16226 Wausau Avenue
South Holland, IL 60473
We encourage you to
call with your questions.
Keep Your South Holland Home Running Smoothly
Com Ed (Commonwealth Edison)
Nicor Gas (Northern Illinois Gas)
AT&T (formerly known as SBC)
Residents have three choices for cable television providers.
Wide Open West (WOW) 866-496-9669
Public Access Channel for WOW is Channel 6
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.
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 The amount is generally withdrawn on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)
Minimum bill for water is $7.18. Total Minimum bill including
water, garbage pick-up, and sewer is $27.41
$3.59 per 1000 gallons for the first 25,000 gallons.
$3.04 per 1000 gallons for the next 26,000 to 125,000 gallons.
$2.95 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) = $19.76 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.
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
Motorcycle stickers affix to the license plate.
Vehicle Sticker Rates:
Passenger cars - $25.00
Trucks & Motor Homes - $35
Trucks with C plates & higher - $60
Motorcycles - $20
Senior Citizens (65 years of age and older) - $10.00 discount
Please make checks payable to "Village of South Holland"
Allied Waste (formerly Groen Waste) provides residential
garbage pick-up services for the Village. Two different toters are
used. Brown toters are for regular household waste. Blue toters are
for yard waste.
One brown toter goes with each home. Blue toters and additional
brown toters can be leased directly from Allied Waste for $30 each per
year. Call 708-385-8252. While the blue toters are for yard waste from April 1 to December
1, residents may use the blue toters for regular household garbage
during the winter months of December, January, February, and
March. Residents MUST NOT place household garbage in the
blue toters April through November.
As an alternate to the blue 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 blue toters must fit inside the toter.
Small branches placed next to the toter will also be picked up by
Allied 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
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 Allied’s services, first attempt to 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.
Small branches placed next to toter will be picked up by Allied
Waste 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
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 wth four
locations where residents can deposit paper, glass, plastics, and
metal cans. Residents are encouraged to utilize these Drop-Off
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
Paarlberg Park: 172nd and Paxton
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.
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.
Driver’s License Bureau: 800-252-8980
General Phone for all Facilities: 312-793-1010
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.