The Village of Harwood Heights is the perfect location for any business. With easy access to I-90 and the CTA Blue Line, the Village is just 15 minutes from O’Hare International Airport and 30 minutes from Downtown Chicago. There are over 650,000 people and 230,000 households within a five-mile radius of the Village. Whether you are looking for a site for new development or a turnkey retail space, Harwood Heights has it!
For more information on available opportunities or to just learn more about what the Village has to offer, contact the Village’s Economic Development Coordinator, Dan Gardner at [email protected].
The Village of Harwood Heights is governed by the Mayor and a six-member Board of Trustees.
Visit our Elected Officials page for more information.
The Norwood Park Fire Protection District is responsible for providing Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services to the Villages of Norridge & Harwood Heights, and Norwood Park Township. It is located at 7447 W. Lawrence, Harwood Heights, IL 60706.
For more information about the Norwood Park Fire Protection District, please visit their website.
The Eisenhower Public Library District serves Harwood Heights and Norridge residents. It is located at 4613 N. Oketo Avenue, Harwood Heights, IL 60706.
For more information about the Eisenhower Library, please visit their website.
A message from our mayor
As an elected official I feel it is important to be dedicated to serve a community and its residents; to share in the concept of working with others; and, most important, the willingness to listen. My past history brings forth management skills, project accomplishments, and community dedication - and I look forward to using my experience to guide our community to greater "heights." Working together will bring a better tomorrow as we are a nation to share, to strive, to learn, and to fulfill.
The Harwood Heights Police Department conducted a traffic safety campaign November 17-27, 2023 reminding motorists to buckle up and drive sober. The “Click It or Ticket” and “Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization was conducted by the Harwood Heights Police Department and other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to help reduce… Read More: Thanksgiving “Click It or Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign Results
In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Village of Harwood Heights is accepting donations at our Village Hall for the Illinois Veterans’ Home from October 2 – December 15, 2023. (extended from November 30) They are in need of independent activity related items – such as puzzles and textured items; crafts – such as stickers and… Read More: Illinois Veterans’ Home Supply Drive 10/2/23 – 12/15/23
The Village of Harwood Heights is pleased to be able to provide you with this list of persons who are available for snow removal this winter season. They will provide snow removal for Harwood Heights and bordering areas of Norridge only. Please remember payment arrangements are to be made between yourself and whomever you choose… Read More: 2023-24 Winter Snow Removal List
The Village of Harwood Heights hosted its 5th Annual Car Show on Sunday, September 24, 2023. The event was held at Harlem & Lawrence in the Steinhafel’s parking lot. There was an assortment of vintage models and awards will be given to the top 10 vehicles, people’s choice, and the Mayor’s choice. Take a look… Read More: 2023 Harwood Heights Auto Show Photos
This year’s National Nite Out was held on August 1, 2023 at Norridge Park. The event is an annual community-building campaign that enhances relationships between neighbors, children, and law enforcement and it also promotes community partnerships. The Harwood Heights Police Department, elected officials, and staff participated in this great event. Check out the photos!
This year’s Village Fest was held August 17 – 20, 2023. This year’s celebration included a carnival, musical entertainment, bingo, a petting zoo, kids games, and a variety of delicious food from Harwood Heights restaurants. Check out the photos from this event and see if you can spot yourself in the crowd. We hope to… Read More: 2023 Harwood Heights Village Fest Photos
The Harwood Heights Police Department has been awarded federal funding for the 2024 Federal Fiscal Year to conduct additional traffic safety efforts through the Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Grant. The STEP Grant Program focuses on high-visibility enforcement and strategies aimed at saving lives and preventing injuries by reducing traffic crashes. The 2024 STEP Grant… Read More: Harwood Heights Police Dept Awarded Traffic Enforcement Grant
In accordance with the applicable statutes of the State of Illinois and ordinances of the Village of Schiller Park, the Village of Harwood Heights and the Village of Norridge, notice is hereby given that meetings of the Municipal Consolidated Dispatch (MCD) Board of Directors occur the second Tuesday of every other month at 1:30 p.m.… Read More: MCD Board of Directors Meeting Schedule FY 2023-2024
A three-year construction project along the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago just began (April 2023) and that means added congestion for the region’s commuters. Pace Bus offers suburban commuters several options to bypass that traffic and use public transportation to get to and from Chicago. Plus, using public transportation saves you money compared to the costs… Read More: PACE Bus Service Options During Kennedy Construction
The Village of Harwood Heights is celebrating its 75th anniversary! In honor of this special occasion, the Village has 75th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. Help us celebrate all year by purchasing one of these shirts. They can be purchased at the Village Hall, 7300 W. Wilson. The cost is $10. (Click here to see what… Read More: Harwood Heights 75th Anniversary T-Shirt