Real Estate Transfer Tax Ordinances

All data confirmed with municipalities April 2017. “Last update” field indicates date of most recent change from municipality.

Provided courtesy of ATG Member Agent

Prepared by Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (ATG)

County or Municipality Tax Amount Legal Reference Where to Purchase Stamps Exempt Stamp Required? Non-Compliance Penalties Party Liable for Payment Special Requirements Effective Date Pre-Transfer Inspection Required Notes
Addison
One Friendship Plaza
Addison, IL 60101-2786
630.693.7564
www.addisonadvantage.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$2.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Addison Village Code Art. VII, Sec. 8-23 Village Hall Yes 1% monthly interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Deed will not be recorded. Action by Village to collect interest and penalties. Possible fine of not more than $500. Buyer Sump Pump inspection required. Final water bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX and unexecuted deed required. Obtain permit release from Community Development. 09/01/1993 Sewer Inspection

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Algonquin
2200 Harnish Dr.
Algonquin, IL 60102-5995
847.658.2700
www.algonquin.org

Last Update: 02/03/2011
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Last Update: 02/07/2011
$0.25/$500 55 ILCS 5/5-1031 County Building   Deed will not be recorded. Falsification is a Class B Misdemeanor. Buyer or Seller (customarily Seller)   01/01/1968  

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Alsip
4500 W. 123rd St.
Alsip, IL 60803-2599
708.385.6902
www.villageofalsip.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.50/$1,000 ($100 minimum; no rounding) Alsip Code of Ordinances Article VI, Sec. 18-100 Village Clerk's Office Yes - $15 Class B ordinance violation. Creates lien on property. 1% per month interest. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Copy of sales contract required. No personal checks. 06/12/1996 No  
Arlington Heights
33. S. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 6005-1403
847.368.5000
www.vah.com

Last Update: 02/03/2011
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Aurora
44 E. Downer Pl.
Aurora, IL 60507-3302
630.256.3570
www.aurora-il.org

Last Update: 12/27/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Aurora Code Article X, Sec. 44-211 City Hall, Finance Department (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes* Fine of not less than $200 nor more than $1,000. Deed will not be recorded without transfer or exempt stamp. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX signed by at least one party required. All sums due city must be paid. 05/01/1990 No

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*Effective November 1, 2017, the exempt tax fee is $30.

Barrington
200 S. Hough St.
Barrington, IL 60010-4399
847.304.3400
www.barrington-il.gov

Last Update: 02/03/2011
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Bartlett
228 S. Main St.
Bartlett, IL 60103-4495
630.837.0800
www.village.bartlett.il.us

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (no rounding) Bartlett Municipal Code 12-1-1 Village Hall Yes 1% monthly interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Deed will not be recorded. Recorded lien. Fine up to $500. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. All sums due must be paid. Copy of deed or contract and PTAX required. 05/01/1994 No

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Batavia
100 N. Island Ave.
Batavia, IL 60510-1972
630.454.2000
www.cityofbatavia.net

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Bedford Park
6701 S. Archer Ave.
Bedford Park, IL 60501-1936
708.458.2067
www.villageofbedfordpark.com

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$50.00 Bedford Park Mun. Code 5-21-1 Village Clerk Yes Fine of not less than $50 nor greater than $1,000. Seller Final water bill must be paid. 03/21/1996 Yes (No fee)

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Bellwood
3200 Washington Blvd.
Bellwood, IL 60104-1984
708.547.3500
www.vil.bellwood.il.us

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (no rounding) Bellwood Mun. Code Title III Ch. 35-110 Village Hall Water Department Yes. $10 Creates lien on property. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Fine of $200-$1,000. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill and all sums due must be paid. Original deed, signed and notarized, PTAX, and original Plat of Survey required. Public sidewalk inspection required. 05/01/1996 Yes. $125

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Bensenville
12 S. Center St.
Bensenville, IL 60106-1987
630.766.8200
www.bensenville.il.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Berkeley
5819 Electric Ave.
Berkeley, IL 60163-1599
708.449.8840
www.berkeley.il.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
Compliance stamp issued upon inspection Berkeley Ord. 99-27 Village Hall Yes (if quitclaim deed) Deed will not be recorded. Either Original deed required prior to closing; all municipal bills and fines must be paid. Sump pump inspection and compliance stamp required. Certified funds or cash only. 08/17/1999 Yes. $300

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Berwyn
6700 26th St.
Berwyn, IL 60402-0701
708.788.2660
www.berwyn-il.gov

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$10.000/1,000 Berwyn Code of Ordinances Sec. 888.001 City Hall, City Collector Yes $100 0.5% per month interest and penalty equal to the amount of the tax. Recorded lien on property. Seller Obtain final water reading. Original deed, and completed PTAX and county tax forms required. All debts legally owed the city regarding the property must be paid. Payment by cash, cashier’s check, or money order only. 03/08/1994 Yes

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Bloomingdale
201 S. Bloomingdale Rd.
Bloomingdale, IL 60108-1487
630.893.7000
www.villageofbloomingdale.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None     No   Seller Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Blue Island
13051 S. Greenwood Ave.
Blue Island, IL 60406-1553
708.597.8606
www.blueisland.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$100, Certificate of Occupancy Ord. No. 11-141 City Hall, Building Department     Seller Final water bill must be paid. All outstanding liens must be paid in full. Seller must make an appointment for inspection prior to sale. 12/22/2006 Yes. Single Family - $100; Two Units - $200; Three Units – $225; Four Units – $250; Five Units - $275; Six Unis $300.

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Bolingbrook
375 W. Briarcliff Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440-3829
630.226.8434
www.bolingbrook.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
$$7.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $500) Bolingbrook Ord. 91-025 Bolingbrook City Finance Department (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes $50 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine up to $500. Buyer/Seller split 50/50 Final water bill and all debts to village must be paid. Deed, copy of PTAX, clearance letter, and village Transfer Information and Disclosure required. 05/05/1991 No

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Broadview
2350 S. 25th Ave.
Broadview, IL 60155-3800
708.681.3600
broadview-il.gov/

Last Update: 03/14/2017
None Broadview Mun. Code 13-1-2         Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Certificate of occupancy required. 12/22/2006 Yes. Single-family unit: $100; Two- or three-family unit: $150; Four or more dwelling units: $225.

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Brookfield
8820 Brookfield Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513-1688
708.485.7344
brookfieldil.gov/

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes, private inspection required by Buyer

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Buffalo Grove
50 Raupp Blvd.
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-2100
847.459.2500
www.vbg.org

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Buffalo Grove Mun. Code 3.44.080 Village Hall Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax and interest. Seller Obtain final water reading. All sums due village must be paid. Copy of deed or PTAX required. (Signature not required.) 03/01/1992 No

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Burbank
6530 W. 79th St.
Burbank, IL 60459-1198
708.599.5500
www.burbankil.gov

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (no rounding) No less than $100 Burbank Mun. Code Article X, Sec. 14-107 City Hall No 1% per month interest and penalty of 100% of tax. Tax lien on property. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Original deed is required. No personal checks. 05/12/1993 No.

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Burnham
14450 Manistee Ave.
Burnham, IL 60633-2095
708.862.9150
villageofburnham.com/

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (no rounding) Burnham Mun. Code Article X, Sec. 86-341 Village Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Buyer Final water bill must be paid. Copy of fully signed declaration required. Cash or money order required. 03/01/1988 No

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Calumet City
204 Pulaski Rd. P.O. Box 1519
Calumet City, IL 60409-7519
708.891.8116
www.calumetcity.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
Transfers less than $2M: $8.00/1,000; $2M-$5M: $10/1,000; $5M-$10M: $12/1,000; $10M-$20M: $14/1,000; Over $20M: $16.00/1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Calumet City Ch. 26, Art. VI City Hall, City Clerk's Office Yes. $50 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine up to $500. Buyer/Seller split 50/50 Final water bill must be paid. PTAX and Plat of Survey required. No personal checks. 07/28/1995 Yes. $150

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Calumet Park
12409 S. Throop St.
Calumet Park, IL 60827-5897
708.389.0851
www.calumetparkvillage.org

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code Title IX, Ch. 96.45 Village Hall Yes Upon conviction, fine not less than $500 for each offense. Buyer Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. No personal checks. 10/13/1994 Yes. $100

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Carol Stream
500 N. Gary Ave.
Carol Stream, IL 60188-1899
630.665.7050
www.carolstream.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Carol Stream Mun. Code Sec. 5-10-1 Village Hall, Finance Department (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes. $25 Deed will not be recorded. Tax lien on property. 1% per month interest and penalty of 25% of tax. Possible fine up to $750. Seller Obtain final water reading; All bills must be paid. Copy of sales contract and PTAX required. 05/01/1992 No

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Carpentersville
1200 L.W. Besinger Dr.
Carpentersville, IL 60110-2000
847.551.3476
www.vil.carpentersville.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Channahon
24555 S. Navajo Dr.
Channahon, IL 60410-5600
815.467.6644
www.channahon.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Channon Mun. Code Title III, Section 37.76 Village Hall (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes 1.5% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Buyer All sums due the city must be paid. Final water bill must be paid. Original deed and copy of PTAX required. 01/01/1998 No

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Chicago
121 N. LaSalle, Room 107
Chicago, IL 60602-1288
312.747.9723
www.cityofchicago.org

Last Update: 07/11/2013
$5.25/500 (no rounding) Municipal Code of Chicago Ch. 3-33 City Hall. No Deed will not be recorded. Fines from $50-$300 for first offense. Repeated offenses punishable by incarceration. Buyer: $3.750/500 Seller: $1.50/500 Final water bill must be paid. 04/01/2008 No

Zoning Certificates are required for single family residences, townhouses, 2-5 flats, and mixed-used properties. Zoning Certificates are not required for condominium units, vacant land, 6 flats (and larger), or commercial property.

Chicago Heights
1601 Chicago Rd.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-3487
708.756.5300
cityofchicagoheights.org/171/Transfer-Stamp

Last Update: 02/16/2017
$4.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Chicago Heights MIS. 92.98, 92.46 City Hall, City Clerk's Office Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Copy of deed required. 01/01/1993 Yes. $50

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Cicero
4949 W. Cermak Rd.
Cicero, IL 60804-2461
708.656.3600
www.thetownofcicero.com

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$10.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Cicero Village Code Article VII, Sec. 90-221 Town Hall, Building Department Yes. $50 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$750. Recorded lien on property. Seller. In HUD deals, Buyer pays the transfer tax. HUD is not exempt. Final water bill must be paid and all documents must be reviewed. Original deed, PTAX, and county declarations required. Unsigned copy of deed allowed; the copy becomes the original deed. No cash accepted. 07/19/1993 Yes. $50

The Town of Cicero requires review of all documents by the Town Collector prior to the issuance of Cicero transfer stamps. The Town Collector encourages submission of all documents at least two or three business days prior to the anticipated closing date to avoid delay. Please contact the Town of Cicero, 708.656.3600, for further information.

Clarendon Hills
1 N. Prospect Ave.
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514-1227
630.286.5400
www.clarendonhills.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Country Club Hills
4200 W. Main St.
Country Club Hills, IL 60478-5338
708.798.2616
www.countryclubhills.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (minimum: $50) (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code 8.9.01 City Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Obtain Certificate of Occupancy. No personal checks. 04/11/1994 Yes. $50

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Countryside
5550 East Ave.
Countryside, IL 60525-3689
708.354.7270
www.countryside-il.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$50 Countryside Mun. Code 3-10-1 City Hall Yes 5% per month interest and penalty in amount of tax. Recorded lien on property. Seller Schedule final water reading one week before the closing. Final water, sewer, weed cutting, and all other municipal bills must be paid. No personal checks. 07/12/1996 Yes. $175

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Crystal Lake
100 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4262
815.459.2020
www.crystallake.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Darien
1702 Plainfield Rd.
Darien, IL 60561-5044
630.852.5000
www.darien.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Final water and sewer bills must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Deerfield
850 Waukegan Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015-3279
847.945.5000
www.deerfield.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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DeKalb
200 South 4th St.
DeKalb, IL 60115-3720
815.748.2000
www.cityofdekalb.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Des Plaines
1420 Miner St.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-4498
847.391.5325 or 847.391.5300
www.desplaines.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$2.00/$1,000 Des Plaines Mun. Code 15-7-1 City Hall, Comptroller's Office Yes. $10 for exemptions (see Notes) Failure to pay results in a liability to the city for the tax with undisclosed interest and penalties. Seller See "Notes" 10/07/2013 Rental property only

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Dolton
14014 Park Ave.
Dolton, IL 60419-1098
708.849.4000
vodolton.org/

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$5.00/$1,000   Village Hall Yes. $10 Deed will not be recorded. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 05/02/2007 Yes, $200

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Downers Grove
801 Burlington Ave.
Downers Grove, IL 60515-4776
630.434.5500
www.downers.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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East Hazel Crest
1904 W. 174th Street
East Hazel Crest, IL 60429-1442
708.798.0213
www.easthazelcrest.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$25 East Hazel Crest Mun. Code Sec. 19-161 Village Hall, Village Clerk Yes Deed will not be recorded. Fine not less than $200 nor more than $1,000. Interest will accumulate at rate of 1% per month. In addition, a penalty of 10% of the tax and interest due shall be assessed. Buyer Final water bill and any other liens or bills must be paid. 07/01/1990 No

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Elgin
150 Dexter Ct.
Elgin, IL 60120-5555
847.931.5639
www.cityofelgin.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
None Elgin Mun. Code 4.26.020 City Hall Yes. $10 Creates lien on property. 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Fine not less than $200 and not more than $1,000. Seller See "Notes" 06/01/1995 No

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Elk Grove Village
901 Wellington Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-3456
847.439.3900
www.elkgrove.org/

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Elk Grove Village Code 3-2-5 Village Hall Yes. $10 1% interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Lien will be recorded. Seller Schedule final water reading 2 days before closing; bill must be paid. Copy of deed and PTAX required. No personal checks. 07/01/1988 No

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Elmhurst
209 N. York St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126-2755
630.530.3117 or 630.530.3118
www.elmhurst.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$1.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Elmhurst City Code Sec. 11.01 City Clerk's Office No Deed will not be recorded. Lien will be recorded. Fine up to $500. Seller Final water bill and all sums due city must be paid. Copy of deed, PTAX, and signed sales contract required. 12/01/2004 Sump pump inspection only

The City of Elmhurst Real Estate Transfer Tax shall not apply to those transactions or transfers exempt from the tax imposed by the State of Illinois Real Estate Transfer Tax Law. Read full note

Elmwood Park
11 Conti Pkwy.
Elmwood Park, IL 60707-4597
708.452.7300
www.elmwoodpark.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) No less than $35 Elmwood Park Village Code 41A-1 Village Hall Yes. $35 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Fine of not more than $500. Lien will be recorded. Fine of $200-$1,000. Seller Final water and sewer bills and other municipal debts must be paid. Copy of deed and PTAX required. No personal checks. 06/01/1995 Yes (No fee; two inspections required.)

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Evanston
2100 Ridge Ave., Rm. 1400
Evanston, IL 60201-2716
847.866.2925
www.cityofevanston.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) No less than $100 Evanston City Code 3-25-1 City Clerk's Office Yes. $100 10% of total bill fine, plus 1% interest monthly. Lien created. Deed will not be recorded. Fine of $200-$1,000. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. All sums due city must be paid. Personal checks accepted when sales price is below $1 million. 04/01/1981 No

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Evergreen Park
9418 S. Kedzie Ave.
Evergreen Park, IL 60805-2324
708.422.1551
www.evergreenpark-ill.com

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Minimum: $100 Evergreen Park Mun. Code Ch. 11 Div. 3 Sec. 11-61 Village Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. 1% per month interest. Lien will be recorded. Seller Obtain final water reading; water and sewer bills must be paid. No personal checks. 02/01/1996 Yes. $100

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Flossmoor
2800 Flossmoor Rd.
Flossmoor, IL 60422-1186
708.798.2300
www.flossmoor.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Forest Park
517 Des Plaines Ave.
Forest Park, IL 60130-1800
708.366.2323
www.forestpark.net

Last Update: 02/07/2017
No fee for compliance stamp.       Deed will not be recorded without compliance stamp. Fine of not more than $1,000.   Final water bill must be paid. Compliance stamp required. Copy of deed and PTAX required. 12/22/2006 Yes (see Notes at right)

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Fox River Grove
305 Illinois St.
Fox River Grove, IL 60021-1197
847.639.3170
www.foxrivergrove-il.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading, all sums due village must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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Frankfort
432 W. Nebraska St.
Frankfort, IL 60423-4001
815.469.2177
www.villageoffrankfort.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Franklin Park
9500 Belmont Ave.
Franklin Park, IL 60131-2763
847.671.4800
www.villageoffranklinpark.com

Last Update: 02/07/2017
$40 minimum, depending on property type Franklin Park 9495VC10 Village Hall, Building Dept. Yes, minimum $100 Deed will not be recorded. Possible fine of $500. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Submit current survey and original deed to Building Department at least 3 days prior to closing. 04/01/1994 Yes. $75 minimum.

Some properties with Franklin Park addresses are located in unincorporated areas and subject to the final water bill in Leyden Township.

Freeport
230 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032-4376
815.599.5816
www.ci.freeport.il.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
$2.00/$500 (or part thereof) Freeport Ord. 92-21 City Hall, Finance Department No Penalty of 10% of tax due. Fine of $50-$300 for first offense; $200-$500 for each subsequent offense. Seller Copy of PTAX Form. 06/06/1992 No

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Glen Ellyn
535 Duane St.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4699
630.547.5235
www.glenellyn.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code 3-42-1 Village Hall, Cashier's Office Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Water, sewer, parking tickets and other sums due village must be paid. Sales contract or deed required. Clear water inspection 90 days before closing. 12/01/2000 Water Inspection. $50

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Glencoe
675 Village Ct.
Glencoe, IL 60022-1699
847.835.4114
www.goglencoe.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
None           Final water reading, payment, and water certificate of payment required to record documents. 12/22/2006 No

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Glendale Heights
300 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, IL 60139-2696
630.260.6000
www.glendaleheights.org

Last Update: 11/14/2017
The greater of $25 or $3.00/$1,000 or fraction thereof Glendale Heights Ord. 94-48 Village Hall Yes. $25 Lien in the amount of tax. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine up to $1,000. Seller Obtain final water reading. All sums due village must be paid. Copy of deed, PTAX, and Plat of Survey required. No personal checks. 08/01/1994 Yes. $100

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Glenview
1225 Waukegan Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025-3071
847.904.4350
www.glenview.il.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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Glenwood
1 Asselborn Way
Glenwood, IL 60425-1600
708.753.2400
www.villageofglenwood.com

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Glenwood Village Code Article X, Sec. 94-291 Village Hall, Clerk's Office Yes Deed will not be recorded. Lien for nonpayment. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine $200-$1000. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of contract required. No personal checks. 05/19/1987 Yes. $100

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Golf
1 Briar Rd.
Golf, IL 60029-2000
847.998.8852
www.villageofgolf.us

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None       Lien for nonpayment.   Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Green Oaks
2020 O'Plaine Rd.
Green Oaks, IL 60048-1547
847.362.5363
www.greenoaks.org

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Gurnee
325 N. O'Plaine Rd.
Gurnee, IL 60031-2610
847.599.7500
www.gurnee.il.us

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. All liens must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Hainesville
100 N. Hainesville Rd.
Hainesville, IL 60030-1057
847.223.2032
www.hainesville.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None         Seller Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $40

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Hampshire
234 S. State St. P.O. Box 457
Hampshire, IL 60140-0457
847.683.2181
www.hampshireil.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Hanover Park
2121 W. Lake St.
Hanover Park, IL 60133-4398
630.372.4200
www.hanoverparkillinois.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$1.50/$500 (no rounding) Hanover Park Code of Ordinances, Article VII, Sec. 94-167 Village Hall, Clerk's Office Yes. $10 Deed will not be recorded. 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Fine not more than $500. Creates lien on property. Seller Obtain final water reading. All sums due village must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 01/01/1997 No

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Harvard
201 W. Front St. P.O. Box 310
Harvard, IL 60033-0310
815.943.6468
www.cityofharvard.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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Harvey
15320 Broadway Ave.
Harvey, IL 60426-3396
708.210.5300
www.cityofharvey.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
$5.00/$1,000 (Buyer also responsible for $60 administrative fee) Harvey Ord. 2963 City Hall, City Clerk's Office Yes - $60 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine of $50-$1,000. Buyer/Seller split 50/50 Must also apply for building permit 72 hours before closing. A water verification form must also be requested 72 hours before closing. 03/01/2015 Yes. $150 for 1-2 units ($25 for each add'l unit); $300 for commercial property

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Harwood Heights
7300 W. Wilson Ave.
Harwood Heights, IL 60706-4708
708.867.7200
www.harwoodheights.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
$10.00/$1,000 Harwood Heights Ord. 96-03 Village Hall Yes. $50 Fine of $500-$1,000. Lien will be recorded. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Buyer Final water and sewer bills must be paid. Original deed and PTAX required. No personal checks. 01/28/1996 Yes. $50

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Hazel Crest
3000 W. 170th Pl.
Hazel Crest, IL 60429-1129
708.335.9600
www.villageofhazelcrest.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None         Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes

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Hickory Hills
8652 W. 95th St.
Hickory Hills, IL 60457-1799
708.237.4140
www.hickoryhillsil.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes (sewer inspection)

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Highland Park
1707 Saint Johns Ave.
Highland Park, IL 60035-3593
847.432.0800
www.cityhpil.com

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Code of Ordinances Title IX, Article X Ch. 97.1000 City Hall Finance Counter Yes (need original deed) Fine of $200 - $1,000, 1% per month interest Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of deed and PTAX and notarized disclosure statement required. No personal checks. 07/01/1988 No

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Highwood (Fort Sheridan area only)
17 Highwood Ave.
Highwood, IL 60040-1595
847.432.1924
www.cityofhighwood.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
$5.00/$1,000 (no rounding) Highwood Ord. 98-0-16 City Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded Seller Final water and refuse bill must be paid. Copy of deed required. No personal checks. 03/03/1998 Yes. $50

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Hillside
425 N. Hillside Ave.
Hillside, IL 60162-1695
708.449.6450
www.hillside-il.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$3.75/$500 (no rounding) Hillside Code of Ordinances Article XII, Sec. 82-351 Village Hall, Village Clerk Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine up to $500. Buyer Final water bill must be paid. Original PTAX and Plat of Survey required. 09/01/1996 Yes, $50

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Hinsdale
19 E. Chicago Ave.
Hinsdale, IL 60521-3489
630.789.7022
www.villageofhinsdale.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Hoffman Estates
1900 Hassell Rd.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-6302
847.882.9100
www.hoffmanestates.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Hoffman Estates Ord. 1884-1987 Village Hall Yes. $10 2% per month interest and penalty of 5% of tax. Fine of not more than $500. Seller All sums due the city must be paid. Final water and garbage bill must be paid. PTAX required. 05/01/1991 No

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Hometown
4331 Southwest Hwy.
Hometown, IL 60456-1161
708.424.7500
www.cityofhometown.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

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Homewood
2020 Chestnut Rd.
Homewood, IL 60430-1776
708.798.3000
www.village.homewood.il.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Huntley
10987 Main St.
Huntley, IL 60142-7394
847.515.5200
www.huntley.il.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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Indian Head Park
201 Acacia Dr.
Indian Head Park, IL 60525-4498
708.246.3137
www.indianheadpark-il.gov

Last Update: 05/26/2017
None         Seller Water bill and all other sums due village must be paid. Inspection must not be completed more than 60 days prior to the closing. Resale Inspection Fee (per inspection): Single Family Residence - $200; Condominium Unit - $100; Commercial Property - $400; Financial Institution Owned Property - $500; Exempt Transfer or Trust - No Charge 08/11/2011 No

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Island Lake
3720 Greenleaf Ave.
Island Lake, IL 60042-9506
847.526.8764
www.villageofislandlake.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None         Seller Obtain final water reading; Water, sewer, and garbage bills must be paid. 12/22/2006 Electrical Inspection. $50

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Itasca
550 W. Irving Park Rd.
Itasca, IL 60143-2018
630.773.0835
www.itasca.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Johnsburg
1515 Channel Beach Ave.
Johnsburg, IL 60050-8904
815.385.6023
www.johnsburg.org

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Joliet
150 W. Jefferson
Joliet, IL 60432-4158
815.724.3902
www.cityofjoliet.info

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Joliet Mun. Code Sec. 28-251 City Hall (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes 1.5% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Fine up to $750. Seller All sums due city must be paid. Obtain final water reading. Original deed and PTAX required. No personal/business checks. 07/01/1990 No

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Justice
7800 Archer Rd.
Justice, IL 60458-1199
708.458.2520
www.villageofjustice.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None         Seller Obtain final water reading; Water, sewer, and garbage bills must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes. $100 minimum.

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La Grange Park
447 N. Catherine Ave.
La Grange Park, IL 60526-2099
708.354.0225
www.lagrangepark.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Lake Bluff
40 E. Center Ave.
Lake Bluff, IL 60044-2597
847.234.0774
www.lakebluff.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Lake Forest
800 N. Field Drive
Lake Forest, IL 60045
847.810.3620
www.cityoflakeforest.com

Last Update: 02/10/2017
$4.00/1000 (round to the next $5)   Municipal Services Yes Lien will be recorded. 1% per month interest. Penalty of $250 for first 10 days; $500 for 11-20 days; $1,000 for 21+ days. Buyer Pay final water bill, PTAX, copy of deed and Real Estate Transfer Tax Application Form. 07/05/2006 Yes. $150

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Lake in the Hills
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156-3398
847.960.7400
www.lith.org

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. Sewer and garbage bills must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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Lake Villa
65 Cedar Ave. P.O. Box 519
Lake Villa, IL 60046-0519
847.356.6100
www.lake-villa.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Final water and sewer bills must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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Lake Zurich
70 E. Main St.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047-2416
847.438.5141
www.volz.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Lakemoor
234 Rand Rd.
Lakemoor, IL 60051-3217
815.385.1117
www.lakemoor.net

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Lansing
3141 Ridge Road
Lansing, IL 60438
708.895.7200
www.villageoflansing.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
None Lansing Code of Ordinances Article XIV, Sec. 46-830         Seller must receive a certificate of payment issued by the Treasurer's Office for all fees owed to the Village. Obtain Final Water Certificate of payment for recordings. 05/21/2013  

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Lemont
418 Main St.
Lemont, IL 60439-3708
630.257.1550
www.lemont.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Leyden Township
2501 N. Mannheim Rd.
Franklin Park, IL 60131-3134
847.455.8616
www.leydentownship.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Final water and sewer bills for property located in unincorporated areas. 12/22/2006  

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Libertyville
118 W. Cook Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048-1874
847.362.2430
www.libertyville.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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Lincolnshire
1 Olde Half Day Rd.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069-3035
847.883.8600
www.village.lincolnshire.il.us

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Lincolnshire Village Code 3-1-6 Village Hall Yes Recorded lien on property. Upon conviction, fine of $50 - $500. Buyer Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 06/11/1990 No

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Lincolnwood
6900 N. Lincoln Ave.
Lincolnwood, IL 60712-2692
847.673.1540
www.lincolnwoodil.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None Lincolnwood Ord. 06-2711         Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. All sums due village must be paid. Certificate of payment required ($20). 12/22/2006  

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Lisle
925 Burlington Ave.
Lisle, IL 60532-1838
630.271.4150
www.villageoflisle.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Lockport
222 E. 9th St.
Lockport, IL 60441-3497
815.838.0549
www.lockport.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None             12/22/2006 No

If the property is incorporated in the Village of Plainfield, there is no transfer tax. However... Read full note

Lombard
255 E. Wilson Ave.
Lombard, IL 60148-3931
630.620.5700
www.villageoflombard.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Lynwood
21460 Lincoln Hwy.
Lynwood, IL 60411-8742
708.758.6101
www.lynwoodil.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None         Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes. $100

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Lyons
7801 Ogden Ave.
Lyons, IL 60534-1246
708.442.4500
www.villageoflyons-il.net

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Certificate of sale inspection required. 12/22/2006 Yes, $100

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Manteno
269 N. Main St.
Manteno, IL 60950-1245
815.929.4800
www.manteno.govoffice.com

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None     No     Two inspections required: (1) Fire Department must complete a carbon monoxide inspection; (2) The Village must complete a sidewalk inspection. Each has no cost. 12/22/2006 Yes

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Markham
16313 Kedzie Ave.
Markham, IL 60428-5598
708.331.4905
www.cityofmarkham.net

Last Update: 02/08/2011
$50 Compliance Stamp Markham Ord. 06-0-1857     Penalty of less than $100 per day of non-compliance. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Inspection compliance stamp required. Deed will not be recorded without stamp. 12/22/2006 Yes. $125

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Matteson
4900 Village Commons
Matteson, IL 60443-2666
708.283.4900
www.vilageofmatteson.org

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; all sums due village must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes - $75. Once completed, a certificate of occupancy is issued.

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Maywood
40 Madison St.
Maywood, IL 60153-2323
708.450.4405
www.maywood-il.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
$4.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Maywood Ord. Co-89-9 Village Hall Yes 1.5% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$1,000. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Original deed, PTAX, and transfer tax declaration form required. Certificate of Compliance must be obtained. No personal checks. 06/15/1991 Yes. $90

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McCook
5000 Glencoe Ave
McCook, IL 60525-7801
708.447.9030
www.villageofmccook.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) No less than $100 Village Code Article IV, Sec. 74-81 Village Hall Yes Fine of not less than $200 nor more than $1,000. 1% per month interest. Lien recorded. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Real estate transfer tax form required. Original deed required. 06/12/1980 Yes. $20

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Melrose Park
1000 N. 25th Ave.
Melrose Park, IL 60160-3088
708.343.4000
www.melrosepark.org

Last Update: 06/08/2017
None     Yes   Seller Final water bill and all sums due village must be paid. Original deed and plat of survey required. All deeds, including exempt deeds, require a transfer stamp (unincorporated Leyden Township is exempt - contact the Village of Melrose for confirmation of the property's location). 12/22/2006 Yes, $150

Some properties with Melrose Park addresses are located in unincorporated areas and are subject to the Exempt Zoning Certificate in Leyden Township.

Mettawa
1000 Allanson Rd.
Mundelein, IL 60060-3804
847.949.4015
www.mettawa.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code Section 19.201 Village Hall, Village Clerk's Office Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Lien in amount of tax. Penalty of $200-$1,000. Buyer Final water bill must be paid. Personal checks will not be accepted. 05/08/1996 No

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Midlothian
14801 Pulaski Rd.
Midlothian, IL 60445-3499
708.385.8642
www.villageofmidlothian.net

Last Update: 08/12/2014
None Midlothian Ord. 1643 Village Hall, Village Clerk’s Office Yes Fine of $100-$500   See "Notes" 06/01/2007 No

The Village of Midlothian requires that when real estate is transferred or sold within the Village, a property transfer stamp must be obtained by the property owner or agent. Read full note

Mokena
11004 Carpenter St.
Mokena, IL 60448-1595
708.479.3900
www.mokena.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Monee
5130 W. Court Street
Monee, IL 60449-8006
708.534.8301
www.villageofmonee.org

Last Update: 11/18/2014
None           All liens must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Morton Grove
6101 Capulina Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053-2985
847.965.4100
www.mortongroveil.org

Last Update: 12/06/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code 1-10B-2 Village Hall Yes. $25 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$500. Recorded lien on property. Seller Final water and sewer bills must be paid. Copy of PTAX and sales contract required. No personal checks. 02/01/1988 No

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Mount Prospect
50 S. Emerson St.
Mount Prospect, IL 60056-3266
847.392.6000
www.mountprospect.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Mount Prospect Village Code 8.801 Village Hall (or downtown office) Yes. $15 Deed will not be recorded. Action by village to collect interest and penalties. Lien will be recorded. Buyer Obtain final water reading; all sums due village must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 05/01/1990 No

The Village of Mount Prospect Finance Department will not issue a Real Estate Transfer Tax Stamp for any property that has an unresolved Compliance Order or Notice of Violation. Since a transfer stamp will not be issued under any circumstances where violations are outstanding, the stamps must be purchased prior to the closing.

Mundelein
440 E. Hawley St.
Mundelein, IL 60060-2400
847.949.3200
www.mundelein.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Naperville
400 S. Eagle St. P.O. Box 3020
Naperville, IL 60566-7020
630.420.6059
www.naperville.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$1.50/$500 (round to nearest $500) Village Code 3-1-8 Village Hall, Municipal Center (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$500. Recorded lien on property. Buyer Obtain final water reading. All sums due village must be paid. City transfer declaration and copy of sales contract required. 05/09/1995 No

Some properties with Naperville addresses are located within the City of Aurora and pay Aurora taxes. Check with the Naperville City Clerk to see if the property is incorporated into Aurora.

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New Lenox
701 W. Haven Ave.
New Lenox, IL 60451-2199
815.485.6452
www.newlenox.net

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None             12/22/2006 No

If the property is incorporated in the Village of New Lenox, there is no transfer tax. However, some properties with New Lenox mailing addresses are actually incorporated into an adjacent municipality. Call the New Lenox City Clerk with the address to see if the property is incorporated into another adjacent municipality and, if so, determine if that municipality has a transfer tax.

Niles
1000 Civic Center Dr.
Niles, IL 60714-3229
847.588.8032
www.vniles.com

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code Sec. 94-28 Village Hall Yes. $25 1.5% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Tax lien on property. Buyer Final water bill must be paid. City transfer declaration and sales contract required. 05/22/1993 Yes. $25

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Norridge
4000 N. Olcott Ave.
Norridge, IL 60706-1199
708.453.0800
www.villageofnorridge.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Water bill must be paid. Copy of sales contract required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $25

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North Aurora
25 E. State St.
North Aurora, IL 60542-1684
630.897.8228
www.vil.north-aurora.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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North Chicago
1850 Lewis Ave.
North Chicago, IL 60064-2050
847.596.8620
www.northchicago.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) North Chicago Ord. 6-15 Office of the Comptroller, City Hall Yes. $50 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Upon conviction, fine of $50-$500. Lien created. Buyer Final water bill must be paid. Certificate of Occupancy required. Copy of contract and original transfer form signed by both parties required. No personal checks. 01/26/1991 Yes. $50

Tax does not include mortgages or liens. If a transfer price is reduced because of a mortgage or lien, then the tax is applied to both the purchase price and the amount of the mortgage or lie

North Riverside
2401 S. Des Plaines Ave.
North Riverside, IL 60546-1596
708.447.4211
www.northriverside-il.gov

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Plat of Survey 12/22/2006 Yes, $405. Deed will be stamped after inspection is completed.

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Northbrook
1225 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062
www.northbrook.il.us
847.272.5050
www.northbrook.il.us

Last Update: 07/20/2015
None           Final water meter reading must be scheduled within one week of closing and paid prior to closing. 07/20/2015    
Northfield
361 Happ Rd.
Northfield, IL 60093-3482
847.446.9200
www.northfieldil.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Northlake
55 E. North Ave.
Northlake, IL 60164-2489
708.343.8700
www.northlakecity.com

Last Update: 02/14/2017
$250 Compliance Stamp       A fine not less than $100 nor more than $1,000. Each day the violation exists shall constitute a separate offense. Seller Final water reading and bill must be paid. Plat of survey. Property Inspection ($250). 12/22/2006 Yes. Must apply for inspection with the city not less than 21 days prior to any proposed sale.

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Oak Brook
1200 Oak Brook Rd.
Oak Brook, IL 60523-2255
630.368.5000
www.oak-brook.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Oak Forest
15440 South Central Ave.
Oak Forest, IL 60452-2195
708.687.4050
www.oak-forest.org

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Seller must provide proof of payment of final water bill. 12/22/2006 Yes

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Oak Lawn
9446 S. Raymond Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453-2449
708.636.4400
oaklawn-il.gov/departments/finance-and-administration/transfer-stamps

Last Update: 10/09/2013
$5.00/$1,000 (or fraction thereof) Oak Lawn Ord. 81-36-81 Village Office (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$1,000. Recorded lien on property. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Tax payment muwst be made by cash, certified check, cashier's check, money order, or attorney's check. Inspection required prior to purchase of transfer stamp (5-7 day lead time). 01/01/1982 No

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Oak Park
123 Madison St.
Oak Park, IL 60302-4295
708.383.6400
www.oak-park.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
$8.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Oak Park Ord. 1983-0-77 Village Hall Yes. $30 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$1,000 recorded lien on property. Seller Obtain final water and sewer reading. Final water bill must be paid. Copy of sales contract or PTAX required. 04/15/1978 No

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Oakbrook Terrace
17W275 Butterfield Rd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-4095
630.941.8300
www.oakbrookterrace.net

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Olympia Fields
20040 Governors Hwy.
Olympia Fields, IL 60461-1096
708.503.8000
www.olympia-fields.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

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Orland Park
14700 Ravinia Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462-3167
708.403.6100
www.orland-park.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Palatine
200 E. Wood St.
Palatine, IL 60067-5339
847.359.9088
www.palatine.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Palos Heights
7607 W. College Dr.
Palos Heights, IL 60463-1074
708.361.1804
www.palosheights.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Palos Hills
10335 S. Roberts Rd.
Palos Hills, IL 60465-1929
708.598.3400
www.paloshillsweb.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

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Park Forest
350 Victory Dr.
Park Forest, IL 60466-2068
708.748.1112
www.villageofparkforest.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Park Forest Ord. No. 1575 Village Hall, Building Department Yes. $15 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$1,000. Lien against property for the amount of the tax. Seller All sums due city must be paid. 08/15/1995 Yes. $100

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Park Ridge
505 Butler Pl.
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4182
847.318.5289
www.parkridge.us

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$2.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Park Ridge Code of Ordinances 2-18-1 City Hall Yes. $25 Deed will not be recorded. Not more than $500 fine. 1% per month interest and a penalty of 50% of the tax amount. Lien will be recorded. Fine up to $500. Seller Final water bill must be paid. City transfer declaration, original deed or assignment of beneficial interest, recent plat of survey, and copy of title commitment required. Transfer stamps are required on all judicial sales deeds, including deeds going back to the lender. 08/01/1989 Yes

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Peoria
419 Fulton St., Ste. 401
Peoria, IL 60602-1217
309.494.8565
www.ci.peoria.il.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
$2.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Article X, Sec. 27-226 City Hall Yes 2% per month interest and penalty of 20% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$300. Deed will not be recorded. Seller   12/22/2006 No

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Phoenix
633 E. 151st St.
Phoenix, IL 60426-2452
708.331.2636
www.villageofphoenix.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

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Plainfield
24000 W. Lockport St.
Plainfield, IL 60544-1778
815.436.7093
www.plainfield-il.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None (see "Notes")             12/22/2006 No

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Posen
2440 Walter Zimny Dr.
Posen, IL 60469-1395
708.385.0139
www.villageofposen.org

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; bill and all fines must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes. $170

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Richton Park
4455 W. Sauk Trail
Richton Park, IL 60471-1197
708.481.8950
www.richtonpark.org/

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Liens and water bill must be paid. Heating certification and original deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

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River Forest
400 Park Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305-1798
708.366.8500
www.river-forest.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$1.00/$1,000 (round up by $1) Village Code 11-2-2 Village Clerk's Office, Village Hall Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$500. Recorded lien on property. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 05/01/2003 Yes

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River Grove
2621 Thatcher
River Grove, IL 60171-1698
708.453.8000
www.villageofrivergrove.org

Last Update: 03/20/2017
None Village Code 7-21-3 Village Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Transfer stamp issued when final water bill paid.  Copy of deed and transfer declaration required.  10/01/1997 Yes. Single Family: $50; Apartment Bldg.: $25 + $25/unit; Other: $100

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Riverdale
157 W. 144th St.
Riverdale, IL 60827-2392
708.841.2200
www.villageofriverdale.org

Last Update: 04/30/2012
None     Yes     Final water bill must be paid prior to closing. Failure to comply with this requirement or requesting a special reading will result in an additional $25 service charge. Required transfer stamp will be issued upon satisfaction of Point of Sale requirements. 12/22/2006 Yes, $200 fee (see Point of Sale Packet)

Allow at least two weeks for the property inspection appointment.

Riverside
27 Riverside Rd.
Riverside, IL 60546-2299
708.447.2700
www.riverside.il.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Termite inspection and copy of deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $200. A recent plat survey, done no longer than 6 months before closing, is also required to complete the inspection.

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Robbins
3327 W. 137th St.
Robbins, IL 60472-1699
708.385.8940


Last Update: 03/08/2017
$100   Village Hall Yes, $25   Seller Final water bill must be paid. City transfer declaration and copy of deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $240  
Rolling Meadows
3600 Kirchoff Rd.
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-2498
847.394.8500
www.ci.rolling-meadows.il.us

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Rolling Meadows Code of Ordinances 102-91 City Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Lien will be recorded. 1% interest per month and penalty of 10% of tax amount. $200 late fee will apply on the 31st of each month. Seller Final water and sewer bills must be paid. Copy of deed and PTAX required. 06/01/1992 Water reading only.

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Romeoville
13 Montrose Dr.
Romeoville, IL 60446-1390
815.886.7200
www.romeoville.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
$3.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $500) Romeoville Ord. 04-0170 Village Hall (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes. $40 Deed will not be recorded. 1.5% per month and penalty of 50% of tax amount. Fine of not more than $750 Buyer Final water bill and all municipal debts must be paid. 06/01/2005 No

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Roselle
31 S. Prospect St.
Roselle, IL 60172-2097
630.980.2000
www.roselle.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes, if vacant more than 60 days.

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Rosemont
9501 W. Devon Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018-4823
847.825.4404
www.rosemont.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Round Lake Beach
1937 N. Municipal Way
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073-4915
847.546.2351
www.villageofroundlakebeach.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $60

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Round Lake Heights
629 W. Pontiac Ct.
Round Lake Heights, IL 60073-1305
847.546.1206
www.villageofroundlakeheights.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

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Round Lake Park
203 E. Lake Shore Dr.
Round Lake Park, IL 60073-3031
847.546.2790
www.roundlakepark.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

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Sauk Village
21701 Torrence Ave.
Sauk Village, IL 60411-4599
708.758.3330
www.saukvillage.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None             12/22/2006 Yes. $50

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Schaumburg
101 S. Schaumburg Ct.
Schaumburg, IL 60193-1899
847.895.4500
www.ci.schaumburg.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$1.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1) Village Code Title 3, Chapter 36 Village Hall Yes. $10 Deed will not be recorded. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Legal description of property, city transfer declaration, and copy of PTAX required. 10/01/1987 No

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Schiller Park
9526 Irving Park Rd.
Schiller Park, IL 60176-1984
847.678.2550
www.villageofschillerpark

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None             12/22/2006 Yes, if new residence or condo conversion.

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Shorewood
903 W. Jefferson St.
Shorewood, IL 60404-9705
815.725.2150
www.vil.shorewood.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Skokie
5127 Oakton P.O. Box 309
Skokie, IL 60077-0309
847.673.0500
www.skokie.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (or fraction thereof) Village Code Section 98-75 Village Hall (or downtown office) Yes. $15 Lien goes with the property for the amount of the tax. 1% interest per month and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine of $200-$1,000. Seller City transfer declaration required. 09/01/1989 Yes

Outstanding debt(s) owed to the village must be paid.

Sleepy Hollow
1 Thorobred Ln.
Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118-1898
847.426.6700
www.sleepyhollowil.org/

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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South Chicago Heights
3317 Chicago Rd.
South Chicago Heights, IL 60411-5422
708.755.1880
www.southchicagoheights.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $175

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South Elgin
10 N. Water St.
South Elgin, IL 60177-1695
847.742.5780
www.southelgin.com

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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South Holland
16226 Wausau Ave.
South Holland, IL 60473-2156
708.210.2900
www.southholland.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None South Holland Ord. 2010-6 Village Clerk's Office, Village Hall       See "Notes" 04/05/2010 No

Certificate of Payment from the Village is to be recorded with the Deed. Read full note

St. Charles
2 E. Main St.
St. Charles, IL 60174-1984
630.377.4400
www.st-charles.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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State of Illinois
101 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
217.782.2135


Last Update: 03/13/2017
$0.50/$500 35 ILCS 200/31-1 County Building   Deed will not be recorded. Falsification is a Class B Misdemeanor. Buyer or Seller (customarily Seller)   09/18/1989  

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Steger
35 W. 34th St.
Steger, IL 60475-1098
708.754.3395
www.villageofsteger.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

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Stickney
6533 Pershing Rd.
Stickney, IL 60402-4018
708.749.4400
www.villageofstickney.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1) Stickney Mun. Code Ch. 78-121 Village Hall Yes. $25 Deed will not be recorded. Fine of $50-$1000. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Original deed, PTAX, and county declaration, and copy of sales contract required. Signed letter of understanding and compliance required. 08/01/1991 Yes. $25

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Stone Park
1629 N. Mannheim Rd.
Stone Park, IL 60165-1184
708.345.5550
www.vosp.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$4.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code Section 35.100 Village Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Final water bill must be paid. PTAX and original deed required. 05/01/1995 Yes. $50

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Streamwood
301 E. Irving Park Rd.
Streamwood IL 60107-3096
630.837.0200
www.streamwood.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Streamwood Mun. Code 3-11-2 Village Hall Yes. $10 1% per month and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine of $50-$750. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 02/01/1994 No

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Sugar Grove
10 Municipal Dr.
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-6901
630.466.4507
www.sugar-grove.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Summit
7321 W. 59th St.
Summit, IL 60501-1419
708.563.4800
www.thevillageofsummit.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50 per unit

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Sycamore
308 W. State St.
Sycamore, IL 60178-1453
815.895.4515
www.cityofsycamore.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (no rounding) Sycamore Mun. Code 3-20-1 City Hall Finance Office or www.cityofsycamore.com Yes $50 Fine. 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax amount. Buyer Obtain final water reading. 06/01/2006 No

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Thornton
115 E. Margaret St.
Thornton, IL 60476-1292
708.877.4456
www.thornton60476.com

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Tinley Park
16250 S. Oak Park Ave.
Tinley Park, IL 60477-1600
708.444.5000
www.tinleypark.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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University Park
698 Burnham Dr.
University Park, IL 60466-2788
708.534.6451
www.university-park-il.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
$1.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) University Park Ord. 755 Village Hall Yes. $25 Deed will not be recorded. Lien will be recorded. 1% interest per month and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine of $200-$1,000. Seller All sums due village must be paid. No personal checks. 11/10/1992 Yes. $250

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Villa Park
20 S. Ardmore Ave.
Villa Park, IL 60181-2696
630.834.8500
www.invillapark.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

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Wauconda
101 N. Main St.
Wauconda, IL 60084-1888
847.526.9600
www.wauconda-il.gov

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None             12/22/2006 Yes. $75

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Waukegan
100 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085-4395
847.599.2500
www.waukeganweb.net

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None Ordinance 14-0-68         Sellers, buyers, or their agents must obtain a closing letter from the City setting forth all fees and charges due the City prior to closing; all such fees and charges must be paid in full prior to closing. 06/02/2014 No

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West Chicago
475 Main St.
West Chicago, IL 60185-2800
630.293.2200
www.westchicago.org

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Must obtain deed certification stamp at no cost. 12/22/2006 Yes. $0.11/sq. ft.

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West Dundee
102 S. 2nd St.
West Dundee, IL 60118-2005
847.551.3805
www.wdundee.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Westchester
10300 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Westchester, IL 60154-2596
708.345.0020
www.westchester-il.org

Last Update: 10/09/2013
Compliance Stamp issued upon inspection. Westchester Municipal Code 14.52 Village Hall No Fine not less than $500. Seller All outstanding debts or obligations due the village must be paid. 01/13/2011 Yes. $125

The Village of Westchester requires inspection of real estate on all transfers of ownership of real estate in the village. Read full note

Western Springs
740 Hillgrove Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558-1478
708.246.1800
www.wsprings.com

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Wheaton
303 W. Wesley St. P.O. Box 727
Wheaton, IL 60187-0727
630.260.2027
www.wheaton.il.us

Last Update: 02/15/2017
$2.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Wheaton Municipal Code Sec. 66-181 City Hall Yes. $25 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax. Recorded lien on property. Fine of $20-$750. Buyer Transfer certificate must be submitted to Director of Finance 7 days before transfer. Final water bill must be paid. PTAX required. 07/01/1988 No

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Wheeling
255 W. Dundee Rd.
Wheeling, IL 60090-2676
847.459.2600
www.vi.wheeling.il.us

Last Update: 02/15/2017
None Wheeling Municipal Code Section 15.38 Village Hall or www.vi.wheeling.il.us No     Transfer Certificate must be submitted to Director of Finance at least seven days before transfer of property. Water, sewer, and garbage bills must be paid. 08/01/2005 No

The Village Board of the Village of Wheeling recently passed an ordinance requiring all persons selling or transferring real estate in the Village to obtain a Real Estate Transfer Certificate.... Read full note

Willowbrook
7760 Quincy St.
Willowbrook, IL 60527-5594
630.323.8215
www.willowbrookil.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Wilmette
1200 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091-2793
847.251.2700
www.wilmette.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Wilmette Mun. code Sec.9-15 Village Hall Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Fine of $200-$750. Recorded lien. Buyer Final water bill and other invoices must be paid. 09/01/1988 No

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Winfield
27W465 Jewell Rd.
Winfield, IL 60190-1293
630.933.7100
www.villageofwinfield.com

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

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Winnetka
510 Green Bay Rd.
Winnetka, IL 60093-2563
847.501.6000
www.villageofwinnetka.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. Water and electric bills must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Winthrop Harbor
830 Sheridan Rd.
Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096-1699
847.872.3846
www.winthropharbor.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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Woodridge
5 Plaza Dr.
Woodridge, IL 60517-5014
630.852.7000
www.vil.woodridge.il.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
$2.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Woodridge Ord. 80-10 Village Hall (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes. $25 Recorded lien on property. $100 fine every month until payment is made. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% tax. Seller Final water bill must be paid. All municipal debts must be paid. Deed and PTAX required. 04/07/1980 No

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Woodstock
121 W. Calhoun St.
Woodstock, IL 60098-3218
815.338.4300
www.woodstock-il.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

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Worth
7112 W. 111th St.
Worth, IL 60482-1878
708.448.1181
www.villageofworth.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Certificate of payment for water and sewer required ($20 fee). 12/22/2006 No

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Yorkville
800 Game Farm Rd.
Yorkville, IL 60560-0901
630.553.4350
www.yorkville.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

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Zion
2828 Sheridan Rd.
Zion, IL 60099-2674
847.746.4014
www.cityofzion.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. Liens must be paid. 12/22/2006  

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