What is the curfew for children under 18?

Official Answer Police Department

Children 17 years of age or under must abide by the 11:00 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday) and the midnight (Friday and Saturday) curfew unless accompanied by an adult at least 18 years of age and approved by a parent or legal guardian.

How can I find out the latest Flossmoor news?

Official Answer Adminstration

The Village of Flossmoor sends out a print newsletter quarterly to all residents.� For the most up-to-date news, subscribe to our e-newsletter and e-cop bulletins at http://www.flossmoor.org.� E-news is published bi-weekly through email.

Where is the Police Department?

Official Answer Police Department

The Flossmoor Police Department is located at 2800 Flossmoor Road. The non-emergency phone number is (708) 957-4500.  The emergency phone number is 911. The Police Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

How do I get a copy of a police report?

Official Answer Police Department

For accident reports, a copy is provided on the scene. If you wish to have a copy of the full report, you may come to the police station and make your request, or you can make a request by mail. For other reports, you may come into the P...Read more »

Can I complain about my neighbor's noisy pets?

Official Answer Police Department

Yes, any animal which disturbs the quiet of any person or neighborhood or which may so conduct itself on private premises of any person other than the owner as to cause damage thereto or annoyance at the owner or occupant thereof is decl...Read more »

What number should I call if I need a police officer?

Official Answer Police Department

If it is an emergency, please call 911. If you need to speak to an officer but it is not an emergency, please call (708) 957-4500 to speak with a records clerk. For general inquiries during business hours, please call our office at (708)...Read more »

Does the Village require a permit for garage sales?

Official Answer Adminstration

No permit is required. Any dwelling unit may conduct no more than three (3) garage sales in any calendar year. A garage sale shall not exceed three (3) consecutive days within a week.

Where is Public Works?

Official Answer Public Works Department

Flossmoor Public Works Department is located at 1700 Central Park Avenue. The phone is (708) 957-4100. The Public Works Department is open from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

How do I obtain an animal tag?

Official Answer Police Department

All dogs and cats must be licensed annually by the Village. New residents have up to 30 days to obtain a license.  The licenses may be obtained at Village Hall. No more than 3 dogs and/or cats may be kept in the same dwelling.  Dogs are ...Read more »

Do I need a business license?

Official Answer Adminstration

No, the Village of Flossmoor does not require businesses to have a Village business license to operate.

Will I get charged for false alarms?

Official Answer Police Department

Any structure located in the Village of Flossmoor that has an alarm is required to have a alarm permit. Alarm permit packages are available at the Police Department. There is a permit fee. The permit does not expire and stays with the st...Read more »

When will the Village start plowing snow?

Official Answer Public Works Department

Snow plowing begins when accumulation amounts to more than 2 inches.  Plowing continues as long as required to maintain passable roadways.  Plowing priorities are: Central Business District, principal arterial streets, collector streets ...Read more »

Are there any watering restrictions in summer?

Official Answer Public Works Department

Beginning May 15 through September 15, the watering of lawns is prohibited between 12 noon and 6:00 p.m. Hand held hoses for watering shrubs, gardens, or trees are allowed at any time. For those residents who have newly seeded or sodded ...Read more »

Who can I speak with to report an ordinance violation?

Official Answer Police Department

To report an ordinance violation, please call the Police Department at 708-957-4500 and ask to speak to the Ordinance Officer.

When does the snowfall parking ban take effect?

Official Answer Police Department

Upon the accumulation of 2 inches or more of snow and/or ice on any part of any snow routes, parking along the route shall immediately be prohibited.

Can I park on the street overnight?

Official Answer Police Department

Flossmoor does not allow overnight street parking. If you must park your vehicle on the street overnight, please notify the Police Department at 708-957-4500. You will be asked to give them your license plate information.

What are the ordinances regarding lawn care?

Official Answer Public Works Department

Vegetation cannot hang over any sidewalk; there must be a 10 foot high clearance for any vegetation along sidewalks. Weeds are prohibited and grass exceeding 5 inches in height is a violation. Please contact the Ordinance Officer if you ...Read more »

Are solicitors allowed in Flossmoor?

Official Answer Police Department

Yes, solicitors are permitted in Flossmoor.  However, if you are soliciting, we recommend checking in with the Police Department first for security and safety reasons.

Do I need a permit for the alarm system on my house?

Official Answer Police Department

Yes, there is a permit fee of $50.00 for any type of home alarm system.  You can apply for your permit at the Police Department.

When are the Village Board meetings?

Official Answer Adminstration

The Village Board meetings are on the first and third Mondays of every month in the board room at Village Hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road.� Everyone is welcome to attend.

What kind of signs can I have for my yard sale?

Official Answer Adminstration

For yard sales, you are allowed to have one sign in your yard and one sign at an intersection. You are not allowed to have balloons, flags, banners, etc.

At what time can construction activity start in the Village?

Official Answer Police Department

It shall be unlawful to conduct construction operations between 9:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. in any place where buildings within a radius of four hundred feet (400 ft.) are used in part of exclusively for residential purposes.

Who collects garbage?

Official Answer Adminstration

Refuse pick-up is handled by individual arrangement with local scavenger companies. The private scavengers who service the Flossmoor residential area are: Homewood Disposal at 708-798-1004 www.mydisposal.com and Republic Services at 708-...Read more »

Is the park district a part of the Village government?

Official Answer Adminstration

No. There is park district within the village boundaries (Homewood-Flossmoor Park District). The park district has its own governing body, trustees and taxing district. For more information, contact the park district directly at (708) 95...Read more »

Where do I get stickers for yard waste?

Official Answer Adminstration

All yard waste materials must be placed in separate bags labeled with the waste program sticker ready for garbage collection by Homewood Disposal Only. We do not sale Republic Disposal yard stickers. Yard stickers are available for purc...Read more »

What is the email address for the mayor or village trustees

Official Answer Adminstration

You can email the mayor at jarmsbury@flossmoor.org.

Where is Village Hall?

Official Answer Adminstration

Flossmoor Village Hall is located at 2800 Flossmoor Road. The phone number is (708) 798-2300. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m.�- 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Does the Village require a permit for block parties?

Official Answer Adminstration

Yes, applications are available at the Village Hall or on our website at www.flossmoor.org

What school districts are in Flossmoor?

Official Answer Adminstration

For grades K- 8, the�Flossmoor School District is 161. The administrative office located at 41 E. Elmwood Drive, Chicago Heights, IL 60411. The phone number is (708) 647-7000.� For high school,�the Homewood-Flossmoor High School District...Read more »

Does Flossmoor require inspections for the sale of property?

Official Answer Adminstration

No, the Village does not require inspections for the sale of property.

Does Flossmoor require transfer stamps for the sale of property?

Official Answer Adminstration

No, the Village does not require transfer stamps for the sale of property.

What kind of permit do I need to perform roof maintenance?

Official Answer Adminstration

The Village of Flossmoor requires all work performed to a roof of a structure to be permitted with a basic building permit and one inspection to make sure the work was completed.� A roofing contractor must provide a copy of his/her roofi...Read more »

Where can I find a schedule of all Village meetings?

Official Answer Adminstration

Please check out the Village calendar on the Village website at www.flossmoor.org.

What is the phone number for the Flossmoor Post Office?

Official Answer Adminstration

The Flossmoor Post Office is located at 1020 Park Drive, Flossmoor, IL 60422. The phone number is (708) 799-8573.

What is the phone number for the park district?

Official Answer Adminstration

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Administrative Center is located at 3301 Flossmoor Road. The phone number is (708) 957-0300. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m.�- 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Where do I get a parking pass for the train station?

Official Answer Adminstration

Village Hall at 2800 Flossmoor Road sells parking passes for the Flossmoor Metra station.� Parking is $2.00 per day, Monday-Friday.� After hours and on weekends, you may purchase a parking pass at the Flossmoor Police Station. Weekends ...Read more »

What time does the library open?

Official Answer Adminstration

Monday - Thursday� 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Friday - Saturday�9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Sunday�1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. For additional information, visit the library website: http://www.flossmoorlibrary.org.

Where is the Fire Department?

Official Answer Adminstration

Flossmoor�Fire Department is located at 2828 Flossmoor Road. The non-emergency phone number is (708) 798-3885. The emergency phone number is 911. The Fire Department Administrative Office is open from 8:30 a.m.�- 5:00 p.m. Monday through...Read more »

What are the holidays Village Hall is closed?

Official Answer Adminstration

Village Hall is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, The Friday After Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Village Hall closes ear...Read more »

What Township is Flossmoor a part of ?

Official Answer Adminstration

Residences located east of Western Avenue�are in Bloom Township. Residences located west of Western Avenue�are in Rich Township.

What are the Village Hall hours of operation?

Official Answer Adminstration

The Village of Flossmoor is located at 2800 Flossmoor Road. The phone number is (708) 798-2300. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m.�- 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

What is the Village's policy regarding campaign signs?

Official Answer Adminstration

Campaign signs are allowed on private property either by the property owner or with permission of the owner.� There are no restrictions on the size or number of signs placed on private property.� Balloons are not allowed.� Please do not ...Read more »

What are the Village's current Boards and Commissions?

Official Answer Adminstration

The Village of Flossmoor has the following Boards, Commissions and Committees: Board of Trustees, Board of Local Improvements, Board of Trustees of the Firefighter�s Pension Fund, Electrical Commission, Board of Fire and Police Commissio...Read more »

Where can I throw out/recycle my old electronics?

Official Answer Adminstration

Salvation Army, 150 N. Halsted Street Chicago Heights Drop off hours: Monday - Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How do I report a power outage?

Official Answer Adminstration

Call ComEd at 1-800-EDISON-1 or text the word OUT to 26633.

What kind of pets can I keep in Flossmoor?

Official Answer Adminstration

The Village allows no more than 3 dogs and/or cats per residence.� It is unlawful to keep, maintain, harbor or possess any of the following animals: cattle horse, mule, burro, donkey or�@#$%, goat hog, pig, chickens, geese or ducks, lion...Read more »

What are the rules regarding Tag Days or collecting donations in Flossmoor?

Official Answer Adminstration

Tag Days must be presented to the Village Board and approved before anyone is allowed to publicly collect money.� A request must be submitted to the Village Manager in writing with specific dates and the intention of the organization bef...Read more »

Do I need a license to hold a prize raffle?

Official Answer Adminstration

Yes, there is a permit fee of $50.00 for a raffle license. You can apply for your permit at Village Hall Main Desk.

Can I burn leaves in my yard?

Official Answer Adminstration

No, open fires for the disposal of solid waste, leaves or other combustible materials are prohibited in the Village.

Are you hiring? Can I work for the Village?

Official Answer Adminstration

All job openings are posted on www.flossmoor.org, along with the employment application.

How can I be on a Village Commission? Can I be on the Board of Trustees?

Official Answer Adminstration

In order to apply for a Village Commission, you must fill out a candidate data form and return it to the Village. The Mayor, Board of Trustees and Clerk are elected at-large to four year terms.

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