The Village of Westchester encourages community cooperation and involvement to build community spirit, meet neighbors and enjoy the summer. One way to promote neighborhood communication is through hosting a block party.

Residents that are interested in hosting a block party are asked to fill out and submit a block party registration form. Once approved Department of Public works will provide barricades a day before and pick up a day or two after the scheduled event. The Village does ask that residents comply with Village Ordinances regarding noise and host events. between 11am and 11pm only.

Further questions can be answered by calling Public Works at 708-345-0041 or by filling the registration form.

Permit To Host A Block Party

Please answer the following questions:

Event location (i.e. Heidorn Ave. from Canterbury St. to Charles St.) – request may only be one (1) block long (street intersection to street intersection).

Event times are not allowed before 11am or past 11pm.

General Information

Barricades will be placed at the corner of from/to streets by DPW the day before and collected the day after (Saturday/Sunday will be dropped Friday and collected Monday). The host is responsible for setting up/taking down barricades.

Request for a fire truck/police squad for children’s entertainment can be made here but is dependent upon calls and scheduling.:

Upon approval, a physical permit will be issued the next day of submission, which you will pick up at Village Hall.

THERE IS NO FEE FOR A BLOCK PARTY PERMIT