NEW RESIDENT INFORMATION: Application for service must be made in person at the Village Clerk’s office. In accordance with Red Flag Rules, two forms of identification are required for registration and one must be a photo ID. A deposit of $200 for water service is required. All property owners can receive their deposit back if current on all payments in accordance with current Ordinance. Renter Deposit will be held until service is no longer required. The Village Office Manager/Clerk’s office hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm. Call (815) 454-2034 or e-mail email@example.com
UTILITY CHARGES: Meters are read bi-monthly on odd months, around the 15th. Water/ Sewer charges are based upon water usage and are also billed bi-monthly on even months on or around the 1st. All customers are charged a monthly $18 water surcharge for the Village’s current infrastructure loan. All properties connected to the water system, whether turned off or on will receive this surcharge. Utility bills are mailed on or around the 1st of even months. If you have not received your bill by the 10th, please call the Clerk’s office. Payments are due on the date shown on the bill. Payments received after the 20th due date are considered late and will be penalized. Payments accepted at Village Office, Village payment box, Sheffield Banking Center and online thru the www.ub-pay.com portal. Delinquent accounts will receive service disconnection notices. Failure to pay by the designated date will result in the disconnection of utility service and a fee will be charged for reconnection: We offer free automatic debit from checking or savings accounts and accept debit cards, credit cards or e-check through our website payment portal.
ONLINE & MOBILE UTILITY PAYMENTS: The Village of Sheffield accepts online and mobile utility payments. Customers can pay from anywhere, seven days a week, 24 hours a day. To pay, simply visit the Village’s website and click on the button under “Payment” in the center of the home page. This takes you to ub-pay.com. If you have not registered, you will need to know Municipal Code SheffieldIL361 and current account info. Customers can make a credit/debit card or checking/savings account payment. Customers also have the option to set up Auto-Pay through the Village office and not have to worry about making a payment for each bill. To cover costs charged by payment processors and credit card companies, a convenience fee of $3.00 per $100 has been instituted. The Village of Sheffield does not receive any revenue from these fees. If you have any questions, you can call Hamer Enterprises directly, toll free at (800) 926-3466.
TEXT & EMAIL ALERTS: Please submit current phone number and email address to Village office in order to be kept up to date on Village alerts
TRASH: The Village contracts Waste Disposal with LRS – contact the Village or LRS 309-586-4410. These services are included with the utility bill. Trash is collected on Fridays. All Waste must be inside the LRS Cart provided to property owners by the Village. Additionally, each household is allowed one bulk item per week. Please check the website for Holiday pick up schedule. The holidays observed are New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Please have your trash curb side by 6am for collection. Note: If the observed holiday falls prior to Friday your pick up will be delayed until Saturday. ALSO see the LRS brochure on this website for guidelines.
***Please remove your empty cart from the curb within 24 hours along with your Eagle Recycling Toter receptacles.
RECYCLING: Eagle Enterprise offers recycling services for Sheffield. Please go to www.eerecycling.com or call 309-932-2936 to start service. Recycle pick up every other Friday. You can view the latest recycling schedule on their website – under subscription calendar.
Eagle Recycle Accepted Materials
For more information on recyclables, visit www.eerecycling.com
YARD WASTE: The Village of Sheffield provides an area on the southwest edge of town located on West Mill Road for residents only to dispose of yard waste. Please follow signs.
COMMUNITY CENTER & PARK SHELTER RENTAL: Contact the Village Office for availability and requirements. Application forms are available at this website under “Residents/forms”
NO BURNING of LEAVES or YARD WASTE of any kind – see amended ordinance 2020-09-14-01.
BURN BARREL: Burning of paper, cardboard, and small sticks shall be permitted in a burn barrel only. The burn barrel is to be placed in the backyard in a cleared area. Burning in burn barrel is prohibited on Sunday and Monday. Village no longer empties or is responsible in any way for you barrel.
GRILLS & RECREATIONAL FIRE: Shall not exceed a 2’x2’x2’ area. This does not apply to outdoor fireplace units
DOG TAGS: The Bureau County rabies tag is required.. Dogs are not allowed to run at-large in the Village. All dogs within the Village shall be kept confined within an enclosure or to be kept confined by a chain or on a leash not to exceed six feet in length. Please be responsible and clean up after your pet.
ATV/UTV/GOLF CART LICENSES: Golf carts must be registered and have a current Village of Sheffield license sticker attached to the vehicle. License stickers are valid for each calendar year and are available at the Village Office. Also see web site – sheffieldil.org
Dial 911 for emergencies – Non Emergency Dispatch 815-878-3344
Sheffield Post Office: (815) 454-2547
Web Site: www.sheffieldil.org