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Seneca Village Hall ~ 340 N. Cash St., Seneca, IL 61360 ~  Open Mon-Fri  from 8:00am to 4:00pm  
Phone: (815) 357-8771 ~ Fax: (815) 357-8772  ~ Email:

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Please fill out the FOIA form which can be obtained from the download page.  Requests will be either compiled or denied within 5 working days after its receipt.  There is a charge associated with any additional pages over 50; fee will be .15 cents per page.  Original signed request required prior to information being compiled.  Freedom of information officer for Village hall records is the Village Clerk and the Police Chief for Police Department records.  This went into effect 1/2/10

The following records are available on the Village website: 1. Village Code 2. Council Meeting agendas from 7-15-08 to present 3. Council Meeting minutes from 7-15-08 to present 4. Current Village Council members 5. F.0.I.A. Related Information 6. Current Village Board Members

Burn Ordinance

Did you know that the Village of Seneca has a burn Ordinance?

It is unlawful to burn leaves, twigs or grasses unless raked into piles of a reasonable size and on the following days:

Between the dates of April 15 to November 15 on Saturdays between the hours of 8:00AM and 7PM.

Between the dates of November 15 to April 15 on Saturdays between the hours of 9AM and 4PM

No leaves, twigs, grass or other material shall be burned on any street or alley within Village limits. NO fire shall be burned without a person in attendance to control the fire.

Flag Drop Box

The Village has a flag drop box located in the Northeast corner of Village Hall. Please drop your worn American flags into the box to have them disposed of properly.
Building Projects

Attention residents: Any building project including fences, swimming pools and decks require a village permit prior to construction.  Permit fees can be paid for through the E-PAY program on this website! 

In addition, if residents hire a contractor, the Village requires each contractor to register in advance of any work being started.  Please contact Les Goslin at 815-712-2791 for zoning questions


Water Billing Procedure

Water bills are mailed monthly around the 28th and payment is due by around the 17th of the month. The Village mails approximately 900 monthly water bills. If you have any questions regarding your water bill, please do not hesitate to call our office during normal business hours. Any resident that is 65+ years old can register at Seneca Village Hall for a Senior Discount of $9.50 per month to be applied to their account after they have registered.  This discount will not be retroactive and will begin the billing cycle after the discount is applied.  For questions, call 815-357-8771 

For payment options, you may utilize the 24 hour drop box located in front of Village Hall, come in during office hours with your cash, check, money order or credit card OR use the website E-PAY program!!  Check out the EPAY icon on the homepage!!




Water Bill Payments

Please send all payments directly to Village Hall, 340 N. Cash Street, Seneca, IL 61360.  Water bill payments can be paid with either cash, check, money order or credit card at Seneca Village Hall Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM or, for your convenience there is a water payment drop box located in the front of the Village Hall building. Your receipt for payment is your cancelled check. Also, we offer E-PAY through the homepage of this website!!! 

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