In June 2021, Waukegan City Council unanimously passed the City's new Sustainability Plan as a supplement to the most recently adopted Comprehensive Land Use Plan. This Sustainability Plan will guide City action and initiatives in the field of sustainability for the years to come. Read more about it here.

The City of Waukegan is committed to making our surrounding environment a more sustainable, vibrant, resilient place on behalf of our residents and the local ecosystems.

Please explore the various sustainability pages located in this section to learn more about the effects of climate change on Waukegan, ways the City of Waukegan is actively working to be more sustainable, and ways you can get involved. We have resources which will connect you with information on how to enjoy the outdoors in the region, cut costs on your energy bills, and more.