The Local State of Emergency proclamation grants specific increased temporary powers to Village officials to address life, health and safety issues on an immediate basis relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes emergency purchases necessary to prevent the spread of the pandemic among the community and employees, and the ability to establish emergency locations for Village business, emergency medical services and other necessary services. The proclamation allows the Village to request supplies and resources through the Strategic National Stockpile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Department of Public Health, when and if needed.
Entering Village Hall
Members of the public will be required to maintain six feet of physical distance, wear face coverings, and follow the posted signage. Increased safety precautions and sanitation procedures are in place, including Plexiglas barriers. Please note that access to certain areas of the building will be restricted to limit contact and protect the health of staff and members of the public.
Due to capacity requirements, some village meetings are being conducted remotely through Zoom. Please check meeting agendas for specific information regarding accessing meetings and submitting public comment.
The Village has increased the online services it offers. Residents can:
Yes. The Village has a comprehensive continuity of operations plan to allow for essential operations to continue during the crisis, such as water and emergency services. Necessary modifications will be made to keep employees and residents safe.
The Village strongly encourages residents and businesses to use online services as much as possible on the Village’s website or by calling 630-773-0835. Transactions such as utility bill payment can be completed through the Village’s website, via the Village Hall outdoor payment box, or by mail.
Yes. Garbage pickup is considered an essential service. However, due to the unique challenges of COVID, services may be delayed or modified.
Payments can be completed online, mailed in, or deposited in the drop box located in the Village Hall Parking lot.
Yes. While the Community Development Department has instituted several measures to limit physical contact with the public, they are continuing to process permits, plan review, registrations, inspections, and answer questions.
Permits may be applied for in-person or electronically. Applications consisting of materials less than 11” x 17” in size are encouraged to be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For applications requiring printed-to-scale large plan sheets, such as those that are 24”x36” or larger, paper copies are required to be submitted.
Please see the permit checklist for a description of what types of submittals are required for your project.
Online Payment Option
Permits and contractor registration fees may be made on the Village’s website here.
Inspections will be performed in person by the building inspector provided that the individual(s) that will be on-site for the inspection are not ill and the inspector can perform his/her work while complying with all relevant social distancing protocols and face covering requirements.
For additional information or questions please call (630) 773-5568.
According to the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 is a novel (new) coronavirus that impacts the respiratory system. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:
These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
If you are sick, stay home and limit contact with others. Follow the CDC’s recommendations for "What To Do If You Are Sick."
The Village also recommends residents refer to these credible resources for timely and accurate information:
The Village of Itasca does not maintain a database of confirmed cases. To get the most up to date information regarding case count, please visit the DuPage County COVID-19 Dashboard.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act ensures that COVID-19 testing is free to anyone in the U.S., including the uninsured. Below are organizations offering testing in our area.
The testing site is open Tuesday through Saturday from 7 am until the daily 400 test limit is reached.No appointment, symptoms or insurance is required.
Please note not all testing sites listed are managed by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Limited tests available; appointment required; please call 708-PILLARS (708-745-5277) .
Testing is available on Tuesdays 9 am-Noon and Thursdays from 9 am-1 pm to anyone with symptoms of COVID-19; or anyone with a known exposure to COVID-19 (have been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19); or asymptomatic, high-risk patients, first responders, health care workers, or essential workers who wish to be tested.
VNA Health Care: Bensenville Testing Site: VNA Health Care offers COVID-19 testing by appointment only to new and existing patients with or without symptoms.Community mobile testing clinics are also available in Bensenville and West Chicago through VNA Health Care:
VNA Mobile Clinic at St. Alexis Catholic Church
400 W Wood Ave, Bensenville, IL, 60106
VNA Mobile Clinic at St. Andrew's Church
155 N Prince Crossing Rd, West Chicago, IL, 60185
If you have questions about Coronavirus - Call the Illinois Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Hotline:
1 (800) 889-3931 or, send an email to: email@example.com
Both are available anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.