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Posted on: June 21, 2017

City Adopts New Ordinance Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units

Ordinance No. 298 regulates Accessory Dwelling Units to only be permitted in residential areas of the City containing a detached single-family structure on a lot greater than 4,000 square feet. In addition, this law also establishes development standards ...

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New Laws and Regulations
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Notice of Funding Availability for Affordable Housing Development

The City of Lake Forest has released a Notice of Funding Availability (“NOFA”) for Affordable Housing Development. The NOFA is being released and circulated to solicit Statements of Qualifications from qualified nonprofit and/or for-profit developers who ...

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Notice of Funding Availability
Posted on: June 19, 2017

City Hall to Stay Open Five Days Every Week Starting Monday, June 26

Beginning Monday, June 26, City Hall will  open for five days a week every week. The operating hours will stay the same, Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Posted on: June 7, 2017

Lake Forest Adopted Marines Meet and Greet and Donations Requested for Summer Family Beach Day

Marines from the 1st Law Enforcement Battalion will be participating in the City’s Fourth of July Parade. As an added treat, meet the Marines to thank them for their service at a morning “meet and greet” prior to the parade. The meet and greet will be hel...

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Lake Forest Adopted Marine Donations
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Safety First - A Reminder that Fireworks are Illegal in Lake Forest

With the 4th of July around the corner, fireworks stands are popping up throughout the county. As a reminder, fireworks are illegal in Lake Forest. Each year in the United States, thousands of people suffer eye injuries and burns from fireworks. Most of t...

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OCFA Public Fireworks Displays
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Businesses Encouraged to Participate in Shop and Dine Lake Forest Week and the Taste of Forest

The 7th annual Shop and Dine Lake Forest Week is back by popular demand and the celebration kicks off on Sunday, September 17 and wraps up on Sunday, September 24. This week long celebration is a great opportunity to promote your business with special off...

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Shop and Dine Lake Forest
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Hidden Gems of Lake Forest Calendar Contest - Submissions Accepted Through October 16

All skill levels are welcome; you just need a camera and the spirit of exploration. The City is inviting residents to show off the Hidden Gems of Lake Forest. Capture a glimpse of the City’s hidden beauty whether it is a secret hiking trail, a b...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Summer Water Safety – Essential Steps to Keep Summer Safe and Fun

With summer starting and the heat rising, taking a dip in the pool or spending a day at the beach is an attractive option, but safety should always comes first. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children under the age of five and can h...

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Drowning Prevention
Posted on: April 9, 2017

Parking and Storage of Oversized Vehicles Prohibited on City Streets

Overnight parking ban is in effect for vehicles with attached trailers in residential areas to discourage long-term parking on city streets and to maintain neighborhood aesthetics. The new law does not apply to recreational vehicles parked overnight for l...

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Parking Page

Posted on: June 1, 2017

Hidden Gems of Lake Forest Calendar Contest - Submissions Accepted Through October 16

All skill levels are welcome; you just need a camera and the spirit of exploration. The City is inviting residents to show off the Hidden Gems of Lake Forest. Capture a glimpse of the City’s hidden beauty whether it is a secret hiking trail, a beautiful v...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Summer Water Safety – Essential Steps to Keep Summer Safe and Fun

With summer starting and the heat rising, taking a dip in the pool or spending a day at the beach is an attractive option, but safety should always comes first. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children under the age of five and can h...

Read on...

Drowning Prevention
Posted on: April 9, 2017

Parking and Storage of Oversized Vehicles Prohibited on City Streets

Overnight parking ban is in effect for vehicles with attached trailers in residential areas to discourage long-term parking on city streets and to maintain neighborhood aesthetics. The new law does not apply to recreational vehicles parked overnight for l...

Read on...

Parking Page