Wayne Township Illinois

The township covers those portions of municipalities that fall within Dupage County.

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Founded in 1850, Wayne Township is a 36 square-mile area located in the northwest corner of DuPage County, which contains all or portions of Bartlett, Carol Stream, Hanover Park, Wayne, West Chicago, St. Charles, as well as a large unincorporated area.

Overseeing the general operation of the township is the township Supervisor, one of eight elected officials.

The Clerk is responsible for maintaining township records and coordinating matters of voter registration and elections with the county. By law, Illinois townships are charged with three basic functions:

  1. General assistance for the indigent. This is provided by our General Assistance Department.
  2. The assessment of real property for local taxation, supervised by the Assessor.
  3. Maintenance of roads and bridges not covered by federal, state, or other local jurisdictions. The Road Department is supervised by the Highway Commissioner.

In addition, the Senior Center provides seminars on many topics and a host of social activities to help township seniors maintain an active and productive lifestyle.

WAYS (Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services), housed in the Wayne Township office, is funded jointly by Wayne and Winfield townships.

Wayne Township cooperates extensively with the DuPage County Sheriff's office and pays for the services of an additional deputy assigned specifically to the township.

Township Departments

Township Office:
27W031 North Avenue
West Chicago IL 60185
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Supervisor arrow
630-231-7140
Township administration, general information

Clerk arrow
630-231-7140
Official records, election information

Assessor arrow
630-231-8900
Property assessment, taxpayer information

Road District arrow
630-231-4923
Roads, bridges, brush pickup in unincorporated areas

General Assistance Department arrow
630-231-7173
Help for those in need, including financial and medical assistance, food pantry, clothes closet, and more.

Senior Center arrow
630-231-7155
Social Activites, classes make this a fun and helpful place for Wayne Township seniors

WAYS arrow
630-231-7166
Wayne/Winfield Area Youth/Family Services provides counseling and support for youth and families.

Elected Officials arrow
630-231-7140
Eight elected officials make up the Township Board (Supervisor, Clerk, Assessor, Highway Commissioner, and four trustees.)

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Wayne Township Holiday Sharing Programs

We are starting to sign-up needy families, seniors and disabled individuals for our holiday assistance programs.

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Electronics Recycling

Free TV recycling has pretty much become a thing of the past.  There are a few drop off locations for electronics scattered throughout DuPage County (fees apply for TVs).

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Distribution of 2015 Real Estate Taxes to Local Taxing Bodies

Find out how your tax dollars are being spent and become well informed about the cost-effectiveness of township government.

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