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!


Minimum Wage & Sick Leave

Attention Business Owners: The City of Palos Heights adopted an ordinance opting-out of Cook County's ordinances regarding minimum wage and Paid Sick Leave.  Businesses in Palos Heights shall comply with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations. The City's ordinance is attached, ...read more »

Early Voting

Early Voting for the Consolidated Election on April 4, 2017 will be held at the Palos Heights Parks & Recreation Center,  Room 102, 6601 W. 127th Street, starting on Monday, March 20 through Monday, April 3, Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. A list of other Early Voting sites in suburban Cook County can be found on the County Clerk's website www.cookcountyclerk.com/elections. Ma...read more »

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed for the Palos Heights Public Arts Commission and Beautification Committee. Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved with the City or to help out at city events?  Click on the attached file for details or call Pat Sheppard at 708-480-3003. ...read more »

New Rental and Vacant Properties Ordinances

Effective Novemebr 1, 2016, the City of Palos Heights adopted the Rental Property Ordinance (O-28-16) and the Vacant Properties Ordinance (O-29-16). All rental and vacant properties must be registered with the city. For questions or concerns, please contact the Palos Heights Building Department at 708-361-1804. ...read more »

2017 Recycling Service Calendar

The 2017 Recycling Service Calendar is attached in pdf format. Magnets will be available at City Hall the 2nd week of January. ...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 »

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 »

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 »