Village Departments

  1. Administration

    The Village Administrator oversees the operations of the Village departments.

  2. Bangs Lake Management

    The department aids in maintaining compliance with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) requirements and implements and enforces a wastewater pretreatment program in accordance with established Village ordinance.

  3. Building, Planning & Zoning

    The primary responsibility of the Building, Zoning and Planning Department is to monitor and regulate all building construction in the Village to assure compliance with the applicable, adopted Building Codes. The department also has the responsibility to oversee the Zoning Ordinances of the Village to assure that compliance is being maintained. The department also identifies and recommends changes to the Ordinances when necessary.

  4. Economic Development

    The Economic Development Department is dedicated to business growth, retention and attraction. This website contains current information on demographics, available properties, and contact information to assist in new site selection.

  5. Emergency Management Agency

    The Wauconda Emergency Management Agency (EMA) works to provide residents and visitors the highest level of emergency services. We provide these services by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters whether natural or man made.

  6. Finance

    The Village of Wauconda’s Financial Department promotes excellence in government financial management. Visit the Finance Department’s page to view information about the Village’s operating budgets and budget policies.

  7. Fire & Ambulance Services

    The Village of Wauconda receives Fire and Ambulance services from the Wauconda Fire Protection District.

  8. Human Resources/Risk Management

    The Department of Human Resources/Risk Management is an integral part of the organization and is responsible for employee and labor relations.

  9. Police Department

    The Wauconda Police Department views its primary mission as guarding the rights of all persons to be free from crime and providing public safety services for all residents, businesses and visitors that will protect them and promote a safe environment.

  10. Public Works

    It takes a lot to keep the Village of Wauconda running; providing safe drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities, the lighting, paving and plowing of streets, the maintenance of drainage ditches and sewers, the upkeep of parkway trees, and the installation of signs to guide you. At the Public Works Department we build, maintain and manage the things you rely on everyday.

  11. Utility Billing

    The Village of Wauconda Utility Billing Division is responsible for the monthly billing of both Water and Sewer.