215 N. Greenwood Street
Fax: (815) 664-2114
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1st & 2nd Saturdays of the month, 8:30 am to Noon .
Permit & License Applications
**Click the button on the right for printable files and links.
Property Owners' Sidewalk Construction Reimbursement Program
It is the intention of the City of Spring Valley to encourage the construction, replacement and maintenance of sidewalks through the City of Spring Valley. This can best be accomplished with a joint effort between the city and the property owner working together.
**Click the button on the top right for a printable application.
For more information or an emergency replacement, please contact the City Clerk's Office: 815.664.4221 or the Building Inspector: 815.664.2785.
Freedom of Information Requests-City of Spring Valley
Contact: City Clerk
215 North Greenwood St.
Spring Valley,IL 61362
Notice of ADA Coordinator
Name: Rebecca Hansen
ADA Coordinator for Programs/Services
Pursuant to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Illinois Human Rights Act, the City of Spring Valley does not discriminate in employment, programs or services on the basis of disability. The City complies with provisions of the ADA requiring that all programs, services and activities are readily accessible to and usable by qualified individuals with disabilities. The grievance procedures are available from the Spring Valley City Clerk. They include the requirement for any grievance or complaint be filed in writing with the clerk 7 or more days prior to hearing and that the hearing will be held before the Spring Valley City Council.
The City of Spring Valley is an equal opportunity provider and employee.
Other Helpful Information
New Ordinance requires all rental property owners in the City of Spring Valley
to register their properties.
Contact the City Clerk's Office for more information.
To view the ordinance click the button below.
Map of Spring Valley scheduled Garbage Collection, effective May 2019.
Provided by: Republic Services
Address: 2840 E 13th Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: (779) 861-2887 or 815 434-2035
Effective Immediately: Garbage pick up has been rescheduled to Monday-Thursday.
Pick-up originally on Monday & Tuesday will both be collected on Monday.
Garbage collection originally on Wednesday has been moved to Tuesday.
Garbage collection originally on Thursday will now be picked up on Wednesday.
Garbage collection originally on Friday has been moved to Thursday.
Garbage should be placed on the berm by 5 a.m. of the day of your pick-up.
Available at City Hall: Recycling Bins $10
Yard Waste - Unlimited amount allowed at no charge. Must be packed in a biodegradable container.
A new Illinois law bans the dumping of electronics such as computers, cell phones and televisions, in landfills.
On-Line Bill Pay
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Credit cards via Automated Phone
In-person at the following retail:
Check Into Cash, 1002 Shooting Pk Rd, Peru
Hy-Vee, 1651 Midtown Rd, Peru
Wal-Mart, Peru, using the Money Gram service
Equipment may be returned, without wrapping or box, to any local UPS store, at no charge to the customer.
City of Spring Valley ISO
Public Protection Classification: 04/4X
FIRE: High/Low tone that lasts for approximately 45 seconds or 6 cycles.
WEATHER ALERT : Continuous cycle -
3 mins. or longer
(Note: There is no all clear siren rung after a tornado.)
Siren's are located in Webster Park, City Park, Baltikuski Park and by JFK School.
Burning is permitted, on Mondays through Saturdays, and on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. between October 1st and May 1st of each year.
No burning is allowed on Sundays from May 1st to October 1st.
Burning of building & construction materials is NOT allowed.
No leaf burning is allowed on city streets and sidewalks; except on brick streets with such burning limited to waste generated by the lot immediately adjacent to the city street. Burning of leaves is allowed on private property with supervision present until the fire is extinguished.
No Burning allowed on any days that Hall High School has a home football game.
See LEAF COLLECTION information on this pages for details on pick-up.
The rate schedules linked to on the button below contain the prevailing wage rates required to be paid for work performed on or after September 1, 2017 on public works projects in each County.