Welcome to Brookfield, Illinois

Located just 13 miles west of downtown Chicago, Brookfield is a close-in suburb combining the best of city and suburban living. The Village offers cultural amenities and easy access to downtown Chicago, while providing families the great schools and conveniences of suburban living.

Brookfield is a vibrant diverse community of 19,085 individuals supporting a variety of churches, good schools, an excellent library, low taxes, convenient transportation, and extensive parks and recreation programs. We are committed to economic development, modernizing, building, and making our neighborhoods better and safer. Whether shopping, dining, or enjoying the world-class Brookfield Zoo, you will find our village a remarkable and friendly place. A great place to live, raise a family, shop, and do business, Brookfield is truly a community in every sense of the word. Read more about our history

Important Village Updates

July 4th Parade and Celebration

The 2015 Village of Brookfield Independence Day Celebration will take place on Saturday, July 4th.  Activities begin at 10:00 a.m. with the annual parade that departs from the intersection of Grand Boulevard and Garfield Avenue, travels down Grand Boulevard to Brookfield Avenue ending at the Village Hall. Following the parade (approximately 12:30 p.m.) join us in […]

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Financial and Water Reports:

Want to know more about what expenses the Village of Brookfield has every week? The Village Board of Trustees approves a “Warrant List” that contains every expenditure of the Village at every meeting of the Board of Trustees. This list is always available to anyone who wishes to review it as part of the weekly Board of Trustees Packet.


CodeRed Emergency Alerts

Microsoft Word - Sample Press Release.docThe CodeRED system allows you to receive telephone notification of severe weather warnings, tornadoes, flash floods or other warnings issued by local authorities. It is free to homes, businesses and individuals.