Departments

The Village of Arlington Heights departments provide a wide range of quality municipal services to our residents and businesses through thoughtful planning, fiscal responsibility, and being accessible, responsive and proactive to the needs of the community we serve.

From public safety, to health services, to infrastructure and street maintenance, to business development and permit processes, we strive to maintain a quality of life that makes our customers – the residents and businesses of Arlington Heights – proud. It all starts with strong commitment to do what we can to provide friendly service to our customers to keep Arlington Heights thriving.  Feel free to contact any of our departments with questions or concerns.  

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Village Leadership

The Arlington Heights Village Board consists of eight Village Trustees and one Mayor (or Village President) who are elected at large and serve four-year terms. They have been elected to oversee the city budget, establish strategic priorities, and set policies.  Their policy decisions not only drive the day-to-day efforts of the Village in achieving excellent service delivery, but also serve as a guide toward the initiatives and efforts that bring about meaningful improvements to the community.    

The Village Manager is the Village’s chief administrative officer, appointed by the Village Board to oversee all day-to-day operations of the Village. The Village Manager is responsible for providing overall direction to Departments and to oversee the execution of policies and programs established by the Village Board.  A key focus of the Village Manager is to ensure that Departments are responsive and responsible in delivering exceptional service to the community and its needs. 

News
Everything "Falls" Into Place at Autumn Harvest, October 5
Scarecrows, hayrides, pumpkins and more are in store for the Autumn Harvest event held Saturday, October 5 in North School Park. ... Read More
Everything "Falls" Into Place at Autumn Harvest, October 5
Autumn Harvest activity
Parking App Rolls Out in Downtown for Daily Fee Parking
Pay for daily fee spaces in the Downtown via the new Passport Parking app being rolled out the week of September 9.... Read More
Parking App Rolls Out in Downtown for Daily Fee Parking
Passport Parking Sign
September 18th Presentation of Federal Fair Housing Amendments
Lisa M. Danna-Brennan, Associate Regional Counsel for Litigation, Office of the Regional Counsel, Region V, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development is the featured speaker at this presentation sponsored by the Commission for Citizens with Disabil... Read More
September 18th Presentation of Federal Fair Housing Amendments
Person in wheelchair
Village Explores Sale of Recreational Cannabis
The Village Board is continuing to explore the sale of recreational marijuana for adults over 21 in the Village. The Board expects to make a decision on the matter this fall.... Read More
Village Explores Sale of Recreational Cannabis
medical marijuana