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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Permit Process Goes Electronic

The Village of Addison now accepts all new permit applications through our electronic portal, which will streamline the process for residents and staff alike.

If you have submitted a permit application prior to Monday, Dec. 5, continue to submit paper documents until your permit is approved and issued. 

The new portal is available here:

Do's and Don'ts, to remember:

Please do not email new permit application documents to the email address.

Please do not drop off new paper permit applications and documents at the Community Development front counter.

Please do not mail new paper permit applications and documents to the Village of Addison. 

Please do create an online portal account with a valid email address and submit your application and PDF documents via the Portal. 

Please do call the Community Development Department if you have any questions and/or need assistance utilizing the portal at 630-693-7530 .

We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this transition.