Highway & Entrance Permits
If you are planning to build a new home in the unincorporated area of the Township, an entrance/culvert permit is required. Please contact the Township Office at 708-672-8279 to receive an application.
Available for pick-up. Delivery when available. Please call 708-672-7732 to schedule a time.
Branch pick up is on the first Monday of the month starting in the spring..You must call 672-7732 before the first Monday of the month and leave us your address to receive this service.
SPRING 2018 START DATE -TBD
This service is for the sole use of residents in the unincorporated areas for minor pruning and maintenance, not to be used by contractors/and or residents cleaning lots for new construction, more open space, complete landscape removal.
If a landscaper or tree company is doing the cutting, it is their responsibility to discard any branches.
Place cut ends towards the roadway in several small piles rather than one large one.
Branches should be no larger than 6 inch diameter and must be free of root balls, stumps, dirt, stone, metal and construction material.
Complete trees will not be picked up, branches only.
No leaves or yard waste.
We allow a maximum of 10 minutes at each location.
Burning of branches that are generated on your property is permitted in the unincorporated areas of the Township. To eliminate the possibility of false alarms, please call your Fire District to notify them of your burn date. Crete Township Fire Protection District 708-672-7111 or Steger Estates Fire Protection District 708-748-4816
2″ Snowfall Ordinance
There is no parking on the Township streets after a 2″ snowfall until the streets have been plowed.
•Snow Removal and Salting
•Building and Grounds Maintenance
•Maintain Traffic Control Devices
•Tree Trimming and removal
•Maintain Fleet of Equipment and Vehicles
•Shoulder Stone Maintenance
•Branch Pick Up