Town Government



Dog Park Membership: Members must purchase a permit each calendar year at the Schererville Community Center, 500 E. Joliet Street. Memberships run on a calendar year basis (January 1 through December 31). Proof of current vaccinations is required. Rabies, DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus). Bordetella is not mandatory but is strongly recommended.

  • Annual Membership for Schererville Residents: $60 – one dog; $15 each additional dog
  • Annual Non-Resident Membership: $100 – one dog; $25 each additional dog
  • Replacement card: $10 if card is lost or damaged
  • Park Hours: 8:30 a.m. to Dusk
  • Weight Regulations: Dogs 26 lbs and larger must use the large run area. Dogs less than 26 lbs are required to use the small dog area

Click here for an application and more guidelines.

Notary Public: Clerks are available to notarize your documents, at no charge. Please bring in a photo I.D. and DO NOT SIGN the documents ahead of time. Documents to be notarized MUST be signed in the presence of the Notary.

Pavilion Rentals: Pavilions are available to rent for family parties and work/school events. Call our office to see if the day you would like to reserve is available. Your date is not reserved until you fill out a Shelter Permit and pay at the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office. Click here to see rental fees

Police/Code Enforcement Citations: Citations need to be paid in the Schererville Town Court. Their hours are Monday – Thursday, 9:00am – 4:00pm.

Program/Activity Registration: Register for Park programs/activities/trips in our office or register via our online catalog.

Stamps: The Clerk-Treasurer’s Office sells Stamps. A book of Stamps costs $13.60. We accept cash, check, or credit card as payment.

Weddings: Please call (219) 322-2211 ext. 5 for more information.

Standard Fee $25.00
Service performed on weekend or after regular business hours (add) $12.50
Service performed away from the Town Hall in Schererville (add) $10.00
Service performed out of the Town of Schererville (add) $25.00
Scheduling & Administration Fee (Deposit) $10.00
The wedding must take place in Lake County and at least a 60 day notice is required.  

 You need to pay it? Come to our office! We accept payments for: 

  • Adult softball sign-ups
  • Ambulance fees
  • Park pavilion rentals
  • Park program registrations
  • Town of Schererville Permits
  • Utility bills

Have any questions for us? Please give us a call at (219) 322-2211 ext. 5. Our hours are Monday thru Friday – 7:30am – 4:30 pm.

Understanding Your Water Meter

The Water Department branch of Public Works has provided some information detailing on the different kinds of water meters, how they work, and how they are read. Click here to read more.