The Evanston City Collector’s Office will reopen to the public at the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Avenue, on Monday, Oct. 25.
The City Collector’s Office will return to its previous location on the first floor of the building and will be open for in-person transactions Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All visitors should enter through the sliding doors on the west side of the Morton Civic Center adjacent to the parking lot. Visitors are subject to a temperature scan, and face coverings are required.
In 2020, the City Collector’s Office was temporarily relocated to the Robert Crown Community Center, 1801 Main St. That temporary office location will be closed on Friday, Oct. 22 as operations are moved back to the Morton Civic Center. The last day for in-person Collector’s Office transactions at the Robert Crown Community Center will be Thursday, Oct. 21.
Although in-person Collector’s Office transactions will not be available on Oct. 22, community members can continue to complete transactions online or drop off check payments at the blue collection box located on the west side of the Morton Civic Center.
The City’s Building Permit Desk will continue to operate at the Robert Crown Community Center by appointment only. Online permit applications are also available.
The City Collector’s Office is responsible for collecting payments related to City permits, fines, fees, licenses, taxes and other miscellaneous revenues. For questions or more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 311 in Evanston.