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Des Plaines Launches Interactive Dining Guide

Over 150 Des Plaines dining options are now at your fingertips with the launch of the Des Plaines Dining Guide. This new interactive map will help make it easy for your to decide on your next meal out as all of the following information can be found on this map: restaurant name, address and geographical information, phone number, website, details on delivery, outside eating and party room availability. With some many choices and types of cuisine, we hope that you explore our diverse dining scene and find a new favorite restaurant. Read more...

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Vehicle Sticker Sales Begin May 1, 2019

The City's annual Vehicle Sticker sales begin May 1st, 2019 (PLEASE NOTE: Residents are no longer required to purchase Pet Licenses). We've made it easy to renew your vehicle stickers from the convenience of your home or work computer. Just visit us online at to get started!

Des Plaines residents can also renew their stickers via USPS Mail or In-Person at City Hall, 1420 Miner Street. If you purchased a vehicle sticker in 2018 and do not receive a renewal form by May 16th, 2019, please call 847.827.4327, or visit the cashier’s counter at City Hall for an application.

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Union Pacific Railroad Upgrades and River Road Construction Announced

The Des Plaines Public Works and Engineering Department has announced that River Road will be closed due to the reconstruction of the roadway and Union Pacific Railroad (Miner Street) crossing upgrades starting Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The project will result in the full reconstruction of the roadway, improvements to railroad crossing gates and signals, and replacement of underground utilities. A detour map is available, with the project is expected to be completed by mid-July, weather permitting. For the most current project updates, visit on the City's website. Inquiries can also be made by calling a project representative at 847.813.5972, or the City of Des Plaines at 847.391.5390.

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Hot off the Press! The 2019 Spring Des Plaines Digest

The 2019 spring edition of the Des Plaines Digest is now available for viewing. In this issue you'll learn about the City's "Future Forward Approach" to new opportunities and development, three important 2019 goals reflecting our plans for progress, the upcoming launch of our new Dining Guide Map, and important updates to the City's utility billing system. Just visit to view the full edition.

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