Bannockburn

New Chief of Police, Walt Trillhaase

New Chief of Police, Walt Trillhaase

We are happy to welcome Walt Trillhaase as our new Chief of Police. Walt was born and raised in New Jersey. He graduated from College of New Jersey with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Walt began is law enforcement career in 1984 working in Seaside Heights, NJ; East Windsor, NJ; then Wauconda, IL; He […]

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New Texting Law

New Texting Law

Here’s what you need to know about New Illinois’ Distracted Driving law beginning July 1, 2019.   If any person driving a motor vehicle is using any electronic communication device, this violation will now be considered a moving violation. A person who violates the law will be fined a maximum of $75 on the first […]

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What is an RPZ?

What is an RPZ?

The Village of Bannockburn takes pride in providing safe drinking water to our residents. The water that reaches your home or business meets all State and Federal drinking water standards and is safe to drink. However, contamination can occur within your own piping system. The greatest potential hazard is known as an unprotected “cross connection”, […]

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Our Great Schools

Our Great Schools

Bannockburn is a great place to learn! There are many attributes, both personal and community based, that make our community schools exceptional places for learning. In addition to what we personally appreciate about our public schools, the recognition of excellence from others further reinforces our positive perceptions. Recently, the 2019 U.S. News & World Report […]

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Do you know how much water you use?

Do you know how much water you use?

Sign up now for the EyeOnWater program. This program will allow you to track your water usage. The tracking will also alter you if it detects a water leak inside your home. This service is at no charge for Bannockburn residents. Signing up is easy! Please utilize the attached flyer to assist you on how […]

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Outdoor Water Use Restrictions

Outdoor Water Use Restrictions

Village of Bannockburn has water restrictions for conservation from May 15 – September 15. — Sprinkler use is prohibited between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. and all properties Properties whose addresses end in an odd number (1,3,5,7,9) are permitted to use irrigation systems on odd numbered calendar days. Properties whose addresses end […]

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Lake County Sets New Flood Stage Record in 2018

Lake County Sets New Flood Stage Record in 2018

Lake County has been experiencing more frequent and stronger rainfall events. In fact, in 2018, Lake County went above flood stage during six separate storm events. This was triple the average number of flood events that went above flood stage in Lake County over the previous 10 years, and it was a record for the […]

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Tree Permit Removal Update

Tree Permit Removal Update

Spring is a great time to review your trees that may need to be removed due to disease or dying. If this is your plan, complete a Tree Removal permit application. Be sure to include a drawing of where the trees that need to be evaluated are on your property. The trees you want evaluated […]

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Garbage Amnesty Day

Garbage Amnesty Day

Our annual clean up day is coming up on June 3, 2019. This is a great time to clean up and out! The program allows you to place items such as furniture and other household items lingering in the basement. Please no paint, gasoline or solvents. Additionally, no tires, dirt or large landscaping material. For […]

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