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Additions, garages, decks, and interior remodels will be 1/2 of the original permit fee for a six (6) month extention. Contact the Building Department for additional information at 630-530-3030. Click this link for information regarding permits: Permit Requirements
The State of Illinois also offers numerous financial incentives such as tax credits, grants, and loans to businesses. More information is available at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. As well, the Elmhurst Economic Development Office has worked with local lending institutions and the City of Elmhurst to provide creative financing opportunities for new and existing businesses.
Please contact the Elmhurst Economic Development Office at (630) 530-6017 to determine what may be available.
An additional agency is the Illinois Employment and Training Center (IETC) of DuPage County. The IETC provides workforce development services, including employment and training services for DuPage area residents and businesses. More information is available on the Illinois Employment and Training Center website.
These benefits help local corporations make the connections they need down the street, the next town over, or around the world.
For serious threats, if life or property is threatened, or if calls are obscene, you should call the Elmhurst Police and file a report. Provide as much information as you can. Indicate the gender of the caller and describe the caller's voice. Note the time and date of the call(s). What did the caller say? How old did he/she sound? Did the caller seem intoxicated? Did he/she have an accent or speech impediment? Was there any background noise? Was a phone number/name displayed on the caller ID device?
The information collected from Call Trace is only turned over to law enforcement personnel, not the customer. Your phone carrier may require a Customer Consent form be signed before they will release information to the police department.
The police department will arrest the offenders of the harassing calls. The customer needs to be prepared to follow through with their complaint and appear in court.
If the silent treatment does not work, you might try putting a message like this on your voice mail system:"I'm sorry I/we can't come to the phone right now, but you must leave a message. I/we are receiving annoyance calls and the phone company has a trap on this line. If you do not leave a message, I/we will assume that you are the annoyance caller and this call will be traced."
If you answer the phone and the harassing caller is on the line, another suggestion is to say: "Operator, this is the call.” Then hang up. Or say the word "trace," what time it is, and the date, then hang up.
There is an added charge for excess use.
Your trash and recycling will be picked up on your normal day. In addition, the City has additional Allied Waste crews currently picking up flood damaged goods. Also, City crews are loading City trucks with garbage and hauling it to the Allied Waste transfer station in Northlake.The City is doing everything it can to remove garbage but due to the extreme volume it will take some time.
The department is also responsible for receiving and treating Lake Michigan water from the DuPage Water Commission, then repumping that water to the Elmhurst system to satisfy demand and maintain system pressures.
The department is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of the 12-storm water pumping stations and retention reservoirs. This involves equipment and facilities capable to various water retention reservoirs located throughout the City. The tasks of the department also include overseeing and design of the upgrades to the storm water pumping system as outlined by the goals set after the 1987 flooding.
The department responsibilities continue with the operation and maintenance of the sanitary lift stations and wastewater treatment plant. The City operates ten sanitary lift stations to collect wastewater from various areas within the City and transport it to the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Plant itself has a capability of pumping 60 MGD per day and is operated under a permit from the Illinois EPA. The permit places restrictions on the plant and requires a minimal level of quality for the water treated before it is discharged to Salt Creek.
The Wastewater Treatment Plant treats an average of 7.5 million gallons of wastewater per day. Historical high flows have been as high as 75 million gallons when the City experiences rain and snow runoff simultaneously.