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

swimming pools

Swimming pools are a fun addition to any backyard, but pose several risks to owners and their neighbors. Compliance to the following regulations is extremely important:

  • A minimum 4-foot high fence is required around pool or yard. Entrance gate must be self-closing and self-latching.
  • Pools shall be located a minimum of 10 feet from the house, 5 feet from any lot line and shall not encroach into any easements.
  • Pools shall be a minimum of 10 feet horizontally from any overhead electrical wires and 5 feet horizontally from any underground electrical wires.
  • National Electrical Code requires Ground Fault Interrupters (GFIs).
  • Pools shall not be drained to overflow upon an adjoining lot or otherwise create a nuisance.