2017 Flyer






PHONE:                708-862-9150                                                                                                     Lus E. Chavez – Clerk

FAX:                       708-862-9155                                                                                                     Robert E. Polk – Mayor                     

                                                For the month of June only.   Open Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

2017-2018 Village of Burnham Vehicle Stickers on SALE JUNE 1st, 2017.  Your present vehicle sticker EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2017.  Please bring in your current vehicle registration when purchasing a vehicle sticker. Stickers must be purchased in person. A $10.00 LATE FEE will be added July 1st AND EVERY month thereafter.  All vehicles must have a current 2017-2018 Burnham Vehicle Sticker properly displayed in the lower passenger side of your windshield by July 1, 2017. POLICE CITIATIONS WILL BE ISSUED FOR NOT DISPLAYING YOUR NEW VILLAGE STICKER BY JULY 1, 2017.  Please remove all old stickers.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL – NO REFUNDS


If you purchased a new vehicle, or you are a new resident, you have ten (10) days to purchase a current Village of Burnham vehicle sticker. Bring in your Bill of Sale and Registration to purchase a vehicle sticker. If you trade your vehicle, remove your current Village of Burnham sticker, and bring it in to purchase a transfer sticker. No other Village/City sticker is valid, so you must have a current Burnham Vehicle Sticker. 


SENIORS OVER 65 $1.00 (per household) TRUCK PLATE “D” $120.00
CARS $30.00 MOTORCYCLE $40.00


PET TAGS: $10.00 Pets require a current rabies vaccination.


OFFICE HOURS:                Monday thru Thursday                  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. &   Friday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday.  Cash, Checks, Visa, and Master Card are accepted types of payment. A convenience fee of $3.00 will be applied to credit card payments. Call us to pay by phone using your Visa or MasterCard.

There is a $35.00 fee for any returned payments. (Phone payments not accepted for Village vehicle stickers)  


YARD WASTE: Yard Waste pickup will be from April 6th through November 30th. Yard Waste must be in degradable paper bags or waste containers made of a durable metal or plastic, nonabsorbent, water tight and easily washable container not exceeding 32 gallons or 45 pounds in capacity which has a close fitting cover and has at least two suitable handles to facilitate collection, and to which a “Yard Waste Only” (supplied by the Village) sticker is affixed.  Tree cuttings and branches shall be bundled securely in lengths not to exceed four (4) feet, no more than four (4) inches in diameter and heights not to exceed two (2) feet. The weight of any bundled refuse shall not exceed forty-five (45) pounds. There is no fee for the Yard Waste sticker.
LEAF COLLECTION: Leaf collection begins in the fall-as needed. Please rake leaves to the parkway and remove any debris that may cause harm to our workers or damage the equipment.
HEAVY PICKUP: Homewood Disposal Service, Inc. will pick up weekly on Monday; ONE bulk item each week. One large item of furniture or one household applianceItems that will not be collected: No TVs, engine blocks, tires, transmissions, axles, heavy metal parts, broken concrete, stone, clay, dirt, metal, swimming pools, electronic waste or refuse resulting from building construction or material. For more information on bulk pickups and fees contact Homewood Disposal Residential Dispatch at 708-798-1004.
UNKEPT PROPERTIES Please maintain your lawns, parkways, alleys and keep the area behind your garage cut and cleaned. Enforcement Citations will be issued for unkept properties. Please keep grass clippings off the street and away from the curb drains. The fine will be $50.00.
GARBAGE CANS: No other containers can be used.  Garbage cannot be left on the ground.  Enforcement Citations will be issued. Keep garbage can lids closed to prevent rainwater collecting which can lead to mosquitoes.


BUILDING PERMITS: A Building Permit must be obtained prior to any home improvements, additions or construction.     Permit applications can be found on the Village website.


DOG OWNERS: Please clean-up dog waste and walk you dogs on a leash, owners violating this request will receive Enforcement Citations.


LIBRARY CARDS: The Village of Burnham does not have a Library.  Library Cards can be purchased from the Calumet City Library or the Hammond Public Library.  The Village of Burnham will reimburse its residents within 3- 4 weeks after purchase with a paid receipt.


COMMUNITY CENTER: Visit our Community Center located at 14020 Torrence Avenue. Fun activities for all ages. Hours are Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


STREET & ALLEY LIGHTS: Notify Village Hall with the address. Wooden light poles are serviced by ComEd 800-334-7661 and metal light poles are serviced by the Village.


Burnham Police Department-Non Emergency 708-891-2122
Burnham Public Works Dept. 708-862-0038
Burnham Waterworks Dept. 708-868-0661
Burnham Fire House 708-891-9865
Calumet City Library 708-862-6220
Calumet City Memorial Park District 708-862-6443
Community Center 708-862-5790
ComEd 800-334-7661
Hammond Public Library 219-931-5100
Nicor Gas 888-642-6748
Thornton Township 708-596-6040



VILLAGE TRUSTEES: John Cap Jr. Travis Claybrooks Graciela Garcia
Brenda Greer Denise Bonner  Carmella Richardson


  Keep Burnham Litter Free

  Please Respect Your Neighbors’ Property