Mayor Ken Viglietta, the City Council and the Lanark Chamber of Commerce
welcome you to the official website for the

City of Lanark, Illinois

Lanark was established in 1861. It is a beautiful, peaceful rural community located in Northwest Illinois, in Carroll County. We are 5 minutes south of Lake Carroll, 20 minutes east of the Mississippi River,  and 2 hours west of Chicago. The city is known for its stately trees, historic, picturesque business district and magnificent homes, both old and new.

Lanark is proud to be within the Eastland School District with its excellence in academics as well as its sports and other extracurricular activities. Eastland has produced State Championship victories in football, volleyball, basketball, track, band, wrestling, FFA, and more. Lanark is the home of the Eastland Junior-Senior High School.

There are plenty of recreation opportunities nearby with Lake Carroll, the Mississippi River, golf courses,  a nationally known summer stock playhouse theater, movie theater, camping, hunting, fishing, and much more. We thank you for visiting our website, and we hope you will stay!

Lanark News

Governor’s Hometown Project Award Event!

Be sure to attend the "official" installation ceremony for the sign presented to the City of Lanark in recognition of the Workation 2016 community service project.

Read the complete press release with more details Here

Bulky Waste Clean-up Announced

The City of Lanark is pleased to announce that the annual Bulky Waste Clean up is set for Saturday, April 28th, 2018.

As always, the acceptable bulky waste needs to be set out at the curb either the night before, or prior to 6:00 am on the day of the Clean Up.

Please refer to the link below for the guidelines set by Moring Disposal. If you have any special disposal needs that do not fit their criteria, please contact Moring Disposal directly, as they will be able to help you arrange for such special items.

Bulky Waste 2018

Online Bill Pay Added to Site

The online bill pay application has been added to the website.

Click above (or hover) on "City Hall & City Services" then select "Water Bill Online Payment". This is the same website bill pay service we have used before (Pay-GOV.US) so it will be familiar for those of you who have used it before. If you haven't used it yet, give it a try! It is a real time-saver, and many people have already found it to be very useful.

 

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