The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Does the Village have mulch available?
Yes, the Village makes available to Algonquin residents the mulch by-product of our day to day tree work activity at no charge.
What are construction hours in the Village?
Construction activities shall only be permitted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Do I need a permit to hold a garage/rummage sale?
No, the Village does not require a permit to have a garage/rummage sale. However, certain restrictions do apply, see below for details.
When are winter parking regulations in effect?
Winter parking regulations are in effect between October 31 and April 15 of each year.
What agencies provide fire protection services in Algonquin?
The Village of Algonquin does not provide fire protection services. These services are provided by three special districts: Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, Carpentersville and Countryside Fire Protection District, and Huntley Fire Protection District.
What are the public school districts that serve Algonquin?
Community Unit School District 300 and Consolidated School District 158 provide public school education services to Algonquin.
Is Algonquin served by Metra commuter rail?
Yes, Metra serves Algonquin with nearby stations on the Union Pacific Northwest Line and the Milwaukee District West Line, offering quick and convenient transportation to Chicago.
Are vehicle stickers required in Algonquin?
No, the Village of Algonquin does not have a vehicle sticker registration program.
Who provides natural gas service to my household?
Nicor Gas provides natural gas delivery service to customers in Algonquin.
Who provides electric service to my household?
ComEd provides electric delivery service to customers in Algonquin.
When is my residential garbage collection day?
Groot collects residential garbage, recycling, and yard waste all on the same day. Your specific collection day is determined by the location of your household.
Who provides cable, video, phone service to my household?
AT&T and Comcast have utility infrastructure in Algonquin to provide this service to residents and businesses.
When are Halloween Trick-or-Treat hours in Algonquin?
Trick-or-Treat hours are from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on October 31 each year.
Who provides water and sewer service to my household?
What are the park districts that serve Algonquin?
Algonquin Recreation provides recreation services to the entire community. Additionally, portions of Algonquin are served by the Dundee Township Park District and the Huntley Park District.
What do I do if my mailbox was damaged by a snow plow?
If a snowplow blade hits a mailbox while removing snow from the Village streets, then the Village will replace the mailbox. If a snowplow blade strikes a mailbox or mailbox post, then the Village is responsible for replacement. If the mailbox or mailbox post is knocked down by the force of the snow striking it, it is not the Village's responsibility to replace it. The mailbox or mailbox post must clearly show evidence of the blade striking either for the Village to be at fault.
How long in advance and after the collection date may garbage and recycling carts be at the curb?
Garbage, recycling, and yard waste may be placed at the curb after 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the collection day, and all garbage and recycling containers shall be removed from the curb by 11:00 p.m. the day of collection.
What are the water conservation guidelines within the Village?
There are three important things to know regarding conservation guidelines: (1) water system status (when you can use water outside); (2) water restriction enforcement (ticket and fine); and (3) surcharge rates (over 20,000 gallons of water used results in tripled water rate)
What do I need a permit for and what does the permit process involve?
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