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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Frequently Asked Questions about DuPage County

DuPage residents come into contact with County Government for a variety of reasons, and they do not know where to go or which office to call to have their concerns addressed.

To help you, the following is a list of the most frequently asked questions concerning County Government, and the department which can answer them for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where do I call to get information on:

  • traffic ticket,
  • adoption proceedings,
  • divorce cases,
  • probate/will cases,
  • work release sentencing, and
  • court dates?

A. The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office.
(630) 407-8700  - Civil.
(630) 407-8600  - Criminal /Traffic.

Q. I would like one of DuPage County’s judges to perform my wedding ceremony. Whom do I call?

A. The Judges’ secretary - (630) 407-8993

Q. I would like to get copies of my military discharge papers. Where do I go?

A. The County Recorder’s Office - (630) 407-5400

Q. I need to file an Economic Interest Statement. Where do I go?

A. The County Clerk’s Office - (630) 407-5500

Q. Where do I pay my real estate taxes?

A. The County Treasurer’s Office - (630) 407-5900

Q. Where can I register to vote, or obtain election information in DuPage County?

A. Voter registration can be done at the Election Commission Office - (630) 407-5600 or any township office or city hall in DuPage County.

Q. I need information on programs for senior citizens. Which office can I call?

A. The Community Services, Senior Citizen Services Division - (630) 407-6500

Q. Where do I go to obtain marriage/business licenses or a birth/death certificate?

A. The County Clerk’s Office - (630) 407-5500

Q. Where do I call to report a problem of flooding if I live in unincorporated DuPage County?

A. The Waste, Recycling and Energy Division - (630) 407-6800

Q. Where do I go for a building permit if I live in unincorporated DuPage County?

A. The Building Division - (630) 407-6700

Q. What office do I call to get information on taking the GED?

A. The Educational Services Region Office - (630) 407-5800

Q. I am in need of financial assistance to pay my heating bills. Where can I get information on this?

A. The Department of Community Services - (630) 407-6500

Q. I need information on services for physical, environmental or mental health. Where do I call?

A. The DuPage County Health Department - (630) 682-7400

Q. Where do I get my driver’s license?

A. The Secretary of State’s Driver Facilities are located in Lombard and Naperville.
For information call (630) 629-0380 or (630) 369-9010

Q. Where do I call for information on Public Aid?

A. The Illinois Department of Public Aid is located in Villa Park.
For information, call (630) 530-1120

Q. Which office do I visit for information on liens, property ownership, or names for corporations?

A. The County Recorder’s Office - (630) 407-5400

Q. Where do I call if my pet gets lost or if I see a sick or injured animal?

A. In unincorporated DuPage County contact Animal Control at (630) 407-2800.
In incorporated areas contact your local police department. 

Q. Where do I go for questions regarding zoning and subdivision information?

A. The Zoning Division - (630) 407-6700

Q. Where do I call to get information about recycling opportunities or other solid waste management issues?

A. The Waste and Recycling Division - (630) 407-6700

Q. Where do I call to get information on County Board meetings and Committee meetings?

A. The County Board Office - (630) 407-6060

Q. Where can I get a map of the DuPage Trail System?

A. The Bikeways & Trails Division - (630) 407-6900

Q. Where do I call for a list of museums, accommodations and events in DuPage County?

A. The DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau - (630) 575-8070 or (800) 232-0502.

Q. Where do I call to find out about events at the DuPage County Fairgrounds?

A. The DuPage County Fairgrounds - (630) 668-6636