City of Peru, Illinois  61354

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Upcoming Events

Mon Jun 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Recycling Week
Mon Jun 26, 2017 @ 6:00AM -
Yard Waste Pick-Up
Mon Jun 26, 2017 @ 6:00PM -
Committee Of A Whole Meeting
Mon Jun 26, 2017 @ 7:00PM -
Regular Council Meeting
Tue Jun 27, 2017 @12:00AM
Recycling Week

City Calendar

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Weather permitting Plank Road will be closed between May Road and the newly constructed street north of May Road (Commerce Drive) beginning Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 .

A marked detour will be in place to direct Northbound Plank Road traffic on to May Road then on to Commerce Drive back to Plank Road. Southbound traffic will be directed to use Commerce Drive to May Road, then May Road back to Plank Road.

Access to all businesses between May Road and Commerce Drive will be maintained, but through traffic will be prohibited.

Be advised that this is the first of several detour notices that will be necessary during the work to reconstruct Plank Road between May Road and Ladd Road.

Persons with questions may contact the City Engineer’s office at 815-224-6020 for more information.


The City of Peru has begun testing and performing maintenance on fire hydrants. Residents can experience low water pressure, rusty water and cloudy water in the area they are testing.

Residents are urged to let the water run until water is clear. Testing should last throughout the summer.


Starting Wednesday, May 17th, Peoria Street northbound will be closed at Rt.6 for the Area 3 Phase 2 Sewer Separation Project.

Park Shelter Information

Residents, clubs or busineeses in the City of Peru may reserve a park shelter at Baker Lake, Centennial Park or Washington Park on a first-to-register basis. Shelter reservations must be made in person at the City Clerk's Office-Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. A photo ID with proof of residence is required.

Special events such as weddings, bands or bouncy houses must be be approved by the Peru City Council and not given immediate approval. City Council meetings are held every other week therefore special events should be scheduled in advanced.

Please see the Park Shelter Rules below.

Park Shelter Rules

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