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Summer Day Camp

New this year we will be offering a full week of all day activities. During our week campers, will be participating in bus activities, going to parks and much more! Our mornings and afternoons are full of fun activities.

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.


Village of Chatham, IL Complete Code of Ordinances This links to an external site and contains the complete list of Village ordinances.

2013 Ordinances

2012 Ordinances

2011 Ordinances

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: 217-483-2456
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 Program

New Branch Pickup Policy

View a map of branch pickup zones.

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