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It is not necessary to apply in person. However, applications are available at City Hall during regular business hours. Applications may be mailed, faxed or emailed. Applications and cover letters must identify for which job the applicant is applying. The job posting will state if a resume is necessary with an application. Applicants can apply for as many jobs as there are openings; however, a separate application is required for each position.
Completed applications must include a legal name, contact information, the title of the position being applied for, and a signature. Incomplete applications may not be considered. Anyone needing assistance in the application process should contact the Assistant City Administrator at (630) 393-9427.
Additional proposals by Governor Rauner to freeze all property taxes and take no action to reform municipal public safety pensions will greatly amplify the negative impacts that an LGDF cut would have on municipal residents and businesses.
This record of excellent fiscal stewardship by municipal governments, encouraged by accountability to local voters, is a compelling argument to drive additional value for taxpayers by maintaining, and even increasing the municipal share of LGDF revenue. Additional LGDF revenues could be used to help offset the growing costs incurred from unfunded state mandates, the most notable of which includes paying for pension benefits that were increased by the State.
Zoning Ord. 1018, Chapter 5, Section B-10 regarding storage, states that recreational vehicles cannot be stored in the actual front yard or actual corner side yard. Travel trailers must be stored on the driveway or widening; other recreational vehicles (multi-item trailers) can be stored on a non-paved surface so long as the yard is not torn up and ruts are created. Recreational vehicles must be stored a minimum of three feet (3’) from any building and five feet (5’) from any lot line. If the vehicle is less than five feet (5’) in height, it may be parked up to one foot (1’) from the property line.
The International Swimming Pool Code, Section 305 states that any in-ground pool or any above ground pool with less than 48 inches in height (as measured from the lowest ground level point to the top of the pool wall) must be enclosed with a fence or wall with no openings/breaks, except for self-closing, self-latching gates. Pools greater than 48 inches in height may use a retractable ladder instead of a fence or wall. All pools that are a minimum of 250 square feet in area or have a depth capacity of 24 inches or greater require a building permit. Pools that don’t require a building permit are still required to comply with all zoning and safety codes.
On March 30, 2020, the DuPage County Health Department released a dashboard to provide information on the total number of people, in DuPage County, who have tested positive for COVID-19. The dashboard includes a map, which shows the distribution of reported cases by municipality and will be updated at 4:00 p.m. daily.
View the DuPage County COVID-19 Dashboard.
If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, you should contact a healthcare provider or the DuPage County Health Department at 1-800-889-3931, 630-221-7553, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective July 1, 2021 all public meetings, including but not limited to the advisory board and commission meetings, Committees of the Whole, and City Council, will resume in-person at City Hall. Please visit the Agenda Center for additional information about each meeting.
The City’s contract with Waste Management expired on April 30, 2021. In December 2020, the City issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on residential waste and recycling service to commence on May 1, 2021. The RFP requested that each bidder submit an option to continue the sticker-based program the City currently uses as well as a cart-based service option. The City received responses from four companies: Flood Brothers, Groot, Lakeshore Recycling Systems, and Waste Management. However, none of the companies proposed a strictly pay-as-you-throw sticker program. Three of the four companies offered a sticker program with a flat monthly fee on top of the sticker pricing. Therefore, a cart-based service through Groot was selected as the most cost-effective option over the course of the five year contract.
Residents with the 65-gallon or 95-gallon cart can place additional garbage and recycling out in a separate container (garbage should be sealed in bags) not to exceed 50 pounds each, which can be collected by one person. There is no additional cost for the excess garbage and recycling.
This does not apply to the senior discounted 35-gallon cart program.
Seniors 65 and over qualify for a 35-gallon garbage cart at a reduced senior rate. The recycling cart will still be 65 gallons. To request enrollment in the senior discounted program, contact Groot at Warrenville@groot.com and provide your name, address, phone number, and proof of age. You may also contact Groot by phone at 630-892-9294.
Yard waste stickers can be purchased at City Hall and affixed to yard waste bags or resident-owned 32 gallon rigid containers for disposal between April 1 and November 30. Residents interested in a yard waste toter can subscribe to this service by contacting Groot at 630-892-9294. Subscription to the yard waste toter allows residents to also dispose of food scraps with the yard waste for composting.
Yard waste stickers can be purchased at the following locations:
City Hall - 3S258 Manning Ave, WarrenvilleHometown Pantry - 3S029 Route 59, WarrenvilleJewel Food Stores - 177 E. Roosevelt, West ChicagoAce Hardware - 2S541 Route 59, Warrenville
Download the Groot app:
Google Play (Android)
Apple Store (IPhone)
Contact Groot by phone at 630-892-9294.
Contact City Hall at 630-836-3050.
Groot Contract (PDF)
The City of Warrenville has passed ordinance O2022-05, Title 3, Chapter 28, which bans the use of coal-tar products. The ordinance takes effect starting January 1, 2023.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons – or PAHs – are aromatic (airborne) toxic chemicals that are formed whenever anything with a carbon base (such as wood, gasoline, or meat) is burned. They are known to be carcinogenic, mutagenic, and/or teratogenic (causing birth defects), and they are major contaminants of not only paved areas, but adjacent homes and local rivers.
The purpose of the ban is to protect the people and waterways of Warrenville. Coal tar is a known human carcinogen (USGS 2015) and very toxic to aquatic life. Coal tar is the single greatest source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contamination in the West Branch of the DuPage, which runs through Warrenville.
Asphalt-based sealants are a readily available alternative to coal tar-based sealants, and numerous studies by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have shown that asphalt-based sealants have significantly lower concentrations of PAHs and therefore a lower risk for causing harm to humans and wildlife (USGS 2015).
The ban applies to all homeowners, business owners, property owners, HOAs, contractors, and anyone who might apply or sell coal tar pavement sealants within The City of Warrenville.
Coal tar sealant is the black, viscous liquid applied to many asphalt parking lots, driveways, and playgrounds in North America to protect and enhance the appearance of the underlying asphalt. Coal tar sealant is a potent source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contamination in urban and suburban areas and a potential concern for human health and aquatic life (USGS 2021).
Coal tar is a known human carcinogen (USGS 2015). PAHs from coal-tar-based sealcoat can contaminate house dust, a particular risk for small children, who spend time on the floor and put their hands and objects into their mouths. Although unseen, releases of PAHs to the atmosphere (volatilization) from freshly coal-tar-sealed pavement are tens of thousands of times higher than from unsealed pavement. This is a potential human-health concern because inhalation is an important pathway for human exposure to PAHs. Runoff from coal-tar-sealcoated pavement is also acutely toxic to aquatic life. Dust on coal-tar-sealed parking lots contains bits of abraded sealcoat particles, and PAH-contaminated dust that is not trapped by stormwater management devices can be transported to streams and lakes, where it settles.
Yes. Pavement sealant professionals need to apply for a license through the City’s website. The cost of the license is $100 and must be renewed annually. Contractors will be required upon applying for a license to submit Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) for the products they will be using. Additionally, while performing work, contractors will need to have on hand a current license, MSDSs, and invoices of products being applied.
In short, ask your pavement sealing contractor what type of sealant they use. Let them know that the City has banned the use of coal tar sealants. You can view a list of licensed sealant contractors on the City’s website. If your contractor is not listed, inform them of the City’s licensing requirements.
Homeowners will be allowed to seal their own driveways without a City license; however, the sealant they use must not contain coal tar. It is our understanding that most home improvement stores like Home Depot and Menard’s no longer sell coal tar sealants, but instead provide alternatives such as asphalt-based sealants. Businesses within the City limits will be required to not sell coal tar sealants.
Anyone found guilty of violating the ordinance is subject to fees as set forth in the City code 1-4-1.
Please contact the Community Development Department at 630-836-3050.
For more information, we recommend the following sources:
USGS (2021) https://www.usgs.gov/mission-areas/water-resources/science/coal-tar-based-pavement-sealcoat-pahs-and-environmental-health?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects
USGS (2015) https://www.usgs.gov/news/coal-tar-sealant-runoff-causes-toxicity-and-dna-damage
Long et al. (2016) at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4979669/
Mahler et al. (2015) at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25860716/
Williams et al. (2013) at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23181746/
“Shall the maximum tax rate for the general corporate fund of the City of Warrenville be established at .291 percent of the equalized assessed value instead of .266 percent, the maximum rate otherwise applicable to the next taxes to be extended?”
The results of that referendum were that 1,275 Warrenville residents or 24.18% voted yes in support of an abatement program and 3,998 residents or 75.82% voted no to the program. During the West Nile Virus scare in 2001, Council re-visited this issue. At their February 19, 2002, meeting, they decided against mosquito spraying or larviciding due to the potential health risk the chemicals that are used may pose – as provided by resident feedback at the meeting. Further, the effectiveness of spraying pesticides is very limited since Warrenville is surrounded by Forest Preserves. DuPage County Forest Preserve District sprays only when there is a health threat and not for nuisance mosquitoes.
Very low. This virus causes an encephalitis infection of the brain. It infects birds and is transmitted when a mosquito feeds on the bird and then transfers it to humans. Although this virus has been found in both mosquitoes and birds in DuPage County, the possibility of human infection is extremely remote. Less than 1% of mosquitoes are infected with the virus. More information about the West Nile virus can be found on the DuPage County Health Department webpage at the link.
2. Provides maximum flexibility: Since the City's aggregation program has no early termination fee (unlike many individual contracts), residents are free to come and go with no restrictions and no charges.
3. Supports renewable “green” energy sources. Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for 100% of electric usage by program participants supports “green” electric generation from renewable sources such as hydro, wind, solar and methane gas, etc.
In addition, unlike those customers who are still receiving their electricity supply from ComEd, you will not be automatically switched over to the new electric power supplier. You may also be subject to early termination fees or other restrictions with your current provider. It is best to check with your provider to better understand any restrictions or policies that might apply, should you decide to “opt in” to the City’s program.
ComEd urges customers to contact the utility immediately if they are experiencing a power outage. To report an outage, customers can call 800-EDISON1 (800-334-7661), or report it through their website or Facebook. Spanish-speaking customers should call 800-95-LUCES (800-955-8237).
Customers can text OUT to 26633 (COMED) to report their outage and receive restoration information. Customers also can follow us on Twitter or on Facebook to stay up to date on the latest ComEd storm restoration information. ComEd has also introduced a mobile app for iPhone and Android smart phones that gives customers the ability to report power outages and manage their accounts. ComEd Website
7.515 cents per kWh for one year beginning in October 2020.
Visit http://www.pluginillinois.org/FixedRateBreakdownComEd.aspx. The ComEd rate can fluctuate month-to-month, depending upon the variance of the PEA.
While police officers are on duty 24/7, the Police Department lobby is open during the following business hours:
After hours, please use the red telephone between the front entrance doors to connect to the 9-1-1 dispatch center. You may also dial 9-1-1 from your cellular telephone.
Yes, some NON-emergency service requests may be made through an online submission process using the City website:
Curfew applies to minors who are under the age of 17. Curfew hours are, with few exceptions:
Additional graduated curfew restrictions may apply. For graduated driver’s license curfew restrictions, please visit the Illinois Secretary of State website.
For these types of services, please call the Department’s non-emergency telephone number (630-393-2131) during regular business hours. Regular business hours are:
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.Weekends and City holidays: Closed
Yes. During closed business hours, please use the red telephone located between the Police Department’s front entrance doors to connect to the 9-1-1 dispatch center. You may also dial 9-1-1 directly from your cellular telephone. Police emergency response is not affected during closed lobby hours.
Dial 9-1-1 anytime a police officer is needed to respond within the City of Warrenville. This holds true for emergency and non-emergency service calls.
If you are wanting to speak with a officer regarding a report that has already been made, please call police non-emergency to be connected: 630-393-2131
Generally speaking, the answer is no. A police officer must be dispatched to a Warrenville residence or business, or you may come in to the police station to make a report. **During COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, some reports may be taken over the phone to limit exposure**
The City of Warrenville has installed a prescription drug recycling drop-box in the lobby of the Police Department. Prescription drugs may be placed in this container during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and must meet the following criteria:
Collected drugs will be safely disposed of through a professional recycling service. Visit our Resources for the Public page (Find the Help you Need) for additional information.
Information regarding report request and on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and can be found on the Records Division page.
FOIA-able requests must be completed and submitted online or in person at the Police Department. Once the completed form is received, the department will have five business days to respond. Requestors will be notified if, and/or when, the report is available to be picked up. Copying fees are associated with all documents, and must be paid prior to receiving the FOIA request.
Concealed carry weapons that are voluntarily surrendered, may be picked up at the Police Department during the below-listed hours under the following conditions:
Weapons will only be released upon meeting the above criteria.
Fingerprinting services are available by appointment only with a three-card limit per person. To schedule an appointment, please call the police non-emergency telephone number (630-393-2131) during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Appointments are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Appointments may by delayed or rescheduled in the event of an emergency or unforeseen incident.Fees: $15 residents and in-town business employees is $15 / $25 non-residents.Accepted forms of payment: cash, personal check, Visa, Master Card, and Discover card.
You must provide:Photo identification, proof of your current address, and your own fingerprint card. If a fingerprint card has not been supplied to you, they are available from the Federal Bureau of Investigation web-site. Only cards printed on hard stock will be accepted.
This service is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.**Please note that the LiveScan fingerprinting service for concealed carry is not available through the Police Department. For more information on requirements and approved vendors, please visit the Illinois State Police website at the following address: www.isp.state.il.us/crimhistory/livescan.cfm (Search keywords: FD-258 form)
Recruitment tests are conducted every 24 months, and are advertised in local newspapers and online. Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 35, possess a valid driver’s license, be a United States citizen, and have graduated high school or its equivalent. Questions may be directed to Board of Fire and Police Commission liaison Deputy Chief Jacobson at: email@example.com
The Tourism and Arts Commission reviews the applications and will make recommendations to the City Council with respect to funding the event or program. These application will be first considered by the City Council at the Finance and Public Safety meeting in January (fourth Monday). The City Council reserves the right to request additional information to assist in its consideration of any application.
Applicants may attend the Tourism and Arts Commission's meeting in January to see their recommendation to City Council. City Council will first consider the recommendation at the Finance and Public Safety Committee in January (the fourth Monday). A final City Council decision will be made at the first City Council meeting in February (first Monday). Notification letters will be sent out to all applicants.