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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the Village Hall open?

A: Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (except for federal holidays); Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon; Sunday: closed

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Q: Will the Village remove a dead animal from my property?

A:  No but the Public Employment Department (708-649-3060) will remove dead animals from the streets and parkways. If the dead animal is located on private property, you can contact ABC Humane Wildlife at (847) 870-7175 or Smithereen Pest Management at (800) 340-1888. The Street Department will pick up a dead animal if it’s bagged and placed in your alley on garbage pick-up day.

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Q: When do I need to purchase my vehicle sticker?

A: Village vehicle stickers expire on April 30 of each year. New stickers must be purchased and affixed to the front windshield of any car registered to a Bellwood address on May 1. New residents have 30 days after moving in to buy a new vehicle sticker, regardless of whether they have a current sticker from another community.

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Q: I forgot to pay my water bill and my service was disconnected. What happens now?

A: You must pay the balance due plus a $100 re-connection fee before service is restored. No personal checks are accepted. If you have questions about your bill, call the Finance Department at (708) 547-3520.

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Q: Who do I call to report a water main break or leaks?

A: Call the Water Maintenance Department at (708) 547-3541.

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Q: Who do I call to report a non-emergency incident?

A: Contact the Police Department non-emergency number at (708) 547-3528.

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Q: What is the overnight street parking policy?

A: On odd-numbered calendar days, you may park on the odd side of the street. On even-numbered calendar days, you may park on the even side of the street. If there is a situation where you will need violate this policy, call the non-emergency police number (708-547-3528) from 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

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Q: Does the Village offer a CPR program?

A: The Fire Department offers a CPR class. To register, call (708) 547-3525.

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Q: Does every business in Bellwood need a license, including a home-based business?

A: Yes, call the licensing specialist at (708) 547-3500 Ext1506 for more information.

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Q: Who do I call if my sewer is backing up?

A: Call the Street Department at (708) 547-3540.

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Q: Do I have to be a Bellwood resident to use the Computer Resource Center?

A: No but everyone must register to receive a personalized user account.

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