Welcome to New Chicago

Yearly Renewals:

With the start of the new year, any contractors planning to perform work in the Town of New Chicago will need to obtain a contractor license from the Town Hall. This includes contractors who started working on a project in 2023 that is running in to 2024.

Dog Registration (with proof of rabies shot) and Business License Renewal are both due by January 31st, 2024.

Landlords must submit for the renewal of their properties by April 15th, 2024.

Additional information can be found by clicking the Forms button above or by clicking here.

Have you received a call from the IRS demanding money?

Please remember that the IRS will never ask you to pay by wire transfer or a gift card. When in doubt, check with the real IRS by calling 800-829-1040.

Do you have any unclaimed money from Indiana? Why not find out!

Simply go to https://www.indianaunclaimed.com and do a search for your name. If there is anything that has been unclaimed linked to your name and current (or possibly former) address, it will be listed there! All instructions on how to reclaim what is yours is on the website.

Want to see the latest product recalls?

Check out the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls site to see what is currently on recall from various manufacturers and the reason why a product is being recalled. Visit https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls for the full list.

Below are some frequently asked questions about our town. Other information about our town can be found in the various links in the menu at the top of the page.

When is trash and recycling pickup?

Trash is picked up every week on Friday. Recycling is picked up every other week on Friday. To see when the next recycling pickup is, visit the New Chicago Events Calendar. If there is a holiday that week, pickup is moved to Saturday (this is not reflected on the calendar).

Where can we pay our water bill?

Right now, the water bill must be paid at the town hall by either cash or check. There is an after hours drop box in the center median of the road directly across from the town hall that you can drop it off in.

Where can I find a list of ordinances?

The ordinances for the town of New Chicago can be found on this website by clicking here or clicking on the Ordinances button the menu above.

Want to know about upcoming events? Click the New Chicago Event Calendar link above or take a look at some of our latest posts below: