’s License Bureau: 800-252-8980
General Phone for all Facilities: 312-793-1010

Chicago Heights DMV
570 West 209th Street, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm, Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Midlothian DMV
Midlothian Plaza, 14434 South Pulaski, Midlothian, IL 60445
Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday. Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Chicago South DMV
9901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Chicago, IL 60628
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm, Closed Saturday & Sunday.

South Holland CDL Facility (Commercial Drivers License)
41 W. 162nd St. in South Holland, IL 60473
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Village of South Holland  -  16226 Wausau Avenue  -  South Holland, Illinois 60473  -  708-210-2900
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