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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Mayor's Letter

Oct. 21, 2020

To my fellow residents,

Yesterday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that new mitigation guidelines will take effect throughout DuPage County beginning this Friday, Oct. 23. This is due to ongoing increased positivity rates in testing for COVID-19. These new mitigations are aimed at reducing the spread of the virus before our healthcare facilities become overwhelmed. 

We all play a role in these efforts. It is incumbent on all of us to follow health guidelines, especially the 3 Ws: wash your hands, wear your mask, and watch your distance from others. Our region has seen a significant increase in the number of positive test results. While I’m happy to see the severity of cases waning – our hospitalization rate is low, compared to the number of actual cases – we need to slow the spread of COVID-19 by adhering to the Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines.

It is important for all of us to do what we can to help. Over the past few weekends, I have been joined by Village staff, representatives from District 88, and community volunteers in passing out free COVID-19 Essentials Kits, which include hand sanitizer, masks and educational materials. I’m asking you to do your part to ensure that you and all the members of your family comply with the health guidelines, and in doing so, insure the health and safety of our community. 

As Mayor, I have a responsibility to watch out for the health and safety of our residents … but also for the health of our business community.  These new mitigation guidelines will once again require restaurants and bars to limit their service to outdoors and carryout. In other words, this endangers the viability of these businesses.

As I’m sure you know, all restaurants have suffered during the pandemic.  These new restrictions will be very difficult for them. I want to remind everyone that we have a wide variety of takeout options from our Addison restaurants, and I ask that you support them whenever you can.  For a list of restaurants, visit

Please be careful, follow guidelines, and most of all, stay healthy!

Best wishes,

Rich Veenstra

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