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.


Smart Savings for Riverside Township Residents

Want to save money on your electric bill? Join Riverside Township, Cook County’s Department of Environmental Control, Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Elevate Energy to learn about ways to save money and energy with your smart meter, home weatherization and energy efficiency programs. Experts will also discuss rebated and free in-home devices and appliances.  Please come with any questions you may have about your utility bills.

This free presentation will be held on Sunday, November 20th from 1-2:30pm in the second floor auditorium of the Riverside Town Hall and is open to the public.

For questions about the event, contact Sarah Edwards, Cook County Energy Efficiency Outreach Coordinator, at Sarah.Edwards@cookcountyil.gov or by calling (312)603-3459. For more information on the smart grid, smart meters, and energy efficiency programs, visit: www.cookcountyil.gov/service/energy-efficiency