Notices & Alerts

2020 Dr. Ellis Resurfacing Project

April 13, 2020 - 8:00am

The Dr. Ellis Resurfacing project will begin on Monday, April 13, 2020.

The initial work will begin with the improvement of the concrete curb ramps along Romine Street to bring them into ADA compliance.  The ramps will be replaced at the intersections of Romine Street and Beardsley Avenue, Romine Street and Eureka Street, Romine Street and Tremont Street, and Romine Street and Ellis Dirve.

There will be further road resurfacing work in the neighborhood.  More information will be released as start days and locations become available.

For more information about the project, please visit:

For more information about hte City of Urbana, please visit:




While You're Home Take the Census

You can make a difference! Help shape our future! 

We may be social distancing, avoiding gatherings, and staying safe by being alone, but believe it or not, you are going to make a big difference in the future of Urbana. HOW? By taking the 2020 Census! Your feedback helps schools, roads, the police and fire departments, health clinics, and the list goes on. The best part is you can do this great act by staying safe in your home. Go online to and get started! 

Temporary Intersection Closure--Wright Street and Green Street

April 1, 2020 - 7:30am

Starting April 1, 2020, the intersection of Wright Street and Green Street will be closed to east-west through traffic to allow for the reconstruction of the pavement within the intersection.  The alternate route for Green Street traffic traveling across Wright Street is to use Goodwin Avenue in Urbana and Fourth Street in Champaign to access either Springfield Avenue or University Avenue.

Some key pieces of information related to vehicle and pedestrian access at the intersection during this phase of the work are:

Lane Closure - Windsor Road between Myra Ridge Drive and Susan Stone Drive

March 30, 2020 - 7:00am to April 3, 2020 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the southermost eastbound land of Windsor Road will be closed to traffic between Myra Ridge Drive and Sustan Stone Dirve from 7:00 a.m. on Monday March 30, 2020, to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020.  Dodds Company will be making a service connection to a water main.  Through traffic on Windsor Road will be maintained at all times.

Motorists are encourage to drive carefully through this and all construction areas.  Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this project.  Qustions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Adam Shaw at (217)384-2342 or


City Council Public Hearing Notice - April 13, 2020, 7:00pm

April 13, 2020 - 7:00pm

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Urbana City Council will conduct a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020, or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the City Council Chambers, located at 400 S. Vine Street, Urbana, Illinois, on the question of whether to approve two proposed solar facility ground leases. The first lease authorizes Solar Star Urbana Landfill East, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, to lease from the City of Urbana portions of real estate parcels generally located at 901 Smith Road, Urbana, Illinois, and having permanent index numbers of 91-21-10-151-006 and 007. The second lease authorizes Solar Star Urbana Landfill Central, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, to lease from the City of Urbana a portion of a real estate parcel generally located at 901 Smith Road, Urbana, Illinois, and having a permanent index number of 91-21-10-151-006. To receive copies of the proposed leases, please email Scott Tess, Sustainability & Resilience Officer, at

Make Your Payments Online

The City of Urbana business offices may be closed during the Illinois Stay at Home Order, but you can still do City business from the comfort and safe social distance of your own home.

Please click on the links below: 

Parking Tickets 

Vehicle Seizure & Impoundments

Recycle Tax Payments for billings prior to January 1, 2020  

Rental Registration, Building Safety Permits, and ROW and Erosion Control Permits  

Non-online payment options:

City of Urbana Response to Governor's "Stay-at-Home" Order

Officer of the Mayor
Diane Wolfe Marlin
400 S. Vine St.
Urbana, IL 61801

March 20, 2020

This afternoon, Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a "stay-at-home" order for the State of Illinois related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This order directs all Illinoisans to remain at home, tentatively, until 11:59 p.m. on April 7, 2020. This order includes many commonsense exemptions for people in the state. The necessities of everyday life are and will continue to stay available in Urbana. Businesses that provide these essential services will continue to operate in Urbana. The City of Urbana will continue to provide and support all workers and businesses in Urbana. For the most up to date information about what this order does and does not include, please go to the State of Illinois website here:

Champaign - Urbana Solid Waste Disposal System Meeting

March 23, 2020 - 4:30pm

Champaign - Urbana
Solid Waste Disposal System
Management Group

DATE: Monday March 23, 2020
TIME: 4:30 P.M.
PLACE: (312) 626-6799 Access Code 266 401 328 # or at
I. Call to Order
II. Co-Directors’ Report
a. Solar Facility Ground Lease
III. Resolution to authorize the Director to execute a lease agreement
IV. Audience Participation
V. Adjournment

CLOSED - Invitation to Bid: MCORE Project 5 (1920-31)


Requesting Department: Public Works Department
Contact Person: Barb Stiehl
Address: 706 South Glover Avenue
Telephone No.: (217) 384-2342
E-Mail Address:

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the MCORE Project 5 (City Section 15-00552-00-PV) including: reconstruction of the roadway, new curb and gutter, storm and sanitary sewer work, water main work, removal/replacement of the sidewalks, accessibility improvement of sidewalk ramps, and other incidental work and appurtenances will be received by the City of urbana at the office of the Director of Public Woks, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55 p.m. prevailing time on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at the City Council Chambers, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, IL 61801.

City Building and Property Maintenance Inspections


A Notice from the City of Urbana Community Development Services, March 18, 2020

To whom it may concern,

This is an update on the current status of building and property maintenance inspections required by the City of Urbana:

Systematic Inspections: At this time the City of Urbana has suspended all non-essential inspections. These inspections include but are not limited to systematic inspections and reinspections.

Reinspections: Property owners and managers will be given a one month extension for correction of routine maintenance violations previously noted in any notice of violation letter issued by the City.