PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2020
From the office of the Mayor
Lawrence M. Hanson
Due to the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in Lake county, the State of Illinois, and nationwide, The Village of Antioch is taking preventative measures and following guidelines set forth by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health. In an effort to reduce the risk of exposure and limit the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately, Village offices will be closed to the public. Essential services will continue to be offered, and staff will be available to assist the community via phone and online communications, however, the public will be not be able to access Village Hall or other facilities. Below are a list of functions still available, and resources on how to utilize these services:
Payments may be made online through our website at https://antioch.il.gov/departments/water-sewer-services/ , by mail to 874 Main Street, Antioch, IL 60002, or payments may be dropped off in our overnight drop box located at Village Hall next to the Main Entrance.
During our closure, the Village will be suspending all shut-offs due to non-payment and any newly acquired late fees will be waived. If you have any questions, please feel free to call at (847)395-1000 ext. 1317, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information regarding building permits, please visit our website at https://antioch.il.gov/building-code-enforcement/ . We are still issuing permits at this time. To submit a Building Permit application, please email them to email@example.com. Call (847) 395-1000 ext. 1302 with any questions.
Public Works Department:
To report a water or sewer issue, please call at (847) 395-1000 ext. 1425 or visit our website at https://antioch.il.gov/citizen-action-line/ to fill out a request for service. If it is an emergency, please call Cencom at (847)270-9111.
Snow and ice removal operations will continue when necessary. Water & Wastewater operations will continue normally.
There are currently no facility rentals or programming. If you have general questions, please feel free to contact Village hall at (847)395-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For General inquiries, Village Staff will be available from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday–Friday answering phones and working to answer questions and address concerns. You may also submit inquiries via our website: https://antioch.il.gov/citizen-action-line/