Third Lake is a quiet residential community with commercial businesses along the Route 45 corridor. Sunshine Subdivision was platted in the late 1920’s. The Village was incorporated in 1959. Mariner’s Cove Subdivision was developed in the 1980’s. Third Lake has two lakes, Druce Lake and Third Lake. Both lakes are used for fishing, boating, swimming and skating. According to the 2020 census, the population of Third Lake is 1,111.
POLICE AND FIRE PROTECTION
The Lake County Sheriff’s Department provides our Village with police protection. Emergency service (911) is incorporated. The Grayslake Fire Protection District provides both fire and emergency ambulance service.
POST OFFICE SERVICES
All Village Businesses, Sunshine Subdivision and Mariner’s Cove Subdivision use 60030 zip code.
Residents who wish to use the lakes in the Village are required by ordinance to purchase a boat sticker. Boat stickers are due on April 1 of each year. Cost is determined by horsepower of the motor. Gas motors are not allowed on Druce Lake. Village vehicle stickers are available as a courtesy to residents. There is no charge for these Village stickers.
Local businesses within the Village of Third Lake are centered around the Route 45 and Washington Street. View directory of Businesses.
Beginning May 1, 2022, all businesses will be required to obtain a business license in order to operate within the CB or GB zoning districts in the Village. The application for a business license can be found here or by contacting the Village Hall.
Parking is not allowed on any Village street between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. or during snowplowing season. Should you have overnight guests, or if your vehicle is disabled on a Village street, please notify the Village Hall by clicking here.
Dogs and cats are not allowed to run at large through the Village. When off the premises of the owner the animal must be leashed and under control. An animal found at large in any street of the village can be impounded by Lake County Animal Control. An official Lake County rabies tag shall be worn by the animal at all times.
See Ordinance 09-07-02 – Burning & Disposal of Leaves and Yard Waste under the Ordinance heading on this web site.
Community Consolidated School District #46 – 847-223-3650
Woodland District #50 – 847-816-2530
Grayslake High School District #127 – 847-223-8621
Avon Township Assessor – 847-546-2146
Warren Township Assessor – 847-244-1101
Grayslake Library – 847-223-5313
Warren Newport Library – 847-244-5150
Avon Township Youth Baseball – 847-223-9299
Grayslake Park District – 847-223-7529
Warren Youth Services – 847-244-1105
Commonwealth Edison – (800) 334-7661
North Shore/Peoples Gas – (847) 336-9300
AT&T – (800) 244-4444
Comcast Cable – (866) 266-2278
Waste Management – (800) 796-9696
SWALCO – (847) 336-9340
Lake County Public Works (water) – 847-377-7500
Skunk and Beaver Removal and Assistance Program
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