FAQ General Information

General Information

  • What is the population of Burr Ridge?
  • What is the zip code for Burr Ridge?
  • Where is the closest airport? How do I get there?
  • How do I get to the Village Hall and Police Department?
  • Does the Village have a local access channel so I can view Board Meetings and other Village programming?
  • How do I obtain permission to hold a block party?
  • Does PACE provide bus service to the Village?
  • Does the Village provide transportation to seniors and/or people with disabilities?
  • Who should I call to report a street light out?

What is the population of Burr Ridge?
10,559 according to a June 2010 census.

What is the zip code for Burr Ridge?
60527

Where is the closest airport? How do I get there?
Burr Ridge is approximately 13 miles from Midway airport and approximately 21 miles from O'Hare airport.

Burr Ridge to Midway Airport:  Take I-55 North toward Chicago to the IL-50/Cicero Ave/4800 W Exit toward Midway Airport.  Turn right on to S. Cicero Ave/IL-50.

Burr Ridge to O'Hare Airport: Take I-55 North toward Chicago to I-294 North toward Wisconsin.  Take the I-90 West toward O'Hare.

How do I get to the Village Hall and Police Department?
Village Hall is located at 7660 S. County Line Road on the west side of the street.  The Police Department is located at 7700 S. County Line Road alson on the west side of the street.

From Plainfield Road, go south on County Line Road past Burr Ridge Parkway.  Turn right on 77th Street. The entrance to the Village Hall is on the right (north side of the street). The entrance to the Police Department is on the left (south) side of 77th Street.

From 79th, 83rd or 91st Streets, go north on County Line Road past the light at 79th Street.  Turn left on 77th Street.

Does the Village have a local access channel so I can view Board Meetings and other Village programming?
Yes.  Cable Channel 6 (Comcast) and 99 (AT&T) is reserved for broadcasting Board Meetings as well as the 24 hour Village Bulletin Board, which provides information on current events, board meetings, and other taxing bodies serving Burr Ridge. The Village can show programming and post messages for other taxing bodies that serve the residents of Burr Ridge, however, the Village does not permit programming/messages from either for-profit and not-for-profit groups.

How do I obtain permission to hold a block party?
A petition containing signatures from at least 75% of the property owners/lessees adjacent to the affected streets must be submitted to the Village.  The application can be downloaded Block Party Application. The Village Administrator will review the request, consulting with the Police Department and Fire District to ensure that the street closure will not create a fire, traffic or public safety hazard.  The Public Works Department will drop off and pick up barricades that residents can use to close the street.  Streets cannot be closed for a period of more than 24 hours.  If you have questions, contact the Village Administrator at 654-8181.

Does PACE provide bus service to the Village?
Residents can utilize the PACE Park-n-Ride lot, east of County Line Square.  The Route 668 bus to the Hinsdale station and the Route 855 "I-55 Flyer" to Chicago's Loop make weekday morning and evening stops at Park-n-Ride.  The Route 668 bus operates on Garfield, 83rd Street, County Line Road, Chasemoor Drive, Carriage Way Drive, County Line Lane, Carriage Place and Plainfield Road.  Bus schedules are available at Village Hall.  For more information, contact Pace at (847) 364-7223.

Does the Village provide transportation to seniors and/or people with disabilities?
The Village offers a subsidized taxi program for residents who are at least 60 years old or who have a permanent disability.  The program, sponsored in conjunction with the DuPage County Inter-Agency Paratransit Coordinating Council, provides taxi service to any location in DuPage County and in the Cook County portion of the Village 24 hours a day.  Destination areas include that portion of Cook County bordered on the north by Madison Street, on the south by 111th Street, and on the east by Harlem Avenue.  Rides are paid for by registered participants using coupons purchased in advance from the Village for $2.50 each.  Each coupon is worth $5 of riding time.  To register, contact Karen Thomas, Village Clerk, at 654-8184, ext. 2030. Click here to learn more.

Who should I call to report a street light out?
If you notice a street light out, please call the Public Works Department at (630) 323-4733 to report its location and, if possible, pole number. You can also submit an online Service Request. If the pole or fixture has been damaged by an accident which has left wires exposed, there is a danger of electrocution and your report is especially important.  Please call the Police Department by dialing 9-1-1 to report the damage if the Village Hall is closed.