Memorial Day 2024

The City of Carterville offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.  Residential trash service for Carterville trash customers will be delayed by one day during the week of the holiday due to Memorial Day.  Contact City Hall with any questions.

Construction – West Illinois/Zimmerman Streets

The City of Carterville has contracted with Samron Construction to complete work on the storm drainage for portions of West Illinois and Zimmerman Streets. The work will include open ditches, culverts, and enclosed storm drains. The work may involve some residential driveways. The contractor, City Engineer’s Office, and City Hall will collectively work to keep affected residents informed of upcoming work and facilitate parking and access to residences and driveways.

If you have questions, please call our office at 618-985-2252 M-F 9-5:00m. After hours, please call the non emergency line at the Fire Department at 618-985-8060. You may also email questions or concerns to, or contact us through the City’s App.



Household Chemical Collection Event

The only household chemical collection event in southern Illinois is coming up! Saturday June 1st, at the SIU Banterra Center Parking Lot bring in your household cleaners, lawn and pool chemicals, and other items to be safely collected and disposed of. See flyer for details of accepted materials. Free and open to all Illinois residents!

This event is by appointment only, click on the link to book your drop off time:


For detailed questions call Jackson County Health Department at 618-684-3143 ext. 128

Carterville Block Party – May 3, 2024

It’s Block Party time! Can you believe this is year FIFTEEN?! Bring your family Downtown this Friday (May 3rd) from 5-7pm for FREE food, music, games, sno-cones, cotton candy, ice cream and more. Meet and collect a card from all 10 of our Asset Builders for a chance to win a T-shirt. A GIGANTIC Thank You to all of the churches, businesses and volunteers that help make this Annual Event happen. Fingers crossed for blue skies.

Block Party Flyer 2024