Welcome to Crete Township!

Road District

Crete Township Road District Services & Duties

Contact Information
Tony Recupito – Highway Commissioner
708-672-7732
arecupito@cretetownship.com

Tim Miller – Administrative Assistant/Project Mgr.
tmiller@cretetownship.com

Highway & Entrance Permits
If you are planning to build a new home in the unincorporated area of the Township, an entrance/culvert permit is required. Please contact the Township Office at 708-672-8279 to receive an application.

Branch Pick-Up

FOR RESIDENTS IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF THE TOWNSHIP

BRANCH PICK-UP GUIDELINES

BRANCH PICK UP IS ON THE FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH STARTING IN
SPRING. SEE DATES BELOW.

  • This service is for the sole use of residents in the unincorporated areas for minor pruning and maintenance, ( cutting a tree down is not considered trimming or pruning), and is not intended to be used by contractors/and or residents cleaning lots for new construction, more open space, complete landscape removal or tree removal.
  • If a landscaper or tree company is doing the cutting, it is their responsibility to discard any branches.
  • Place cut ends facing the street in several small piles rather than one large one.
  • Branches should be no larger than 6inch diameter and free of root balls, stumps, dirt, stone, metal and construction material.
  • This service is for pruning and general maintenance. COMPLETE TREES WILL NOT BE PICKED UP.
  • We allow a maximum of 10 minutes at each location.
  • Branches only. No logs, leaves, stumps or yard waste.
  • Please call 672-7732 and leave us your address and we will pick them up on the first Monday of the month.

APRIL 1st – MONDAY
MAY 6th – MONDAY
JUNE 3rd – MONDAY
JULY 1st – MONDAY 
AUGUST 5th – MONDAY
SEPTEMBER 3rd – TUESDAY
OCTOBER 7th – MONDAY
OCTOBER 21st – MONDAY, LAST DAY

If you need this service, please call 672-7732 and leave your address on the voicemail the weekend before the Monday pick up day.

Burning of branches that are generated on your property is permitted in the unincorporated areas of the Township. To eliminate the possibility of false alarms, please call your Fire District to notify them of your burn date. Crete Township Fire Protection District 708-672-7111 or Steger Estates Fire Protection District 708-748-4816

2″ Snowfall Ordinance

There is no parking on the Township streets after a 2″ snowfall until the streets have been plowed.

Township Duties

  • Roadside Mowing
  • Asphalt Patching
  • Snow Removal and Salting
  • Culvert Replacement
  • Ditch Cleaning
  • Bridge Maintenance
  • Building and Grounds Maintenance
  • Roadside Cleanup
  • Maintain Traffic Control Devices
  • Tree Trimming and removal
  • Maintain Fleet of Equipment and Vehicles
  • Shoulder Stone Maintenance
  • Branch Pick Up

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