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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Building & Zoning

Building & Zoning

Building & Zoning

The Community Development Department's Building Division oversees building permits and code enforcement. 

Building Permits – required by code for all work, and code are processed and coordinated efficiently with staff.  The Instant Permit Program, established in 2000, allows homeowners to receive a permit in one short appointment for smaller home improvement projects.

Zoning Regulations – Enforcement of all building and property maintenance codes is performed by a team of professionally trained inspectors.  Ares of inspection include, new construction, redevelopment, new business licenses, rental housing, annual commercial/industrial, commercial/industrial pre-sale and property maintenance complaints.

For information, contact the Community Development Department at 630/693-7530.

Building Permits
Zoning Regulations