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Yard Waste, Branch Pickup and Fall Cleanup Programs

New Branch Pickup Policy Effective September 7, 2015


(A) The Village shall provide a monthly branch pick-up and removal service to Village property owners.  The following criteria must be met for a Village property owner to qualify for this service:

Employment Opportunities

The Village of Chatham employees help make local government more efficient and effective. We are committed to attracting and supporting a diverse workforce and offer competitive salaries and benefits that drive excellence.

The Village is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications will receive equal consideration regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other protected classes.

Village Meeting Videos

This channel has been created mainly for public board meetings.

Visit the Official Village of Chatham YouTube Channel

Parks & Recreation

Chatham seeks to establish, maintain and enhance the community's park settings and recreational opportunities. In 2010 the Village initiated the first Public Parks and Recreation Commission. An appointed volunteer commission tasked with promoting and encouraging Chatham Parks ans Recreation programs.


This links to an external site and contains the complete list of Village ordinances.

Village of Chatham, IL Complete Code of Ordinances


2007 Chatham Comprehensive Plan - Maps

2007 Chatham Comprehensive Plan - Text

2016 Summer Recreation Program

Please use the links below for more information on the Village of Chatham Summer Recreation Program.


Chatham Police Department

117 East Mulberry Street
Chatham, IL 62629

Emergency: 911
Non Emergency: 217-483-2453
Fax: 217-483-7153

Recycling Program

All residents and businesses are welcome and encouraged to participate, pick-up days vary by waste hauler. When contracting hauler inquire as to when collection days occur.
The recycle bin can be purchased at the Village Utility Office for a onetime non-refundable fee of $9.00.

Typical recycled items:

  • Plastics (must have the #1 or #2 on bottom)
  • Metal (aluminum, tin or bimetals)
  • Paper (newspaper, junk mail, and chip board like cereal boxes)

Contact your Waste Hauler for any additional questions.

Other Service Providers

A list of service providers external to the services offered by the Village of Chatham. Services include gas, telephone, Internet, waste, schools, and more