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Community Reminder

Oak Lawn and surrounding communities have seen a surge in burglary to autos recently. 95% of those reported in Oak Lawn have been to unlocked vehicles where change, computers and easily carried away items are left in vehicles. Please remember to lock your vehicles and if you are leaving the vehicle outside remember to take your garage remote with you. Report suspicious subjects to police. Follow Oak Lawn PD on Twitter at @Oaklawnpd for community and traffic alerts.

The following engineering details are provided as a convenience to builders and developers for use in developing construction plans.   All plans for work in the Village must be reviewed by the Village and permitted prior to start of work.  For more information please contact the Engineering Division at 708 499 7816 or the Building Division at 708 499 7800.   For more information on the Building Permit process click here.


These standards are not a substitute for good engineering judgment. The Village and its representatives assume no responsibility for work performed by other parties.  A developer may submit a request through the Engineering Division to use a different engineering standard that they believe is more suited to the particular conditions of their project.