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Streets and Sanitation

The Department of Streets & Sanitation handles and average of one million service requests per year, each one making a difference in our communities.


Division 7 / 16th Ward    

Phone: 312.747.8171
Address: 2300 W. 52nd St, Chicago, IL 60609

Hours: Monday -Friday: 6 AM – 2 PM



Garbage Collection, Recycling, Street Sweeping

Street Sweeping

Chicago utilizes mechanical street sweepers to remove debris and litter from streets. 

Rodent Control

Rodent Baiting, Black Garbage Carts, Dead Animal Pick-Up


The City's Blue Cart program provides bi-weekly recycling services to single family homes and multi-unit buildings with four or fewer units.  

Fly Dumping

Formerly EHAP, The Roof and Porch Repair Program and the Emergency Heating Repair Program help homeowners make improvements to their homes.

Street Operations

Snow Removal, Lot Cleaning and Weed Cutting)

Yard Waste

The City of Chicago coordinates dedicated bagged leaf and other yard waste collection trucks to assist residents in clearing their yards, parkways and storm drains of leaf debris.

Clean & Green

Formerly known as H-RAIL, provides safety, security and accessibility improvements that help senior citizens to remain in their homes.

Traffic Services

Vehicle Removal/Towing & Special Events Enforcement

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