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September 3, 2013

For Immediate Release

Contact: Lake County Treasurer's Office


Property Taxes: 2nd Installment Due Date September 6


The second installment of Lake County property taxes is due Friday, September 6. A

second bill will not be mailed to homeowners. Per Illinois Statute, any payment received after the due date must include a 1.5% monthly penalty.   



Payment Option


U.S. Mail

18 N. County Street

Waukegan, IL 60085

On-line by credit card or e-check

A processing fee will be charged by the processing company.


In person at most Lake County banks

Must bring original bill or a copy of the bill


Drop box

Must pay by check and include tax bill stub in sealed envelope.


  • 18 N. County Street, Waukegan Waukegan Drop Box
  • Libertyville campus off Winchester Road, a half block west of Milwaukee AvenueLibertyville Drop Box

Look for "Collectors Drop Box" sign.


By Phone 1.877.690.3729
Jurisdiction code # 7021 will be needed to complete transaction. 
Current payment and duplicate tax bill information is available online at   

"The Treasurer's Office typically experiences long lines close to the property tax due date so I encourage taxpayers to take advantage of one of the alternative payment methods," said Lake County Treasurer Robert Skidmore. "Payments must be made or postmarked before September 6 in order to avoid paying penalties."   


Office hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Due Date, September 6, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.


More information:

Lake County Treasurer's Office