With the 4th of July less than a month away, we want to make your celebration with us as smooth as possible. Please find parking information that will be in effect during the Oak Lawn Park District and Village of Oak Lawn’s Fireworks display at Richards High School, 10601 Central Ave., along with the Oak Lawn Park District’s Party in the Park event at Memorial Park, 102nd & Major, on Wednesday, July 4th: 

Richard High School’s entire South Lot on 107th Street will be closed for resurfacing.

107th Street will be closed to traffic. 

Parking during these events will be available at the following locations:

* Oak Lawn Park District Racquet, Fitness & Gymnastics Center, 10444 S. Central Ave. *

* Wolfe Wildlife Refuge, 109th St. & Kostner Ave. (police patrols on the paths guiding patrons to the Fireworks display) *

* Memorial Park, 102nd & Major *

* Oak Lawn Park District’s Stony Creek Golf Course, Restaurant & Banquets, 5850 W. 103rd St. *

Business Development Commission

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The Members of the Village of Oak Lawn Business Development Commission are:

Chairperson Jim Buschbach

Jack Baker

Gregory Lis

Gary Mentgen

Ken Stoffregen

The Business Development Commission meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Conference Room A.


The Business Development Commission meets on a monthly basis to discuss economic development issues and to discuss updates on issues affecting the business community.  The Business Development Commission seeks to promote the commercial development of the Village, serve as ambassadors to the business community, inform the public as to the benefits of the Village of Oak Lawn and make recommendations to the Village Manager and Village Board regarding development opportunities.