New Residents

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Welcome to the City of Evanston. The City’s web site is a great resource for new and existing residents! The web site is ever-changing and updated regularly. Visit often to learn what’s going on.

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Contact Information
The City of Evanston has 10 departments and offers many services from many different buildings. Residents can call 311 or 847-448-4311 Monday to Friday from 7am to 7pm and Saturday from 9am to 5pm to ask questions, request services or report non-emergency situations. In addition, services are available online and on our app 24 hours a day, seven days a week

School Districts
Evanston is part of District 65 and District 202 (Evanston Township High School).

Where You Are
Enter your address in About My Place to find out what City Ward you reside in; who your Alderman is; your refuse, yard waste and recycling pickup days; street cleaning dates; and other vital information you need to become acclimated to your new community.

Contact your elected officials using this information.

Get Involved
Volunteer in Evanston and keep up with the latest news.

Licenses and other Registration

Beaches, Libraries, Parks, and Community Centers
Evanston has 6 beaches7 community centers, and the main Evanston Public Library and two branch libraries, as well as 76 parks and 50 playgrounds.

Waste, Recycling, Street Cleaning and Snow

Commercial Districts
To explore Evanston’s commercial districts and unique neighborhood offerings please visit, EvanstonEdge.com, the City of Evanston’s Economic Development website.