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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

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.

Yard Waste, Branch Pickup and Fall Cleanup Programs

New Branch Pickup Policy



Effective August 1, 2014


Spring Chipping- April and May 

Fall Chipping-October and November

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