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2020 Leaf & Branch Collection Information

The City of Des Plaines Public Works Department is dedicated to assisting residents with the highest degree of service during leaf and branch collection season. Information about collection requirements and schedules is located on our interactive Leaf & Branch Collection website and in the 2020 Community Calendar mailed to homes. Please note: The leaf pick up zone numbers are the same as the refuse pick up zone numbers (click here to find your zone). However, the leaf pick up days are different than the refuse pick up days.

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IDPH issues Guidance for Halloween 2020

The City of Des Plaines encourages families to safely celebrate Halloween. The Illinois Department of Public Health has issued guidance for participating in trick-or-treating and Halloween celebrations this fall.

Click here for more details and recommendations.

The City of Des Plaines does not have designated hours for trick-or-treating. However, we encourage families to be aware of the hazards that exist after sunset.

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Candidate Filing Information

The first day to circulate petitions for the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election is September 22, 2020. The City of Des Plaines will accept nomination papers from candidates for municipal office from December 14, 2020 – December 21, 2020 in the office of the City Clerk, 1420 Miner Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016. The City Clerk’s office will be open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM each day during the filing period. For additional information, contact the City Clerk’s office at 847-391-5311.More candidate information can also be found here.

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