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Early Voting Has Begun in Sycamore

Early Voting begins September 24th in Sycamore and October 19th at our satellite sites. Election Day is Tuesday November 3rd, 2020.


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 4 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois framework.

Board of Review Seeking Qualified Candidates

A qualified candidate must have experience in the field of real estate, property appraisal or property tax and must take and pass a State administered exam.

The position is a part-time salaried position with the bulk of work completed in October through February.

To learn more please contact the Chief County Assessment Office at 815-895-7120 or send an email to

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

The second installment of real estate taxes is due Thursday, September 3, 2020

The DeKalb County Administration Building is open but under social distancing rules. Taxpayers can also pay online, through the mail, or at a local bank.

Census Deadline is October 31, 2020! Have You Been Counted?

Filling out the 2020 Census determines what the next decade will look like for your community: your roads, health care, schools, representation and more. It is crucial to our community. Please takes a few minutes by mail, phone or online to complete and return your census form today.

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.

Local Law Enforcement Officials Issue Joint Statement

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

Help Keep Our Local Businesses Strong

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