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Dave Bartley

Dave Bartley jan2022

Office: 1901 4th Street Peru, Illinois 61354

Phone: (815) 223-0061

Fax: (815) 223-9489

Contact the City Clerk

Welcome! You have reached your link to City Government.  The City Clerk is the keeper of records and you can access those records on this web site or in person at the Clerk's office.  The Clerk's office is dedicated to meeting the requirements and deadlines prescribed by City, State, and Federal law to ensure the proper function of government and to provide accurate information to the citizens and to the City Administration. The Clerk is dedicated to the proper management and execution of the official records of the City of Peru and to ensure the integrity of those records. 

The Clerk's office is responsible for the billing of electric service, water, and sewer, landfill and garbage charges. The Clerk employs a deputy clerk/administrative assistant, meter

reader and two billing clerks who read and process approximately 5,700 accounts on weekly cycles. For questions regarding your bill or if your having trouble with online bill pay

please contact the billing clerks via email at [email protected] and they will assist you. 

Other services provided by the City Clerk Office include: 

  • Information on how to contact your Alderman
  • Information on how to address the City dsc_4008.jpgDrive-thru entrance off Fulton Street drop box available 24 hoursCouncil
  • City Records including minutes, resolutions and code of ordinances
  • Freedom of Information Inquiries
  • Voter Registration
  • Notary 
  • Peru City Cemetery records and issuance of deeds
  • Liquor License records and issuance of licenses
  • Coin-operated machine licensing
  • Solicitor permits (door to door, food trucks, and charitable requests)
  • Tag Day Requests
  • Park Shelter Reservations
  • Provision of a yearly City Calendar with valuable information for citizens
  • Prompt assistance with garbage and recycle complaints
  • Prompt assistance with all citizen concerns