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4444 Thompson Road | Wonder Lake IL 60097 | (815) 728-0839 | MAP | E-Mail

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Pay Your Water Bill

epay- pay your water utility payment onlineResidents of Wonder Lake can now make their water utility payments online. Online Payment can be made by: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. Click here to learn more.

Water Department

Water bill drop off is located at 4444 Thompson Rd. Drop bill in the black drop box labeled Water Bills, by opening and dropping it into the bottom of the box. To reach the water department directly, call 1-866-371-5699.

Building Inspector

The Village's Building Inspector is currently available 8:30 to 10 am Fridays only  - call (815) 728-7725. When not available you can simply call 847-233-1246 to leave a message or schedule an inspection.

Village of Wonder Lake

Village of Wonder Lake

Village of Wonder Lake SignThe Village of Wonder Lake is a rapidly growing community. It is currently made up of the following subdivisions around Wonder Lake: Deep Springs Woods I, Deerpath, Hickory Falls I, Hickory Falls II, Lookout Point Unit I, Shore Hills, Sunrise Ridge, Sunrise Ridge Estates, The Meadows of West Bay, White Oaks Bay, Wooded Shores, Woods Creek, and a portion of Wonderview. The Village was incorporated in 1974 as the Village of Sunrise Ridge. The name was later changed to the Village of Wonder Lake. The Village provides parks, public works, police protection and related services to its constituents. The current population is 4026.

To all residents of the Village of Wonder Lake, from the Village President and Board of Trustees:

While the Village of Wonder Lake understands the value of preserving traditions such as Halloween, we want to remind everyone that we are currently living within a pandemic that has affected the lives of all of us, and the health of many.

The Village of Wonder Lake does not feel...

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This season's Leaf Pickup dates are tentatively scheduled for the weeks of October 26th and November 16th.  Please note that this is subject to change depending on the weather!

Note - you can now get Yard Waste Stickers at Steve's Marathon on Thompson Rd; they are $2 each.  Pick them up during their regular business...

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Wonder Lake Village Hall is open by appointment (only) at this time - but we can answer most of your questions with a quick phone call.  Call our main phone line at 815-728-0839 or the non-emergency Police Department number at 815-728-0535 - if we don't answer immediately, we'll return your call as quickly as possible. Or you can use our "...

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Please review new MDC information (link below); let's keep all the MDC drivers safe and healthy! 

MDC Recycling information in response to COVID-19

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We are happy to annouce you are now able to set up recurring water/sewer payments online thru your Jetpay account.  Instructions in the link below.


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With the proper permit, golf carts and other qualified non-highway vehicles may be driven within subdivisions that have been approved by their HOA and The Village of Wonder Lake Board of Trustees.  Signs are required at all entrances and must be purchased through Village Hall.

Links to Golf Cart Permit Application and related Ordinances are located below. Once your subdivision is...

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In the interest of balancing property owners renting their homes for short terms and neighbors who might be adversely affected, on September 19, 2018, the Village of Wonder Lake adopted Ordinance 466 and 467 relating to registration of vacation rental properties.  Any owner found in violation is punishable by a fine up to $1,000.00 for each day in which such residential property is used...

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The Village of Wonder Lake is pleased to announce the implementation of the Water Meter Replacement Program, which will take place over the next several months. The Water Meter Replacement Program was financed by the Drinking Water Loan Program through the State Revolving Fund (SRF) and there is no additional charge to the homeowner. Learn More...

The village's garbage company, Marengo Disposal will place a call to every Village resident reminding them of the dates for seasonal leaf pickups as well as trash pick-up after Holidays. If residents have changed or replaced their home number, they would not receive these friendly reminders. Village Residents should take a moment and call MDC Enviro @ #815-568-7274 to update their information...

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A reminder to Village residents it is prohibited to park any vehicle on any village street, between the hours of 2:00am - 6:00am. During the winter season, it shall be unlawful to park on the roadway after 2" of snowfall, and it is prohibited for residents to deposit the snow from their driveways onto the roadway.

REQUEST FOR A PUBLIC DOCUMENT (PDF) -All requests for public documents shall be made in writing, directed to a FOIA Officer and shall be submitted via personal delivery, mail, fax or email. The Village prefers the use of the FOIA Request Form below, but will honor all requests lawfully submitted to the Village even if it is not submitted...

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Nicor offers a residential rebate program (furnace, water heater, and boiler replacements). For more information regarding the Nicor energy efficiency program, visit, or call 877-886-4239.