To promote and protect public health and safety, the Village of Bourbonnais Administration and Public Works lobbies are temporarily closed until further notice. Services are available online or by calling 815-937-3570 during business hours. Credit card processing fees will be waived for the next 60 days (effective 3.20.20).


Village second-lowest in County for property taxes

Bourbonnais, IL - While Kankakee County's population continues to drop, the Village of Bourbonnais continues to grow. According to a recent U.S. Census Bureau estimate, the Village of Bourbonnais is the only town in Kankakee County seeing an increase in population, up 4.6 percent since 2010, to 19,485. The official 2010 Census population for the village was previously 18,631. 

Amid the population growth, the Village of Bourbonnais remains low in property tax rates. A homeowner who pays a $5,000 property tax bill, pays $260 to the village per year or 5 percent (based on a home value of $167,000). According to the Kankakee County treasurer's office information, this rate is the second-lowest compared to neighboring villages and cities which range from three to 38 percent.

What do homeowners receive for this annual amount?

Public Works:

  • Village Beautification
  • Street & Road Maintenance
  • Street Signage
  • Street Cleaning
  • Park Maintenance & Village Landscape
  • Sewer Maintenance
  • Brush Pickup
  • Seasonal Mowing
  • Seasonal Snow Plowing

Police Department:

  • Protecting & Serving the village 24/7/365
  • Community Policing Program
  • Vehicle Lockouts
  • Residential Vacation Watches
  • Residential, Business and Church Informational Security Checks
  • Community and Civic Engagement 
  • Accident Reports
  • Police Case Reports
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Alpha Reports
  • Funeral Escorts
  • Bicycle Registration

Additionally, residents and business owners receive an administration department which oversees and manages the daily operation of the village. 

Learn more about Village of Bourbonnais services and property tax information below.