Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendments

The Lake County Community Economic Development Department (LCCEDD) is proposing to amend BOTH the 2018 – 2023 Consolidated Plan and the 2019 Annual Action Plan (9-1-2019 to 8-31-2020) for use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CoVid19 CV3 funds from the CARES Act funding of March, 2020.

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Input Needed/Requested for CDBG Plan Amendment CoVid19 CV3 Funds

Pursuant to the passed CARE's Act, the Lake County Community Economic Development Department (LCCEDD) is receiving another allotment of CV3 (CoVid Round 3) funds of $1,222,974.00 in HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.  These additional monies must be used to "prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus" pandemic.

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COVID-19 testing clinic this week

The following COVID-19 testing clinic is available this week at Miller Elementary School, 6530 New Hampshire Ave, Hammond, IN :

  • Mon - Fri, 8 am - 8 pm 

Event Registration for Residents:

Phone-Based Testing Event Registration for Residents (for residents without internet access only): (888) 634-1116 ext. 88578

Patients may also walk into the site and register, but patients with appointments will take priority.

***It is VERY important that patients know and bring their patient number with them, to help expedite the process at the site***


The following COVID-19 testing clinic is available at 2900 W. 93rd, Crown Point, IN :

  • Tue 10/27 - Sat 10/31: 9 am - 6 pm
  • Tue 11/03 - Sat 11/07: 9 am - 6 pm

*** Open to anyone 12 years old or older living and working in Lake County.

Lake County Property Taxes - Fall Installment Due on 11-10-2020

The Fall installment of Lake County Property Taxes due date is 11/10/2020.

You may pay your property tax bill online by clicking the "read more..." link OR at the following banks from October 5, 2020 to November 10, 2020: American Community Bank, Centier Bank, Demotte State Bank, Dyer Bank and Trust, First Financial Bank, First Merchants Bank, First Midwest Bank, Horizon Bank, Peoples Bank, Tech Credit Union.


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Lake County Health Department COVID-19 Public Health Order 20-01

As the Lake County Health Department, pursuant to the authority granted by Indiana Codes 16-20-1 et seq. and 16-41-9 et seq., in the interest of protecting those within the jurisdiction of the Lake County Health Department, and reducing the spread of communicable disease, specifically the novel Coronavirus (which causes COVID-19), the Lake County Health Department is issuing a Public Health Order, with support of the Lake County Board of Health. The following should take effect throughout Lake County, Indiana, beginning July 20th, 2020 until further recommendation from the Health Department.

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The Lake County Criminal Division Courts are now live-streaming

To ensure the public and the press continue to have access to the courts, the Lake Superior Courts, Criminal Division, are now live-streaming all court proceedings, pursuant to Indiana Supreme Court Order 20S-CB-123, April 22, 2020.  However, recording or rebroadcasting of any live-stream court proceeding remains illegal.  Each court's schedule is included:

  • Criminal Division Room 1: Monday – Friday at 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Click HERE for the streaming platform. *** UPDATED ***
  • Criminal Division Room 2: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Click HERE for the streaming platform (effective 6/15/2020). *** UPDATED ***
  • Criminal Division Room 3: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Click HERE for the streaming platform. *** UPDATED ***
  • Criminal Division Room 4: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Fridays, 1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m. Click HERE for the streaming platform. *** UPDATED ***
  • Magistrate’s Court: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. on bonded defendants; 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. for In-custody IH’s. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Probation Revocations and LCCC Petitions to Expel. 10:30 Evidentiary hearings on PTRs/PTEs. Click HERE for the streaming platform (effective 6/24/2020). *** UPDATED ***