City of Freeport, Illinois


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Upon advice of Council and under the direction of the City Manager, the City of Freeport oversees a variety of departments that offer administrative, emergency, public works, and general services to help keep Freeport running smoothly for our residents and business owners.

We are very proud of the city employees who strive daily to make Freeport a better place. To learn more about specific services and departments, choose a link from the navigation bar to the left.

Mortgage Foreclosure Notices:
Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1503 and 735 ILCS 5/15-1508, Notices of Foreclosure for residential real estate mortgages on property located within the corporate limits of the City of Freeport, Illinois shall be sent to the following address:

City Clerk, 314 West Stephenson Street, Suite 200, Freeport, IL 61032

Property Transfer Tax
Please direct to Finance Department, 314 West Stephenson Street, Suite 100, Freeport, IL 61032; questions, call 815-599-5803

City of Freeport provides these documents online:

Freedom of Information Act:

Freedom of Information Act Directory
How to File a Freedom of Information Act Request
Summary of Municipality's Purpose
Block Diagram of Functional Subdivisions (includes approximate # employees)
Identification and membership of boards, commissions, councils
Total amount of operational budget
Records contained in each department

Please make your request for records in writing. The City of Freeport prefers that a requestor use the form available through a FOIA Officer and provided below. We will honor all requests lawfully submitted to the Municipality through personal delivery, mail, fax, or email. Please direct your request to:

City of Freeport :
FOIA Officer City Clerk
City of Freeport
314 West Stephenson Street, Suite 200
Freeport, Illinois 61032-4327
Fax: 815-235-8874
FOIA Request Form - departments other than Police and Fire

Freeport Police Department:
FOIA Officer Deputy Chief of Police
Freeport Police Department
320 West Exchange Street
Freeport , Illinois 61032
Fax: 815-235-8235
FOIA Request Form Freeport Police Department

Freeport Fire Department:
FOIA Officer Fire Administration
Freeport Fire Department
1650 S. Walnut Avenue
Freeport , Illinois 61032
Fax: 815-599-5830
FOIA Request Form Freeport Fire Department

An email address by directing to FOIA at the City of Freeport email.


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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203