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Trash Cans

Trash cans must be stored in your garage. Storage sheds can be purchased at multiple retailers or you can build your own. Suncast offers a storage shed designed to store two oversized trash cans. Legal Opinion on Garbage Can Rule

City of Joliet Electronics Recycling Program

Joliet residents who pay for municipal waste on their water and sewer bills will are able to call and have electronics picked up from their homes free of charge. To schedule a pickup, either call 1-800-449-7587, email or go to the website

Parkway Tree Trimming

Residents may request a tree(s) to be trimmed or removed here. Due to the number of trees in the City it may take several months for any action to be taken. Residents who wish to trim a parkway tree on their own shall request a permit from the city. All work shall be done by a certified contractor.


Is your house looking a little green lately? Mold Armor E-Z House Wash will have it looking new again! Cleans exterior surfaces with no scrubbing. Simply spray on, wait 10 minutes and rinse off - it's that easy! Reaches the 2nd story and hard-to-get to areas like under the gutter.

Request Street Light Maintenance

To report street light problem(s) contact ComEd here.


Grass or weeds can’t exceed 8 inches on any parcel of land or lot in the City of Joliet. To report violations please contact the City’s Information Desk at 815-724-4000 or lodge an online Service Request.

Wind-Damaged Vinyl Siding

Strong winds, flying debris, and wind-driven hail cause the most damage to the exterior of your home. Some types of damage warrant immediate attention. If your siding is broken, missing or has holes in it, it is no longer protecting your home from the elements and you need to get it inspected and replaced by a reliable contractor as quickly as possible.


Treatment of the water in the ponds is ongoing. The dye treatment of the pond has begun. This will help in blocking the sun's rays from getting to the bottom of the pond and thus help reduce the algae growth. The prairie grasses continue to be treated. Weeds are being removed and treated and healthy seeds have been installed.

Blacktop Driveway Sealing

The sealing application is specifically formulated to shield against the harmful elements that lead to surface deterioration. Extend the life of your asphalt pavement and restore that like-new look at reasonable cost.


Since it doesn’t serve as a focal point of your yard, keeping the curb neat and tidy can be easy to overlook. But the point behind cleaning up your curb is so that it won’t be noticed and draw your eye away from the rest of the landscaping. It’s one of those small details that has a surprising effect on the big picture of the curb appeal of your home.


Please clean up after your pets in the common areas. Dogs should be in your yard or leashed at all times.