The Village staff and employees strive to provide the best service possible to our residents, while keeping your property taxes as low as possible.


Your local government – made up of dedicated elected officials and highly qualified staff – works hard to ensure that Addison continues to grow and thrive.  Village services are consistently praised, while being provided with a reasonable tax rate.

More than 36,000 people call the Village of Addison home.  Whether you are new to our community, or have lived here for years, here is some of the information you need to know.  

Addison has been extremely successful at attracting and retaining industry and business within the village due to the proactive and forward-thinking actions of its elected officials. To encourage business and industrial development and facilitate the expansion of existing sites, the village offers a wide variety of economic incentives that are molded to the needs of each individual business seeking a home in Addison.

Whether you are considering calling Addison home, or just visiting for day for pleasure or business, here are some links you might find useful.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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Advisory Commissions

Commission members are appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board of Trustees. Commissions advise the board on various issues and proposals under review.

Residents wishing to volunteer service on a commission may obtain an application in the Village Clerk's Office, or may submit one online.   

Download application, fill out, and submit here:




For instructions on submitting an online application, click here.
  • Advisory Liquor Commission
    Reviews applications for liquor licenses, conducts public hearings for such requests, reviews compliance with the liquor code and makes recommendations to the Mayor, who serves as liquor commissioner.
    Rick Delawder, Chair 
  • Blood Bank Commission
    Maintains a blood donation program through four community drives and two high school drives annually.
    Judy Socha, Chair
  • Citizens Advisory Council
    Serves as a research and communication body for the community. The Village Board refers issues to the council and the council alerts the elected officials to community concerns.
    John Navrocki, Chair
  • Commercial & Industrial Commission
    Develops a cooperative working relationship between the Village and business community.
    Tim Delawder, Chair
  • Cultural Arts Development Commission
    Works to initiate and promote diverse cultural programs for the Village.
    Annette Leiber, Chair
  • Historical Commission
    Maintains a history of the Village, provides for the safekeeping of historical items and solicits and accepts memorials. The Addison Historical Museum is open Wednesdays and Fridays, noon - 4 p.m.; archives access by appointment. Call 628-1433 for tour information.
    Christopher Pudelek, Chair
  • Landlord and Tenant Commission
    This newly formed commission will serve landlords of multi-unit properties and their tenants.  Applications are currently being accepted.
    Diane Gosling, Chair
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
    Responsible for review and recommendations on proposed subdivisions, annexations, rezoning and other land use matters.
    Joseph Bonfanti, Chair 
  • Police Commission
    Responsible for examining and hiring new patrol officers, promotion within the force and recommending to the Mayor and Board of Trustees any policy matters under the Commission’s jurisdiction.
    Larry Hartwig, Chair 
  • Police Pension Board
    Administers all phases of the police pension program including investment of funds and consideration of claims.
    Kevin Dempsey, Chair 
  • Senior Citizens Commission
    Serves as a liaison between the elected officials and senior citizens of the Village.
    Barry Gilbert, Chair  
  • Special Events Commission
    Works to plan and implement community events.
    Dean Stathopoulos, Chair 

For a schedule of meetings, check the Public Meeting Notice for the current month.