City of Champaign News

Permits Issued

Permits Issued The following commercial permits were issued with an estimated cost of $250,000 or more.    Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 2021 S First #110 $625,602.00 5-5-2016 Fox Development 2109 S Oak #103 $260,328.00 5-5-2016 Fox/Atkins Development 2401 W Bradley Ave $2,728,000.00 5-6-2016 Fairlawn Real Estate



Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to install gas service at 2010 N Neil Street, Ameren Illinois will close one northbound lane of Neil Street between Center Street and Town Center Boulevard.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13.  Northbound Neil Street traffic will be reduced to one […]


City Staff Gives Back, Cleans up Mable Thomas Park

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, approximately 40 City of Champaign employees and their families participated in a Day of Service, volunteering their time to clean up Mable Thomas Park in northern Champaign.  The event was organized by the City’s Neighborhood Services Department as a way for City staff to give back to the community, and […]


Neighborhood Services Staff attends HUD Downstate Illinois Grantee Conference

Neighborhood Service Department staff members Kerri Spear and Janel Gomez attended the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Grantee Conference on May 5 and 6 at the Decatur Public Library.  HUD Representatives from Chicago held the conference for all Central and Southern Illinois HUD Grantees.  Also in attendance were grantees from Urbana, Decatur, Springfield, Peoria, […]


Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Church Street and Hill Street.  The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 19.  Northbound traffic will be reduced to one […]



Join Champaign Police and our Nation in Recognizing Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week 2016!

EVENT FLYER The Champaign Police Department invites our citizens and community partners to join us in paying tribute to our men and women of service! In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Every […]


City of Champaign Employees Give Back to their Community

Approximately 40 City of Champaign employees and their families participated in a Day of Service on May 7, 2016. They volunteered their time to clean up Mable Thomas Park in northern Champaign. The event was organized by the City’s Neighborhood Services Department as a way for City staff to “give back” and to celebrate the […]