Official Website: https://www.newlenox.net/
New Lenox Village Hall Phone Number: 815-462-6400
New Lenox is a village in Will County Illinois with a population approximated at 24,400. The village is located about 31 miles Southwest of the Chicago Loop. New Lenox has an area of 15.66 square miles of land and 0.023 square miles of water. The village of New Lenox originated as a small agricultural settlement along the shores of Hickory Creek. New Lenox was first settled in the late 1820s in the area of Gougar crossing that used to be called VanHorne Point. New Lenox was established in 1852 when Will County was created with the building of the Rock Island Railroad between Chicago and Rock Island, Illinois. The village was officially incorporated in 1946 but remained a small community with a population in 1950 of 1,235 people. New Lenox has since grown into the prosperous community of 24,400 people that it is today.
New Lenox Building Department
The Building Department is a division of Community Development and is responsible for all phases of construction, permitting and inspections within the Village. The Department reviews plans, issues permits and conducts field inspections for all construction projects ranging from a backyard shed to commercial projects and medical facilities. The review of building plans, issuance of permits and conducting inspections are all done in an effort to protect health, safety and general welfare of the Village residents.
Asst. Village Admin/ Community Development Director
Chief Building Inspector
Senior Administrative Assistant
Crime Free Information:
New Lenox Police Department
200 Veterans Parkway New Lenox, Illinois 60451
Non Emergency: 815-485-2500
The New Lenox Police Department proudly serves its residents and visitors each day. Each member of the Police Department is committed to providing a high level of law enforcement services to residents, businesses and visitors.
The Police Department is organized into two divisions: police operations and administration. These divisions led by the Police Chief and two Deputy Police Chiefs provide efficient and effective law enforcement service to the residents of New Lenox.
The mission of the New Lenox Police Department is to affirmatively promote a feeling of safety and security to the members of our community in a manner that complies with the legal and professional standards established for the law enforcement profession.
The New Lenox Police Department and its members honor these values: In all that we do, we must be honest and ethical; be reliable and trustworthy; be committed to excellence; and seek to be more effective through continued growth and learning. In serving the community, we must treat all people fairly, with respect and without prejudice; be prepared and vigilant; respond immediately when we are needed; be approachable and open but respect confidentiality; work with the community to maintain community values; strive to keep problems from arising and resolve situations without worsening them; and observe high standards of behavior. As members of the department, we value one another's contributions and need to work together and support one another.