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Scavenger Licenses

Chapter 96 of the City Code of Highland Park requires a Scavenger license for any person who will engage in the business of Scavenger, Garbage collector, second-hand dealer, or junk dealer within the corporate limits of the City. All Scavenger licensees shall comply with the terms, conditions, and restrictions of this Chapter.

To apply for a scavenger license, please review the City Policy and download an application here. Along with the application are applicable City Ordinances concerning Garbage, Refuse and Litter as well as a hold harmless agreement. Commercial refuse does not include roll-off containers and construction demolition.

Scavenger License
Please complete and return the application and required documentation with a check in the appropriate amount, made payable to the City of Highland Park, Attn: Ashley Palbitska, 1707 St. Johns Ave. Highland Park, IL 60035