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Downers Grove Township launched its’ peer jury program in November 2000 with one site and fifty jurors. Since that time, the program has expanded to three sites and anywhere from 175 to 225 trained jurors who are high school students. For more information about our peer jury program, you can visit our website. You […]

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It takes our crew 4 hours to plow our unincorporated streets 1 time, making 2 passes during a snow storm. If you have questions, please contact our Highway Department at (630) 719-6625.

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In 1835, Dexter Stanley, son of John Stanley, bought a large acreage of land at Belmont and Maple. On this land is where “Oak Hill” got its start. The first burial there on the Stanley Cemetery was Luther Farrar, son-in-law of Dexter Stanley, husband of Emaline Stanley Farrar back in 1836. If you have questions, […]

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The Downers Grove Township Assessors Office in 2015 we received 1,602 assessment appeals due to the general assessment year. In a general assessment year, each of our 58,000 parcels are reevaluated. In 2014 the number of appeals filed was 786. If you have questions, please contact our Assessor’s Office at (630) 719-6630.

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In November 2017, The fare for the Dial-A-Ride was reduced from $4.00 to $3.00 for a one-way ride. This fee reduction was made possible by a generous contribution of $5,000.00 from the Friends for Downers Grove Township Senior Citizens. Dial-A-Ride provides transportation to Township residents aged 65 or older and to qualified persons with disabilities. […]

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The Township is split up into nine different plow routes. It takes our crew 2 ½ hours to salt the routes and 4 hours to plow open the roads, making 2 passes on each street. If you have questions, please contact our Highway Department at (630) 719-6625.

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In Downers Grove Township there were 2,700 real estate transfers (sales) and in 2014, and the number is up to 2,865 in 2015. If you have questions, please contact our Assessor’s Office at (630) 719-6630.

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Among the services that our Township provides are: passport application and pictures, RTA application and Dial-A-Ride registration, help with your gas and electric bill through the LIHEAP program and a prescription drug savings program called- Coast2CoastRXCard. If you have questions, please contact our Supervisor’s Office at (630) 719-6610.

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Are you an Upstander?
Life Skills Teachers teach multi-day empathy lessons in the schools. For further information about our Life Skills programs, you can visit our website: http://www.dgtownship.com/?page_id=203

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