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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Addison Support Center

Addison Support Center

Building Department

Who do I contact about buildings in disrepair?

Who maintains benchmark and vertical elevation information within the Village?

I live within the floodplain and want to construct a building or change the elevation of my property. How do I go about doing this?

There is road work going on, on my street. Whom should I contact?

I am having drainage problems in my yard. How can I get some help in solving them?

Who is responsible for maintenance of detention and retention ponds, natural areas and wetlands?

I live in a subdivision. Is there some way I can find out more about it and my lot?

What is storm water management?

What are BMPs?

I'm getting caught up in the "Greening of America". What are some things I can do in my own yard to lessen my impact from storm water runoff on the environment?

What building codes does your community use?

Do I need a permit to replace my existing fence?

How long does it take to review and approve my permit?

Do I need a permit to install a generator for a single family residence?

Where can I get information about what's required to obtain a permit for most small residential projects?

Do I need a permit to replace my existing driveway?

If my property is unincorporated and I interested in getting water and sewer from Addison, who do I contact for further information?

When do I need a permit for my home?

Do renters have rights?

As a homeowner what new codes apply to me?

Where can I place my garage sale signs?

Questions re: cell towers and cable dishes

Questions re: Plan Commission