Dead Animal Removal

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Dead Animal Removal

Street section personnel conduct removal of dead animals in the public Right-of-Way (ROW). Public Works employees  cannot come onto private property to remove a dead animal. If there is a dead animal on residential property, it is the responsibility of the homeowner to have it removed.

Severely Injured or Sick Animal

According to the Humane Care for Animals Act (510 ILCS 70) a law enforcement officer may humanely euthanize animals that are severely injured. If there is a live animal that is severely injured or sick please contact the Police Department at 847-459-2560.