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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!


NEW! Request for Proposal for Skid Steer Purchase and Trade in of Caterpillar 436 Combination Backhoe Loader. Click here for details.


Zoning Ordinance Update

The City has completed a final draft of the Zoning Ordinance and the Zoning Commission will be holding a Public Hearing on Monday, November 17th at 7:00 PM at City Hall.  The Zoning Ordinance document is available for review.  Click Here for details.

Also please visit Visualizing Yorkville Zoning | Civic ArtWorks to view public comments and ideas generated about the Zoning Ordinance Update topics.


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



Beekeeping Ordinance Passes in Yorkville

Click Here for details


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.


REMINDER: IDOT District 3 would like to remind Yorkville motorists that there are no left turns allowed southbound on IL 47 onto Hydraulic Street and there are no left turns allowed northbound on IL 47 onto River Road. Violators may be subject to fines. Drive safely and have a nice holiday.  click 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


Breakfast with Santa

Saturday December 6th

8am - 9:30am

Beecher Community Center  - 908 Game Farm Rd, Yorkville


Senior Services and the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department invite you and your family to join us for Breakfast with Santa! The event is held at the Beecher Community Center (908 Game Farm Rd, Yorkville) on Saturday, December 6th from 8am-9:30am. There will be crafts, games and much more for your child
to be a part of. Don't forget your camera!!!! The cost is $3 per person and space is limited to the first
150. To register or for more information please call the Senior Service Center at 630-553-5777.


Chili Chase 5k Run/Walk

Race Results


Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department Survey

The Yorkville Park Board and City Council would like to know what you think about the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department services, and encourages you to take the web survey to gather your opinions. The survey can be taken online by visiting You will be asked to enter a pass code once you enter the website, which can be found on the inside front cover of your Fall Catalog. We anticipate collecting survey responses throughout the August and September, and publicizing the results of the survey in October or November. If you have questions, please feel free to visit the following website for answers to frequently asked questions

2014 / 2015 Winter Catalog


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