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As a company that performs home inspections in Winnetka, we have the following information about this community:

Spring Cleanup for Winnetka is April 26-29.

Monday, 4/26: north of Tower Road;
Tuesday, 4/27: Tower Road to Pine Street;
Wednesday, 4/28: Pine Street to Willow Road;
Thursday, 4/29: south of Willow Road.

The main purpose of this yearly spring rubbish pickup is to reduce fire hazards in the home. Public Works employees will remove from the parkway anything that two men can reasonably lift into a truck.

If after a property inspection in Winnetka, you decide to have items from our Cost to Cure section of the home inspection report fixed, you should be aware of the permit process in Winnetka.

Building and Other Related Permits

To assure that building and site improvements are undertaken and completed in compliance with Village building codes, it is necessary to obtain building and other permits for additions, interior remodeling, demolition, new decks or replacement driveways, patios, swimming pools, fences, air conditioners, etc. Please contact the Community Development Department at 847-716-3576, or email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it before undertaking any major work around your house. Permits are required to be posted in a conspicuous location that is visible from the street.

If you'll be modifying the exterior of your Winnetka home, you might want to that Winnetka does require a Certificate of Appropriateness of Design



A Certificate of Appropriateness of Design must be issued prior to any external architectural feature changes, including awnings, storefronts, and certain signage for commercial, multi-family or institutional buildings. (Single-family homes are NOT required to obtain a Certificate of Appropriateness.) Contact the Department of Community Development at 847-716-3576, or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



If you'll be a resident in Winnetka for the first time, you might want to know about cable television services:


Cable Television

Comcast provides cable television service to Winnetka residents. The Comcast Customer Service phone number is 866-594-1234.

Although the Village has limited authority regarding the operations of the cable companies, we do document problems or issues Winnetka residents may have with our local provider, Comcast. Any problems that you experience should first be addressed directly with the cable company at 866-594-1234, or at If you are unable to resolve your complaint or would like to document a comment, you can notify the Village via email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Village maintains an information bulletin board for cable subscribers on cable channel 10. Local events are listed on the bulletin board along with timely safety and crime prevention information. Village Council meetings are televised weekly.

The Village Council meetings are aired on Channel 10, Mondays and Fridays at 7 p.m.

Until January 1, 2010, Comcast will provide a TV production studio for use by Winnetkans in Highland Park and Skokie. Residents seeking information about Public Access should call 847-266-1887, or visit . After the first of the year, this service will no longer be provided by Comcast.

If you're interested in purchasing a home in this wonderful community, please contact us for your home inspection needs in Winnetka. You can call 312.961.4228 or visit our Book an Appointment page.

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