Chicago City Resources

Below we have provided you with a list of “must-have” city resources for moving into and enjoying your home.


Chicago Alderman Offices –  These offices will be able to provide you with all types of information including trash removal dates, parking permits, and other local information.

Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) – is Chicago’s primary provider of electrical service.  Visit their site to set up your service before moving, or when experiencing outages.

People’s Gas Natural Gas – People’s Gas is Chicago’s primary provider of Natural Gas service.  Visit their site to set up your service before moving.

Comcast Cable, Phone and Internet – Serving all of Chicagoland, Comcast offers many digital services with special offers for new homeowners on their website

RCN Cable, Phone and Internet – Available in certain areas of Chicago including Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Gold Coast and more.  Check to see if your areas is served.

Recycling in Chicago – Find out where your local recycling drop off is, whether your neighborhood utilizes the “Blue Cart” program and more at their website.

Chicago Streets and Sanitation – The official Chicago website, this department can help with parking, trees, yard waste, snow removal and more.

Chicago Water Department – This Chicago Department can assist you in setting up and transferring water service from previous owners and into your name.

Other Chicago Departments Access the Official City of Chicago Departments website to find proper contact information for other services provided by the city.