City of Champaign News

Public Works Assists Code Compliance With Illegal Dumping

Public Works Assists Code Compliance With Illegal Dumping On January 31, Property Maintenance Inspector Kim Burnett posted a 24-hour notice at 714 W. Hill Street for a sofa observed on the parkway in front of the residence. On February 1, Burnett reinspected the property to check for compliance and found the sofa had not been […]


February 14, 2017 Regular City Council Study Session

The City Council agenda for the February 14, 2017 Regular Council Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building, 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign, at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to […]


2016 Farmer’s Market Stays Fresh, Helps Families

During Summer 2016, The City of Champaign was a proud sponsor of the Land Connection Farmer’s Market in Downtown Champaign. The Farmer’s Market was held on Tuesday evenings from May to October, and provided residents and employees in and around Downtown Champaign easy access to fresh local produce, crafts, prepared foods and many other items. […]



New Episode of Champaign Connection 

Episode 55 of the City’s award-winning show Champaign Connection debuted last week and runs through the end of March.  In this episode: Learn how the Neighborhood Services Department promotes greater community awareness through the Neighbors of Champaign website – neighborsofchampaign.com. This one-stop center helps connect and support civic engagement in neighborhoods across the City. Learn how […]


Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more.   Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 2000 N Neil, #237 $750,000.00 2/6/2017 Champaign Marketplace LLC 201 St. Mary’s Rd $3,313,949.00 2/7/2017 Fox/Atkins Development LLC


Mayor Feinen Issues Emergency Order for Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day

I, Deborah Frank Feinen, in my capacity as the Liquor Commissioner for the City of Champaign, Illinois, and pursuant to authority granted me in Section 5-91.9 of the Champaign Municipal Code, 1985 as amended, entitled “Emergency powers,” do hereby find that there may be a threat to the public health, safety and welfare from activities […]


MCORE Work to Start this Spring on Green and White Streets

MCORE Work to Start this Spring on Green and White Streets The transformative $44 Million Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project will start improving mobility in the core of our community when work begins this spring. Project partners (the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), in […]


Serve our Community, Become a Champaign Police Officer!

The City of Champaign continues to accept applications for entry-level and experienced police officers to join the ranks of the Champaign Police Department.   Named by MSN as one of the 30 best-paying cities for police officers in the country, the Champaign Police Department is a full-service destination agency dedicated to providing service through trust, integrity and respect.  […]


Wright Street Lane Closure

In order to place a crane and set equipment at 608 E University Avenue, Custom Service Crane will close the southbound lane of Wright Street between Park Street and University Avenue.   The closure will occur on Monday, February 6, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Southbound traffic will be closed for this block […]