Frequently Asked Questions
Check out an interactive tax bill to help you better understand what is included on your bill. Also, below are some of the most frequently asked questions the Treasurer's Office has received. View more on the Treasurer's Office website.
Question: I never received my tax bill. What should I do?
Answer: Call the Treasurer’s office at 847-377-2323 or print a bill on the Treasurer's Office website. Duplicate Tax Bill page.
Question: What if I have my bill, but I lost my payment stubs?
Answer: Be sure to write the parcel number on your check. You can also download a copy of your tax bill with a payment stub at the Payment Status screen.
Question: I did not live here in 2015. Why did I receive a 2015 tax bill?
Answer: The tax remains with the property regardless of ownership. To determine your liability for paying the tax, check your closing statement to see if the seller gave you credit, or contact your attorney.
Property Tax Payment Options
U.S. Mail - Mail your payment using the envelopes provided with your bill. It must be postmarked on or before the due date in order to avoid penalty. To mail in your payment, send it to the Treasurer's Office P.O. Box located in Bedford Park, IL.
Other property tax payment options include: drop box, in person at most Lake County banks, and at the Lake County Treasurer's Office, online, or by phone.
Visit the treasurer's website at www.lakecountyil.gov/treasurer for more information, including billing history, property tax exemptions, and more.
Once again Riverwoods residents pulled together to make a proud statement in this year’s annual Deerfield Fourth of July parade. The theme, Building a New Home in the Woods earned our entry the award of “Most Original”.
Much has happened since the last edition of the Village Voice.
On April 4, 2017, the mayor, village clerk and three trustees will be elected to the Riverwoods Village Board. The terms of these positions are for four years.
Recently, the Police Department has received complaints about door to door solicitors. Here is some information on what solicitors can and cannot do.
On July 19th, the Riverwoods Board of Trustees will discuss a landscaping and centralized park plan for the new Village Hall and surrounding area. The plan has been developed by a noted landscape architect with input and funding from the Riverwoods Preservation Council (RPC), the Plant Committee, and Village staff.
Brushwood invites you out into nature this summer. There are classes and programs for all ages and interests. Here are a few:
The Plant Sale Ladies have done it again. Each spring we can count on them to offer up for sale the best and most popular native plants to add to our woodland gardens. And each year more and more residents are coming on board to order plants and learn about creating and preserving a healthy native woodland environment on their own properties. This year was no different.
Having a healthy bee population is critical to maintaining a healthy ecosystem. For that reason questions often arise regarding the effect mosquito spray has on these important pollinators.