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VILLAGE OF WINNEBAGO FALL NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2021  

Gill’s Disposal trucks now equipped with automated pick up arms.  In order to automatically pick up the new larger bins please place your containers approximately 3 feet apart.  Thank you! .

The Village of Winnebago office is open to the public with limited access due to the continuing concerns for COVID and the new Delta variant. We have a new automated door entry system, please use the bell to the right of the door and we will release the lock to open, as long as no one else is in the entry area.  Utility bill payments can be placed in the drop box at the front of the Village Hall building, you may pay by credit card using ePay on our website, or by using our new automated payment system by calling 877-712-3629.  Please call the office should you have any questions at 815-335-2020.  

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PERMIT PROCEDURE FOR ANY/ALL  CONTRACTORS or HOMEOWNERS

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2021

**FEE INCREASE ON ALL PERMITS AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2021**
ROOFING PERMITS START AT A MINIMUM FEE OF $75.00 SEE FEE SCHEDULE ON FORMS PAGE 

Download the permit application from our website by “hovering” over Community; select Forms/Permits. Please use the application – “VOW BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION pdf” for (pools, decks, sheds, roofs, fence, and rooftop solar projects, and remodels)   for  New Construction use “VOW NEW CONSTRUCTION BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION pdf”   

Please read the following requirements for Roofs:   

Required House Wrap:  SECTION 502.4.3

Required Ice Barrier:  SECTION R905.2.7.1

Complete the appropriate application and email it to the Village of Winnebago (vowadmin@villageofwinnebago.com). PLEASE INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR STATE ROOFING LICENSE, and any other requested licenses, for solar permits be sure to include specifications and Engineer’s letter.   

The application will be forwarded to the Village Building Official for review/approval. This process takes approximately 24-48 hours.

Once the paperwork is returned to the Village office, the Administrative Assistant will send an email advising you of the permit #, fee amount, and payment instructions AND Inspection Procedure. 

Payments should be made using ePay located on this website.

Upon receipt of payment, you can pickup your permit to be displayed at the location.

PLEASE NOTIFY THE VILLAGE OFFICE WHEN YOU BEGIN WORK AT THE PROPERTY!!! 

(815) 335-2020 OR EMAIL  vowadmin@villageofwinnebago.com

 

THANK YOU!

Welcome to the Village of Winnebago, Illinois

The Village of Winnebago strives to provide up-to-date information on services and events to our residents, businesses, and visitors. Check back often for updates on activities going on within the Village, latest action of the Village Board, Village news, and other areas of interest!

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Village of Winnebago is to provide a safe, comfortable environment for all of its citizens. The Village of Winnebago shall provide efficient and effective government services in a fiscally responsible manner. While committed to this professional level of service, the Village must weigh each individual’s needs against community standards and resources, to determine what is in the best interest of all citizens.