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Click on this box to pay your 2019 Property Taxes online.

The DeKalb County Administration Building is currently closed to the public during the duration of the state’s shelter-in-place order. Taxpayers can pay online, through the mail, or at a local bank.

Daily Road Closures of Suydam Road

Suydam Road between Gletty Road and Illinois Route 23 will begin daily closures to through traffic from 8:00am to 3:00pm, On Monday, June 15, 2020 for culvert replacements. Daily closures will continue for approximately three weeks at different locations along this route.

DeKalb County’s Health Department Hosting of Free Household Electronics Collection July 18, 2020

The DeKalb County Health Department will be hosting a free household electronics collection available to DeKalb County residents. Proof of address is required. The event will be held at Northern Illinois University on Saturday July 18, 2020 from 9:00a.m. until 12:00p.m. Residents will enter in NIU Parking Lot K between the Pizza Pro’s and Popeyes off of W. Lincoln Highway and will be directed to the entrance of the event.

Property Tax Penalty Waiver Application Form

Submit this form WITH your 1st Installment Payment if you pay AFTER the due date of June 5, 2020.

Return Your Census Form Today

It's Census Time and we all have a crucial role to play. Filling out the 2020 Census determines what the next decade will look like for your community: your roads, health care, schools, representation and more. Takes a few minutes by mail, phone or online.

Local Law Enforcement Officials Issue Joint Statement

Local law enforcement leaders in DeKalb County Issue a Joint Press Release in Response to Recent Protests

Senior Assessment Freeze Deadline Extended to October 31st

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the filing process for renewable exemptions has changed. Forms no longer are required to be notarized and can be mailed in or emailed, along with supporting documentation.

Contact the Assessment Office if you have not yet renewed your Senior Freeze, Disabled Veteran or Disabled Persons Exemptions.

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Latest News!

DeKalb County Government is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In an effort to limit exposure to the public and employees, many offices have limited access. We encourage the public to contact individual departments by phone in order to schedule appointments and obtain information on building and office closures. We recognize that the region is operating in phase 3 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois framework and working toward phase 4.

Sheriff's Office Warns of SCAMS

There have been no reports regarding COVID-19 scams or frauds to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. However, Sheriff Scott is alerting citizens to be aware of that possibility.
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Help Keep Our Local Businesses Strong

DeKalb County Unites is a small business task force (University & Neighbors) Investing Together for Economic Success