Palos Hills Bargain Days

The City of Palos Hills will be having their garage sales the weekend of September 29, 30 and 31.  In addition, the Community Center will be having its Trash to Treasures Sale on Saturday, September [...]


Come join us for a Grinchmas Breakfast on Saturday, December 9, from 10:00-11:30am.  For more information, call 708-430-4500.  Must be pre-registered.

Cook County Forest Preserve

The Cook County Forest Preserve offers many recreational opportunities and events throughout the county, many close to the City of Palos Hills. Interactive Map The Forest Preserve has released an interactive map to help explore [...]

2023 Chipper Schedule

The 2023 Chipper Schedule is now available on the City's website or via the link: A printed copy of the schedule will also be included in the forthcoming March water bill to be mailed [...]

October 2022 – Ward 2 News letter

Dear Residents, With school in session please be aware of children. School zones and all residential streets are 20 M.P.H. Handicap Parking: There is a $350.00 fine for illegally parking in a handicap space and [...]

July 2022 – Ward 2 News letter

Dear Residents, Please call 9-1-1 if you see anything suspicious. The phone numbers for Southwest Central Dispatch are 9-1-1 or 708-598-2151. With immediate notification to the police, officers will be able to address any situation [...]

Find a COVID-19 vaccine near You

The Cook County Department of Public Health has launched a web portal to help those searching for a location to vaccinate against the COVID-19 virus. Visit for more information.

Bennett Park Dedication

On Saturday, June 19, Bennett Park was officially dedicated. Various highlights and video of the Dedication Ceremony can be viewed on YouTube at

Cook County Phase 5 Reopening Guidance

Cook County Department of Public Health Officials Announce Phase 5 Reopening Guidance in Suburban Cook County Forest Park, IL—Today, the Cook County Department of Public Health is issuing COVID-19 Phase 5 reopening guidance removing all [...]

COVID-19 Vaccinations Walk-ins Welcome

In coordination with Cook County Department of Public Health and Cook County Government, Walk-ins are now welcome at six of the mass vaccination sites throughout the county. Walk-ins are welcome, but to make an appointment [...]

Parks hiring part-time Night Monitor

The Palos Hills Community Center is currently seeking a part-time Night Monitor for the Community Center.  Approximate hours are Mondays, 4:30-8:30 pm, Tuesdays, 4:30-7:30 pm, and Thursdays, 4:30-8:00 pm.  Must be 18 years or older.  [...]

More House for your Money:

In a recent article published by, the article reviews 10 suburbs across the US whose housing pricing offered more square footage compared to surrounding larger metro areas. The City of Palos Hills was ranked [...]

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program

Cook County is currently in Phase 1b which includes individuals 65 and over and front line essential workers.  Vaccine supply is extremely limited at this time. Please be patient. Cook County Government, Cook County Health [...]

Message from the Mayor: 10/26/2020

October 26, 2020 Dear Residents, The Illinois Department of Public Health announced today that effective 12:001 am on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 all restaurants and bars will not be able to have indoor dining until [...]

Message from Mayor Bennett

Due to the recent protests and civil unrest, I am pleased to announce that the City of Palos Hills has had no major crime or related incidents over the past four days. The Palos Hills [...]

Not all Heros wear capes

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the real heroes wear scrubs. Right now, across America, people are isolating themselves and practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The hardest thing that most of us must [...]

Public Meetings during COVID-19

The City of Palos Hills understands the necessity to continue with its business operations as much as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. The City Council will continue with its scheduled Council Meetings on the pre-scheduled [...]

Local Food Pantries

Here is a list of local food pantries: PALOS HEIGHTS Palos United Methodist Church Food Pantry 12101 S. Harlem Ave., Palos Heights, IL (708) 448- 0798 Service boundaries are: 79th St. to the north, 135th St. [...]

Public Safety and COVID-19

Residents and Visitors to the City of Palos Hills, The Palos Hills Police Department is committed to serving our residents and guests. In light of the rapidly evolving situation as a result of the Coronavirus [...]

Shopping Pick up

During this time, some of us may not want to shop with other individuals.  Walmart and Jewel each offer options for picking up your groceries.  For information, log onto and

Coronavirus Disease

The Illinois Department of Public Health has been providing continual updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) available on their website at

Text to 911 Now Available

“Call when you can, Text when you can’t” Available May 15, 2018 Palos Hills Police now have the capability to receive and send text to 9-1-1 messages from cellular phones. Text messaging is one of [...]

Red Light Statistical Analysis Report

Per the Illinois Compiled Statutes, the City of Palos Hills is making available the Red Light Running Statistical Analysis Report for the automated traffic law enforcement systems located within the City. Report for 111th Street [...]

Capital Improvement Fee

Dear Resident, The City of Palos Hills and 11 other communities receive 100% of their drinking water through the Oak Lawn Regional Water System. Due to a lack of redundancy, capacity, growth, and several infrastructure [...]