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Building permits are required in the Village of Swansea! If you are having work done at your property in Swansea please call the Government Center at (618) 234-0044 to see if the work requires a permit. If you are having a contractor do work at your home and or property make sure they have a permit before starting the work. Inspections are also required for any permit that is issued. 

Grass Clippings.... Grass cutting season is upon us and we would like to remind everyone that when you are cutting your lawn please do not discharge your lawn clippings into the streets. This will cause storm drains to clog and cause flooding. 

Trash Sticker Prices increased May 1st, 2022...The price for a sheet of 5 stickers will increase from $23.35 to $24.30 starting May 1st. Trash stickers do not expire at any time, so if you would like to purchase several sheets before the increase you may do so.  

Free Paper Shredding Event... Saturday May 21st at 9am-Noon. Provided by St Clair Township 107 Service Street, Swansea Illinois 62226. Limit 4 bags or boxes per car...For more information call 618-233-3437. 

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Swansea Police and Fire Youth Academy... June 6,7 and 8th, 2022

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The Government Center will be closed Monday May 30th in observation of the Memorial Day holiday. Trash and recycling will be delayed by one day. Monday will move to Tuesday, Tuesday to Wednesday, etc.


Memorial Day Celebration... The Memorial Day Ceremony will be held Monday May 30th, 2022 at 10:00at Mel Price Park, 1500 Caseyville Ave. The Village of Swansea Park board will be honoring all Veterans who have served for our nation. Any Swansea resident who has served can submit their information to for the booklet which will be printed for all. Please join us with your family and friends. 

Non-Highway Vehicle...The Village has adopted a program for permitting non-highway vehicles on local streets. Vehicles are permitted to be driven on streets with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less. Persons wanting to operate a non-highway vehicle within Swansea must obtain a permit and have their vehicle inspected. Permit application forms are available at the Government Center (1444 Boul Avenue). The annual fee is $50.00 for a Village resident and $75.00 for a non-resident, and the inspection fee is $50.00

Swansea Food Pantry is open...Mondays and Thursdays, from 9 to 11am, Mask are required. Address is Swansea Church at 292 Frank Scott Parkway East in Swansea.  For more information please contact Kim Jones at (618) 960-7155 and leave a message. 

Swansea Senior Van Service     
The van runs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00 noon of each week. Riders must be 60 or older, or disabled and 55. If you would be interested please contact the Village of Swansea  at (618) 234-0044 from 8:00am to 4:30pm for complete policy for riders.

Tornado siren testing will be done on the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00am unless there is severe weather in the area.
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