Public Works Department

The Village of Villa Park Public Works Department provides essential public services, in a professional and fiscally responsible manner, to the Villa Park community and the general public.

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of Village infrastructure and for providing a wide variety of services to Village residents and businesses.

The Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)

The Village's most current Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) can be found here.

Public Works Overview & Divisions

The Public Works Department is comprised of six primary divisions that are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the public infrastructure, the completion of capital improvement projects, and various Village assistance programs.

The Public Works offices are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For after-hours emergencies, residents may call the Villa Park Police Department’s non-emergency telephone number at (630) 834-7447. Police Department staff will assess the situation and notify Public Works personnel to respond if necessary.

See the six division tabs below to get started.

  1. Administration/Office
  2. Engineering Division

The Public Works Administration and Office is responsible for a wide variety of day-to-day tasks throughout the Village of Villa Park:

  • Accepts and collects reports and requests from residents, contractors, developers, and the general public.
  • Provides information and assistance regarding Public Works programs, activities, responsibilities, issues, policies, as well as general information.
  • Works closely with the Community Development Department with providing assistance and information for the following:
    • Private Development
    • Permitting
    • Licensing
    • Building inspection
    • Code enforcement activities
  • Dispatches first responders and field crews.
  • Schedules appointments for the department.



  1. Forestry Division
  2. Streets Division
  3. Wastewater Division
  4. Water Division

The Village of Villa Park’s Forestry Division is responsible for maintaining all of the Village’s public trees, including nearly 10,00 parkway trees.

  • Parkway Tree planting, removal, trimming, storm maintenance, and limb pickup.
  • Parkway tree replacement, through the Tree Adoption Program.
  • Public tree trimming and maintenance, and the management of tree maintenance contracts.
  • Parkway restoration.