• Information for Residents

    Apartment Referral Service

    The Oak Park Regional Housing Center has listings for apartments in a variety of sizes, styles, rents, and building types. Located adjacent to Downtown Oak Park on South Blvd., call 708-848-7150 or visit: liveinoakpark.com.


    Yes, both villages have public libraries. Oak Park has a main facility and 2 branch locations. Call the main library at 708-383-8200 or visit www.oppl.org. Contact the River Forest Library at 708-366-5205

    New Resident Information

    Oak Park: www.oak-park.us
    River Forest: vrf.us


    Oak Park: http://www.oak-park.us/public/pdfs/new_resident/08_public_safety.pdf
    River Forest: http://vrf.us/residents/community-services


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    Trash Collection

    Both villages charge for trash collection. Recycling bins and collection containers are provided. All inquiries should be directed to: 
Oak Park Public Works at 708-358-5700 or River Forest Public Works at 708-366-5240.

Utility Companies

    Commonwealth Edison is you electricity supplier. They can be reached at: 800-334-7661.

    NICOR Gas supplies natural gas and handles appliance check ups. They can be reached at: 888-642-6748. (TDD: 800-942-9727)

    Comcast is the local cable provider. They can be reached at: 866-594-1234.

    Water is provided from Lake Michigan through the City of Chicago and will be billed directly to residents on a quarterly basis. Contact the Oak Park Water Department at: 708-358-5700; 708-358-5478 for billing inquiries. Contact the River Forest Water Department at: 708-366-8500 for all water related matters.

    Village Hall

    Oak Park Village Hall
    123 Madison, Oak Park IL 60302

    River Forest Village Hall
    400 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305
    or visit riverforestlib.org.

    Zip Codes

    60301: Oak Park, North of Madison, Harlem to Euclid; North Blvd. To Ontario
60302: Oak Park, North of Madison

    60303: Oak Park post office boxes
60304: Oak Park, South of Madison

    60305: River Forest
    60130: Forest Park