It’s not unusual to find several generations of families living within blocks of each other in this tight-knit blue-collar western suburb. Melrose Park used to have a rough-and-tumble reputation, but today crime rates are actually lower than in tonier nearby suburbs, like Oak Park. “People all know each other here,” says Mike Coco, a resident who grew up in the area. “Everyone says hello.” A two bedroom brick ranch house goes for about $185,000.
Warm weather is here and outdoor activities will be on the increase. Please follow village ordinances regulating certain types of summer activities. Keep Melrose Park looking good! Click the Read More Tag below to learn of these ordinances.
Garage sales will be held on the third weekend of the following months: May, June, July, August and September. Sales are to be conducted on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of the designated weekends. No sales are allowed on Sundays.
The dates for 2017 are:
June 15th, 16th and 17th
July 20th, 21st and 22nd
August 17th, 18th and 19th
September 21st, 22nd and 23rd
The home repair and business construction season is here. Please observe the ordinance that applies to the noise involved in construction whether it occurs in the commercial, residential or business zoned areas of Melrose Park.
Click on picture to read the hours you can build or remodel
From April 1st through October 31st vehicles will be allowed to park on both sides of the street starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and ending at 9:00 A.M. on Monday. These hours do not include the West side of town nor the Winston Park area. Parking is never allowed ALLOWED on east and west streets from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.
Mayor Serpico announced the village of Melrose Park will again offer the popular free Residential Painting Program for those who need light paint work around their homes such as fences garage doors, railings, etc. To qualify: a) Must be 65 and over b) and own a single family home in Melrose Park
This program will not do any interior painting or any interior or exterior carpentry work.
Click on picture for a form to fill out and mail in
If you are interested in a tree for your parkway area, we are now finalizing a list for Melrose Park’s 2016 fall tree planting program.
To request a tree, please call the Public Works Department at (708) 343-5128.