Road Maintenance

Outside of city limits, you can be sure that the DeKalb Township Road Crew is working hard to ensure the highest quality roads and service to our residents.
The Road District not only builds the roads but also stripes, salts, patches, plows, mows, and more!
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Phone:  (815) 758-5658
Hours:  Monday - Thursday | 7:00am - 5:00pm

Road Permits

Overweight permits are required for overweight vehicles traveling on DeKalb Township roads.
To request an overweight permit please follow these simple steps:

  • Request your permit either by online submission or by PDF.
  • If using the PDF version, please email the PDF to and The online form submits automatically when you click submit.
  • Once your request has been reviewed and approved by Highway Commissioner Craig Smith, your signed permit will be emailed to you.
Permit Request Form PDF
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