Welcome to Our Community!
Located in north central Ilinois within the Rock River Valley Region. Belvidere and Boone County are rich in history and agriculture. There is a farm or field around almost every bend the peaceful pastures remind you of years gone by but on the new horizon you will see the smart growth for future development needs. Boone County is well known for one of the largest fairs in the State of Illinois held in the early part of Augusteach year. Belvidere and Boone County supports it's parks and nature areas as well as it's industry. Please stop and check us out we welcome your visit.

County website: www.BooneCountyIL.org

Boone County Courthouse
601 N Main Street - Belvidere, IL 61008
Boone County Circuit Court Clerk - Linda Anderson, 815-544-0371
Boone County Sheriff - Dave Ernest, 815-544-9322
Boone County States Attorney - Tricia Smith, 815-544-0868

Public Defender - Carie Poirier - 815-547-5400
130 South State Street, Ste # 311 - Belvidere, IL 61008

Boone County Administration Campus
1212 Logan Ave - Belvidere, IL 61008
County Administrator - 815-547-4770
County Clerk's Office - 815-544-3103
County Treasurer & Collector - 815-544-2666
County Building & Zoning -  815-544-6176
Supervisor of Assessments  - 815-544-2958

Growth Dimensions - 
Economic Development for 
Belvidere and Boone County
401 N. Whitney Blvd - Belvidere, IL 61008
Ph: 815-547-4252 - Fax: 866-353-2772
Pamela Lopez Fettes - Executive Director
Email: pfettes@growthdimensions.org

County Health Department - 815-544-2951
(1204 Logan Ave - Belvidere, IL)

Belvidere & Boone County Building Departments
Contact the appropriate department for your permit needs.

Belvidere/Boone County Building Department
401 N Whitney Blvd Belvidere, IL 61008
Ph: 815-544-6176

Belvidere/Boone County Planning Department
401 N Whitney Blvd Belvidere, IL 61008
Ph: 815-544-5271

** If you are located in one of the following municipalities please contact the local office /number also.

Belvidere (City of) City Hall Ph: 815-544-2612
401 N. Whitney Blvd - Belvidere, IL 61008

Mayor - Mike Chamberlain
City Clerk & Collector - Shauna Arco
City Attorney - Michael Drella
Police Chief - Jan Noble, 815-544-9626
Fire Chief - Alan Hyser, 815-544-2242
Director of Public Works -  815-544-9256
Building & Zoning Inspector - 815-547-7177
Plumbing & Heating Inspector - 815-547-7177
Electrical Inspector - 815-547-7177

Candlewick Lake:
Construction projects must be approved by Candlewick Lake Association before the County can issue a permit. (Roofing permits excluded.)
Please be sure to bring your Candlewick approved site plan and Candlewick hard card (blue card) with you to your Boone County Permit appointment.
Candlewick Lake Association Phone.........815-765-2827

All permits within the village limits are now issued by Independent Inspections. Please contact the village hall for more information or for information on zoning.
Capron Village Hall ..................................815-569-2351
250 W. Main Street - Capron, IL 61012
Mailing Address: PO Box 314, Capron, IL 61012

All permits within the village are issued by the Village Clerk.

 Poplar Grove:
All permits within the village limits are issued by the Village President or Clerk Village Hall of Poplar Grove - 200 Hill Street - Poplar Grove, IL 61065
Mailing Address is PO Box 1 - Poplar Grove, IL 61065 - Phone: 815-765-3201

 Timberlane (Village of) :
Zoning is conducted by Boone County Building & Zoning Dept.
Boone County Building Department 815-544-6176


Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry
Located in Capron, IL
Danice Loveridge, Director
Ph: 815-569-1571

Community Building Complex of Boone County
111 W. 1st Street - Belvidere, IL 61008
Julie Sullinger, Director
Ph: 815-547-3928

Belvidere Park District
1006 W. Lincoln Ave - Belvidere, IL 61008
Mark Pentecost, Director
Ph: 815-547-5711

Boone County Conservation District
603 N Appleton Road - Belvidere, IL 61008
Dan Kane, Director
Ph: 815-547-7935

Boone Count Council on Aging
2141 Henry Luckow Lane - Belvidere, IL 61008
Joe Fortmann, Director
Ph: 815-544-9893

Boone County Fair Association
Boone County Fairgrounds are privately owned by the Granges of Boone County
Fairgrounds located at Hwy Rte 76 & Bus Rte 20
Lyle Lee, President


Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce - Maps, Community Guide
130 South State Street #300
Belvidere, IL 61008

419 South State Street
Belvidere, IL 61008

Breathing Easy in Boone County
The State of Illinois is now SMOKE FREE Indoors or Outside within 15-feet of Entrance
Pursuant to the Smoke-Free Illinois Act 95-0017