Living

  1. Community Links

    View a list of helpful links and resources.

  2. Community Overview

    The City of Oak Forest is a municipality in Illinois that is home to approximately 28,000 residents and 450 businesses. Oak Forest’s distinctive geographic location, cradled in forest preserves just 20 miles from the heart of the Chicago Loop, provides residents with a range of conveniences that enhance their overall quality of life. Whether its access to regional amenities, downtown Chicago or simply friends next door, Oak Forest residents and families can justifiably boast the things they love best are “close to home.”

  3. New Residents

    If you have newly moved to Oak Forest, or thinking of moving to Oak Forest here is page to help you along the way.

  4. Resident Information

    Look up important topics, including information on animal licenses, dog parks, and garage sales.

  5. Oak Forest Farmers Market

    Visit the Oak Forest Farmers Market every Saturday from May 28 through October 1 for the best selection of fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers, and home decor. The market also offers weekly events such as health screenings, culinary demos, story time for kids, and more.