Have a Happy and Safe St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

The Village of Deerfield wishes you a happy and safe St. Patrick's Day this Saturday. Both the Village and Deerfield Police Department would like to remind residents of the following:

  • "Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving."
  • Make a plan to get home safely before you leave.
  • Never drive while impaired.
  • Never let your friends drive if you think they are impaired.

March 20 Primary Election Voting Information

Voting Info

The General Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The following information and dates will help make the registration and voting process easier. Visit the Lake County Clerk's website for full registration and election information.

Early Voting

Residents can vote and register at any early voting site regardless of where they live in Lake County. Early voting will be available until March 17 for select locations and March 19 for the remaining locations. Grace period registration is available at all sites. Hours and dates vary at the 15 different locations. Find other early voting sites

Note: The West Deerfield Township office (601 Deerfield Rd) is serving as an early voting site from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

Primary Election Day Voting

Those choosing to vote on Election Day (March 20) must go to their assigned polling location. Voters can find their polling location by using this Polling Place Locator or LakeVoterPower.info. Grace period registration will also be available in all precinct voting sites on Election Day and at the County Clerk’s Office in Waukegan. Please call
847.377.2406 for specific hours or questions.

Preview Your Ballot

Voters can preview their personalized ballot before heading to the polls by logging onto LakeVoterPower.info to confirm their registration. Then, voters can print their ballot preview to take into the voting booth as a reference.

Earth Hour 2018

Earth Hour
Join the Village and celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday, March 24, by turning off all nonessential lights from 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Fun ways to celebrate include hosting a candlelight dinner, stargazing or camping.

Visit the Earth Hour website for additional information including an interactive map.

Political Signs Reminder

Political Signs

During the political campaign season, the Village wants to remind residents about regulations for placing political campaign signs on your property.

Permits are not required for temporary signs, and residents can place any number of political signs on their property as long as the aggregate gross surface area does not exceed 20 square feet. Any signs in the public right-of-way will be removed without notice.

Signs must be:

  • on private property;
  • at least 5 feet from the house side of the sidewalk;
  • at least 10 feet from the house side of a carriage walk; and
  • at least 15 feet from the street edge or back of curb if no sidewalk.

Signs must not be: 

  • placed in the public right-of-way;
  • attached to trees, traffic or light poles, utility poles or fire hydrants; or
  • higher than 10 feet above curb level.

Get more information here. If you have any questions regarding the Village's regulations, please contact the Community Development Department at 847.719.7484.

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