New Resident Information

Welcome to Lake Zurich

If you are a new resident, you probably have many questions on your mind. How do I get my phone hooked up? Who handles trash pick-up? What is the local newspaper? This page is designed to help new residents find local resources.

Here is the Resident Guide to Your New Home:


Welcome To Lake Zurich - New Resident Guide

Water Service

Provided by the Village of Lake Zurich
  • For new service, download and complete our Utility Billing Application or visit us at Village Hall, 70 E Main Street, Lake Zurich IL 60047
  • Customer Service is available at 847-438-5141 (select Finance Department)
  • Business Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm weekdays

Digital Connection / Emergency Communication

The Village uses several platforms to digitally connect with residents.  You already found this website, but there is more.  Click for more options.

Please take advantage of our Emergency Communication signup to stay informed of emergency situations that impact the Village.

Electrical Service

Provided by ComEd

Natural Gas Service

Provided by Nicor Gas

Refuse, Recycling, and Yard Waste Collection - Residential

Provided by Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS)

Local Newspaper

Lake Zurich Courier

  • Customer Service: 877-855-7722
  • Subscribe: 800-680-2068
  • Web:

Cable / TV / Phone / Internet




Vehicle Sticker

The Village does not require the purchase of a vehicle sticker.

Alternate Energy Suppliers

Residents may choose from alternate suppliers for natural gas and electric.  Information is readily available on the Internet.