Riverside Township

27 Riverside Road | Riverside, Illinois 60546

Welcome To Riverside Township!

Serving Township Residents of Riverside, Riverside Lawn, North Riverside, Brookfield, and Lyons Since 1870.


Riverside Township was established on September 24, 1870, when four sections were de-annexed from Proviso Township by action of the County Board. The Township is bound by Harlem Avenue on the east, 22nd Street on the north, 39th Street on the south, and North Riverside's 9th Avenue through the forest preserve, Brookfield Zoo, and the Hollywood section of Brookfield on the west.

The office is currently located on the 1st floor of the historic Riverside Town Hall building. With 14 total employees (7 of which are paid positions, and 7 are elected officials), the office strives to provide valued services and general, financial aid to the residents of the community.

The office is open daily, Monday through Friday, from 9am to 3pm. If you have any further questions regarding the provided services listed on this website, you can call the Township Office at (708) 442-4400, or contact the office by email at mytownhall@sbcglobal.net.





Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will be holding three property tax appeal seminars in Riverside Township for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2016 property tax assessments. Riverside Township is open for appeal August 1 - August 30, 2016.

The seminars are sponsored by Riverside Township Assessor Fran Sitkiewicz. The hour long session will educate taxpayers on how to file a successful tax appeal, provide information on property tax exemptions, and address why property taxes go up when the value of your home goes down.

The seminars include a presentation by Commissioner Dan Patlak explaining the appeal procedure at the Board of Review. Before the end of the evening, taxpayers will have and opportunity to work with staff from the Board of Review to address their specific questions and concerns.

These events are free to the public, and there is no fee to appeal at the Board of Review. Taxpayers are asked to bring a copy of their most recent tax bill.

For more information, please contact the Board of Review, located at 118 N. Clark Street - Room 601, at (312) 603-5542 or contact the Riverside Township Assessor at (708) 447-7700. 


The seminars will be held:

Thursday, August 18th - Riverside Town Hall - 27 Riverside Road, Riverside - 6:30pm

Thursday, August 25th - North Riverside Community Center - 2401 S. Des Plaines Avenue, North Riverside - 6:30pm

Monday, August 29th - Brookfield Public Library - 3609 Grand Boulevard, Brookfield - 6:30pm