Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street
P.O. Box 667
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921


(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are:

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Closed on the following Holidays:

New Year's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question that is not answered on this page please contact the Town Hall at 815-635-3095 for further assistance.

Q: When is garbage pick-up?
A: Thursday morning unless there is a Holiday that week and then it will be picked up on Friday.
     Holiday pick-up schedule 2019

Q: When do I put out large garbage items for pick-up?
A: It is best to contact the Town Hall as not all large items can be picked up.

Q: When is tree debris pick-up?
A: The 2nd and 4th Friday of the month and is subject to change based upon business needs.  Brush must be NO longer than 8 feet, placed street-side parallel to the curb, and not placed near fire hydrants, street signs, driveways, sidewalks, etc to allow town employees to utilize their equipment to safely load brush into their trucks.  Brush pick-up has been completed for the season and will begin again in the Spring.

Q: How often is the water bill sent out?
A: Monthly - Payment is due upon receipt and no later than the 20th of each month with no further notice.  If not paid by the end of business on the 20th, a $5 late fee will be applied to the account.  If account is not paid in full by the 30th of the month, water service will be shut off.  An $80 non-refundable reactivation fee will be required in addition to the account being paid in full before the water service will be turned back on.

Q: Who do I address questions that I would like answered?
A: Freedom of Information Act (F.O.I.A.) officer at the Town Hall.

Q: Who do I call to get my water turned on?
A: Town Hall at 815-635-3095.  An application will need to be filled out and an $80 non-refundable activation fee will need to be paid prior to water service being turned on.
Water Service Application

Q: What time is the town park closed to patrons?
A: From 10pm till 6am the park is closed and not to be used. If seen in the park loitering you may receive a ticket from patrols.

Q: How many dogs can I have when I live in Chatsworth?
A: Only 2 dogs are allowed per residence.  There is a leash law requiring all dogs be restrained at all times.

Q: Is there a leash law for my dogs in Chatsworth?
A:  Yes, all dogs must be on a leash.  Per ordinance, "No dogs shall be leashed or tied in a manner that will allow the animal to come within fifteen (15) feet of the public right of way:  sidewalk, alleyway."

Q: Do I need an annual permit to drive my golf cart in Chatsworth?
A:  Yes!  To apply for a permit each year:  Please bring your golf cart for inspection, your driver's license, and your golf cart insurance card to the Town Hall located at 16 N. 4th Street Chatsworth, IL 60921.
Golf Cart Permit Application      Golf Cart Rules and Regulations    Golf Cart Ordinance #433