New to Northbrook
Welcome to your new home! We're so glad you're here and we hope the checklist below is helpful during your transition into the Village.
Sign-Up for Refuse, Recycling, Landscape Waste, and Compost Pick-Up. Waste Management services most Northbrook residents; some apartments or condominiums may have other collection agreements. Call 800-964-8988 or visit WM.com. to set up an account today.
Apply for a vehicle and/or animal license. Motor vehicles owned by a Northbrook resident must be licensed each year. Cats and dogs over six months old require an annual animal license. New residents have 45 days to get both types of licenses and are not subject to late fees.
Set-Up Utility Accounts. Learn about the utilities serving the Northbrook area and set-up any necessary accounts here.
Know Your Neighborhood. Use the Know Your Neighborhood tool to learn about your property and get answers to common questions such as when is garbage collection and who are the elected representatives.
Emergency Notifications. Looking for updates from the Village on information you care about or need to know? Northbrook Notify provides emergency alerts via email, text, and/or voice call. NotifyMe provides non-emergency notifications about selected topics via email and text. Sign up today!
- The Village does not levy a real estate transfer tax or issue transfer stamps.
- It is unlawful for any person to park a "business vehicle" or "trailer" on a public street within the Village between 2 am and 6 am.
- There is no parking on public Village streets when there is two or more inches of snow.