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The City with a River in its Heart!



WELCOME! Whether you are a visitor, just moved in, or a long-time resident, we welcome you to enjoy our small town charm, top-notch parks, great recreational facilities, and hometown pride.

       This year, we are focusing our efforts on the new Marge Cline Whitewater Course —a state-of-the-art kayak/canoe chute located in the heart of our downtown area on the Fox River at Bicentennial Riverfront Park.

      You're also invited to visit us throughout the year for our many festivals and celebrations such as Music Under the Stars, our annual Fourth of July celebration, National Night Out, the 22nd Annual Hometown Days Festival, and Holiday Under the Stars. Just click on the festivals and events link on the left, and plan on joining us all year long!



The City of Yorkville is seeking your voluntary participation in a brief consumer spending survey. The purpose of this survey is to determine shopping patterns and retail preferences of people living and working in Yorkville.


New Builder/Developer Incentives

On October 28, 2014, the City Council voted to adopt 2 new incentive programs geared toward the construction of new homes by builders and developers in Yorkville. The RENEW program will now be available for a limited number of qualifying new single-family residential building permits for the following programs:

Speculative Homes: A maximum of 30 permits will be issued to qualifying builders/developers for the construction of a spec home and rebate 50% of the City’s portion of the building permit fees.


Model Homes: A maximum of 15 permits will be issued to qualifying builders/developers for the construction of a model home and rebate 100% of the City’s portion of the building permit fees.


For more information,check out the RENEW brochure!


Comprehensive Plan Update

The City is currently in the process of updating the Comprehensive Plan.  For all of the latest news and documents, follow us on Facebook or at



B.U.I.L.D. Program

"Extension of BUILD Program" On February 11, 2014, the City Council voted to extend the innovative residential construction incentive program to spur new home starts in Yorkville for a 3rd time. For more information, click the B.U.I.L.D. logo (left).


CONGRATULATIONS! Yorkville receives IDNR OSLAD Grant to develop Riverfront Park.

Read the press release here.




The latest information from IDOT regarding the progression of the IL Route 47 Roadway reconstruction and widening project.

Questions and Answers from IDOT meeting with local businesses.

IL Route 47 Roadway Construction Project Staging Map click here

Questions, concerns and comments are welcome from Yorkville residents and businesses regarding the project and will be forwarded to the appropriate IDOT staff for immediate response. Inquiries can be e-mailed to the Community Development Department or by phone at 630-553-4350.


List of Warming Centers located in Kendall County.  Please call first to ensure that the warming center is able to receive you. Click here for details.



Community Events



2014 / 2015 Winter Catalog


Spring Youth Soccer Registration Begins Monday February 2                                                                    Play soccer with the Yorkville Parks & Recreation Department this spring! Registration for youth leagues begins on Monday, February 2 and will last until Friday, February 13. Divisions that will be offered include Pre-K / Kindergarten, 1st/2nd Grade, 3rd/4th Grade, 5th/6th Grade, and 7th/8th Grade; each division is co-ed. Registration is $65-$100 depending on your child’s grade and residency status. You can register by calling the recreation office at 630-553-4357, by visiting the recreation office in person (201 W. Hydraulic Avenue – Yorkville), or online at



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