Welcome to the Village of River Forest

Find your property

Garbage collection days, zoning, voting, and other property details

Community updates

Crime prevention

Learn about what you can do to help keep River Forest safe.

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Holiday parking

The Overnight Parking Ban will be lifted from Thursday, 12/20/18 (12:01 AM) through Wednesday, 1/2/19 (9:00 AM).

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Holiday season Village Hall closures

The Village Board and staff wish the community a very safe and happy holiday season. Please note Village Hall will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. 

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Construction updates

Stay up to date on infrastructure improvement projects to find out if your street is scheduled for repair.

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Upcoming events

  1. Dec 19 Wed

    Red Light Camera Hearing

    08::30AM, Village Hall - 1st Floor - Community Room - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest - IL

  2. Dec 20 Thu

    CANCELLED - Development Review Board Meeting

    07::30PM, Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest - IL - 1st Floor - Community Room

  3. Dec 24 Mon

    Christmas Eve - Village Hall Closed

    12::00AM, Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest, IL

  4. Dec 25 Tue

    Christmas Day - Village Hall CLOSED

    12::00AM, River Forest Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest - IL

  5. Jan 1 Tue

    New Year's Day Holiday - VILLAGE HALL CLOSED

    12::00AM, Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest, IL

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Guides to River Forest

Learn about the Village of River Forest, it's history, community programs, and more.

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