Tree Branch Pick Up

Branch Chipping Begins April 11, 2016


The start location of the chipper will alternate depending on the month. During the months of April, May, July, and September the Chipper Crew will begin on the eastern edge of the Village and move west across the Village until all the public streets have been serviced. During the months of June, August, and October the Chipper Crew will begin on the western edge of the Village and move east across the Village until all the public streets have been serviced. Once a street has been serviced the chipper crew will not return until the next chipping date.

Chipping Service for public owned residential streets will begin on April 11, 2016. Please do not place branches on the right of way until the weekend before the chipping week. After the last chipping week of October 24, 2016 please use your yard waste pick-up to dispose of branches until the November 25th pick up, branches should not be in the right of way from November to April.
Branch Chipping Pile

Private Subdivisions & Streets


Residents living in a private subdivision or on private streets please call the Public Works Office 708-671-3721 no later than the Wednesday before the chipping week for chipping service at your address. Residents of Private Unit Developments must submit a request for service through their Home Owners Association and the Public Works Department must be notified of the addresses for service at least one week in advance of the chipping date; either the resident or the Home Owners Association will be charged on their Utility Bill for receiving the chipping service.

Chipping service will begin on Monday of the following weeks during 2016 starting on the side of town listed:

Chipper Starts On East Side of the Village


  • April 11
  • May 2
  • May 16
  • July 11
  • September 6

Chipper Starts On West Side of the Village


  • June 6
  • August 8
  • October 3
  • Final Week: October 24
Weekly branch pick up is available through your yard waste service on your regular garbage day beginning April 1st through the November 25th service. Branches less than four feet can be placed in yard waste containers or paper yard waste bags or in bundles weighing less than fifty pounds; Bundles should be placed next to your yard waste container on your garbage day.