Welcome to our City!

Explore all that the city has to offer - from our expansive parks and tree-lined streets, to the diverse businesses and variety of restaurants.

Explore Lake Katherine

Take in all the surroundings Lake Katherine has to offer like never before with Boat and Canoe rentals!

Work. Stay. Play.

Finding the perfect offer or deal of where to work, stay and play in Palos Heights just got a whole lot easier!


PHWC Chirstmas House Walk

Palos Heights Woman's Club Annual Christmas Housewalk. Click for more information ...read more »

Welcome to the new Palos Heights website

  Welcome to the City of Palos Heights’ new website! We are pleased to present a new improved site with state-of the art technology which allows the site to work on desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile devices. It has the ability to quickly search for events, announcements, community news, and special business offers, as well as easy access to city permits and forms. It featu...read more »

Recycling Information

The City receives many inquiries from residents on how and/or where they can dispose of certain items, such as CFL bulbs, batteries, oil-based paint, etc. Our staff always tries to help residents find a disposal site and we would like to share a Recycling Center Directory website we have found to be extremely useful and easy to use: www.earth911.com. You simply type in the item you want to dispose...read more »

Holidays on Harlem

Join us for the annual Holidays on Harlem! Friday, December 2nd from 5pm - 9pm Saturday, December 3rd from 12pm - 9pm   There's fun for the whole family, featuring: Trolley Rides - 12/2: 6pm - 9pm; 12/3 5pm - 8pm S'mores Station - in front of Diane's Place (12306 S. Harlem Ave) Kris Kringle Market - 12/2: 5pm - 8pm Only - City of Palos Heights Municipa...read more »

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Our 2016 Fall Newsletter is here! Get all the latest information about upcoming events, news, and information for the Fall season. Download the Fall Newsletter by clicking on the link below. Fall News Letter download ...read more »

Rain Barrel Program

The City's Free Rain Barrel Program is now available to Palos Heights residents through MWRD. Please fill out the attached form and return to City Hall in order to receive your free rain barrel(s) ...read more »

2016-17 Vehicle Sticker

Vehicle License Renewal Forms will be mailed in mid-May  Please wait until you receive this form before purchasing your sticker(s) for 2016/17.  Check the renewal form for accurate information.  If there are any changes, simply cross out and write in the correct information.  You can mail in your renewal form along with a check using the envelope enclosed and your sticker(s) wi...read more »

2016 Water Rates

Residential customers will be billed $111.77 for the first 12,000 gallons and $9.81for every 1,000 gallons thereafter. Unincorporated residents will be billed $148.78 for the first 12,000 gallons and $112.27 for every 1,000 gallons thereafter. Seniors, age 65, within the corporate limits receive a 25% discount on the water portion only of their bill.  To apply for the discount, please prov...read more »

New Public Arts Brochure

Summer is a great time to get out and enjoy our community...whether by foot, bike or car. The new Public Arts brochure is available at City Hall and the Library and it features an easy-to-follow map with all the locations of sculptures and murals. Take time to appreciate the arts or introduce the collection to a friend or visitor.  The Arts Roundtable has met three times since its creation...read more »

Things You Should Know

Animal License: Pursuant to a city ordinance you must register your dog. Registration is renewable once a year and costs $5.00 per dog or cat. A rabies certification card is required. Download form here.   Block Party Request – Permit required. Download form here.   Business Licenses: Yearly payment for Palos Heights business licenses is collected by City Hall. Informat...read more »