The Main Office provides a wide variety of services to the citizens of Bartlett. These services include: accepting payment for water bills and parking citations; handling commuter permit parking, real estate transfer fees and building permit fees; issuing dog tags, contractor licenses, business licenses, and on street solicitor’s permits. The office sells yard waste bags, comprehensive plans and maps, zoning ordinances, zoning maps, subdivision ordinances and building codebooks and supports the Bartlett History Museum by selling “Cat’s Meow” historic building replicas and other items. Handing out new resident packets, taking applications for RTA senior citizen passes, issuing garage sale permits, distributing recycling containers and registering resident voters for Cook and DuPage County are free services of the Main Office. In addition, this department can process and collect fees for Freedom of Information requests.
The Main Office also serves as the reception office for all incoming telephone calls and is the first contact for an average of 2,000 in-person customers per month. They are prompt and courteous in greeting all of these Village Hall callers and visitors, and staff members serve as an important resource for people seeking information about the Village.
Main Office News & Highlights
Prescription Drug Drop-off
The last-Saturday-of-the-month prescription drug drop-off program is available from 9 a.m. to noon at the Main Office in Village Hall.
For more information about the program, visit the Health & Safety page
Don't forget to come in to Village Hall to pick up your new resident packet, which offers a wealth of information and answers to many questions you may have about Bartlett.
You Should Know
If you are opening a home-based business, you must obtain a Home Occupation permit.
Dog License Tags
Every person owning or keeping a dog in the Village of Bartlett must register the dog with the Village and pay a license fee of $2. A rabies certificate is required for the purchase of dog license tags. All dog owners are required, when walking their dog, to hold the dog securely on a leash and to carry and use a pooper scooper.
Residents can elect to prohibit solicitors at their residence or place of business by posting a "NO SOLICITORS INVITED" sign at their main entrance door. The cards are available at the Main Office. Solicitors are also prohibited from going door to door before 9 a.m. and after 9 p.m. on any weekday or at any time on a Sunday or a state or national holiday.
Applications for reduced fare public transportation passes are available at the Main Office for citizens 65 years or older. Two small (1 1/4" x 1 1/4") pictures are required. Applications are processed in Oak Brook and the RTA pass is sent directly to the resident.
Village residents can register to vote at the Main Office. To register residents must be 18 years or older and have lived in their precinct for at least 30 days. Applicants must provide two forms of identification, one must show your current address and the other must be a government issued picture ID. Remember if you have moved (even within Bartlett) or changed your name, you must re-register to be eligible to vote.
Voter registration forms are available online and can be mailed in.
Cook County Residents
Dupage County Residents