Arbor Day Ceremony • May 4th

The City of Whiting Tree Board & Parks Department invite you to join us in Whiting Lakefront Park for our annual Arbor Day Memorial Tree Planting Ceremony. The event will take place on Friday, May 4th at 1:00 p.m. at the Whiting Lakefront Park Pavilion. For que   Read More

Reminder Deadline Approaching – City of Whiting Scholarship Program for 2018


This is a reminder that the deadline is approaching for the City of Whiting Scholarship Programs for 2018.  Completed applications must be submitted to the City of Whiting Clerk-Treasurer's Office by 4:30 p.m.   Read More

Business Licenses, Amusement Licenses & Pet Tags Deadline Extended

The City of Whiting is extending the deadline for Business Licenses, Amusement Licenses and Pet Tags to Monday, April 2, 2018.  Tags and Licenses can be obtained in the Clerk's Office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   Read More

Unapproved Equipment Removal • Whiting Residents

Attention Whiting Residents:

With warm weather arriving and the snow behind us, it is now time to remove your chairs, cones and other parking space saving devices. While we typically don’t prohibit saving parking spaces during th   Read More

City of Whiting Accepting Summer Applications

The City of Whiting is accepting Summer Applications for the 2018 Season.  We are looking for applicants that are currently attending college or graduating high school seniors that will be attending college in the fall.  Our preference will go to Whiting residents first.  We will accept applicati   Read More

Whiting Police Department Accepting Applications For An Emergency Hiring Of A Police Officer

The Whiting Police Department will begin accepting applications for an emergency hiring for the position of Police Officer with the City of Whiting starting on Monday, March 12, 2018.  Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. central time on March 23, 2018.  No applications will be accepted p   Read More


Whiting residents are required by the City of Whiting Ordinance to obtain a pet tag before March 31st of each year.  Cost of these tags is $5.00 per animal.  Proof of Rabies Vaccination from an accredited animal clinic must be provided for each animal at the time of application for animal tags.   Read More

IRS Telephone Scam

There is a telephone scam going around from the IRS.  If you're not home, they will leave a phone number for you to call them back.  DO NOT call them back.  It is a scam.  Never give your bank account information or social security number over the phone to anyone including the IRS.  The IRS wi   Read More

Warning to Whiting Residents of Suspicious Subject

Officers were dispatched on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:24 pm to the 1400 block of John Street in reference to a suspicious subject.  A 15 year old juvenile stated she was walking home from school in the alley of the 1900 block of Clark Street towards her home on John Street when she heard a ve   Read More

Victim Recognizes Man Charged in Whiting Robbery in Photos on Facebook

Victor A. Espinoza, 29, of Munster, was arrested on charges he robbed a Hammond man, who had been lured to a Whiting alley by the suspect's girlfriend, court records show.  The suspect is accused of taking $113 and a cellphone while he held a handgun in the victim's ribs on Monday in an alley in th   Read More

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