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OFFICIAL NOTICE WATER DIVISION

UNIDIRECTIONAL HYDRANT FLUSHING 

The Village of Oak Lawn Water Division has contracted M.E. Simpson to perform necessary and preventative maintenance of the distribution system to ensure proper operation.

Accumulated sediment in the water main and fire hydrants will be flushed during normal business hours

Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Beginning September 25th through September 26th 2017

While flushing is underway short temporary periods of low pressure and discolored water can be expected, but DOES NOT present a health hazard.

To restore clarity to your tap water use a faucet with the aerator removed, or use a laundry sink faucet without an aerator, and flow the cold water until it clears.

M.E. Simpson will give notification by placing signs in the parkways of the areas they are working in. Questions call Water Department 708-499-7747

                     Locations of system maintenance are:

                     95th Street to 99th Street, Nashville to Harlem.

                     Please refrain from doing Laundry during these times if Possible

 

Any questions regarding this Flush Program may be directed to the Water Division at 708-499-7747.

Building Inspections

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Scheduling a Building Inspection
To schedule a building inspection by phone call 708-499-7800, or come to lower level of  Village Hall. Please do not leave inspection requests on voice mail, as there is no guarantee the request will be received. Inspectors will not take inspection requests in the field.  Please note that B&F Technical Services assists the Village with Building Inspections and inspectors may identify themselves as such.

Requesting an Inspection
When requesting an inspection please provide the following information:

  • Permit number
  • Address (building site)
  • Business name (if applicable)
  • Type of Inspection
  • Date and time
  • Phone number of requester

Inspections must be completed and approved before work on a project continues.

Electrical and Plumbing Inspections

Electrical inspections are conducted on Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 3pm and 7pm. To schedule an electrical inspection call 708-499-7803 at least 24 hours in advance of the requested inspections date.

Elevator Inspections

Thompson Elevator Inspection Service to conduct all semi-annual elevator inspections on behalf of the Village of Oak Lawn.

Health and Sanitation Inspections Relating to a Building Project

To schedule a Health inspection call 708-499-7820.

Fire Department Inspections Relating to a Building Project

To schedule an Inspection by the Fire Department call 708-499-7810

Finalizing Your Permit
All permits require a final inspection for approval.