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Whether you're a new resident of the City of Peru or have lived here all your life, you'll find a wealth of information on this page about the town and the services it provides.

Common Questions
•How do I sign up for utilities?
•Is there a deposit required for utility services?
•How do I set up gas service?
•How do I pay my utility bill?
•How do I stay informed on city business?

•How do I sign up for CodeRed?

Clerk's Office
The Clerk's Office is custodian of the city seal and keeper of city records. Phone: 815-223-0061.

You can find more information such as notary service, FOIA requests and voter registration, etc. here.

Fire Department

The Peru Fire Department provides fire prevention and suppression services to City of Peru residents. Phone: 815-224-2141.

Police Department

The Peru Police Department serves the City of Peru residents through professional law enforcement services. Phone: 911 (emergency) or 815-223-2151 (non emergency)
Republic Services currently holds the residential contract for garbage/recycling/yard waste bag removal in the City of Peru. Residents are charged $19 per month for these services. This charge is reflected on your utility bill. Residents are provided with a 95 gallon garbage cart (black lid) and a 95 gallon cart (light blue lid). Garbage pickup is weekly while recycling pickup is bi-weekly. If you are a new resident and do not have carts, contact Republic Services or the Clerk's Office at 815-223-0061. Additional garbage/recycling carts can be rented and paid for through Republic Services for a fee. Please contact Republic Services at 815-434-2035. For more information, click here.
Secretary of State 
The facility is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The facility provides commercial driver’s license renewal (including vision screening), disability placards, license plates, organ donor registry, state IDs and more. For more information, please visit Illinois Secretary of State website The facility is located at 536 Third Street, LaSalle, IL 61301 or by phone at 815-223-4861

Utilities and Cable Service
Contact the below service providers for more information.
Chamber of Commerce
The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development in Peru is a regional economic development organization that focuses on business retention and expansion for businesses and industrial corporations. The Illinois Valley Area Chamber is a valuable resource for area business, local news, and events in the Illinois Valley. The Chamber holds networking opportunities to make connections, create leads, and grow your business and the economic vitality in the Illinois Valley.