FAQ Other Taxing Bodies

Other Taxing Bodies

  • In what county/township do I live?
  • Where is my local post office?
  • Where can I obtain information about the assessed valuation of my property?
  • How do I contact my State and United States Representatives and Senators?
  • Who should I call to obtain a birth/death certificate?
  • How can I obtain a Library Card?
  • What Park Districts serve Burr Ridge?
  • To which Fire Protection District do I belong?
  • Which school districts serve Burr Ridge? To which districts do I belong?

In what county/township do I live?
Burr Ridge is located in Cook and DuPage Counties.  County Line Road is the east/west dividing line.  Residents east of County Line Road are in Cook County (Lyons Township) while those west of County Line Road are in DuPage County (Downers Grove Township).

Where is my local post office?
A carrier annex is located at 7140 S. Monroe in Willowbrook.  The facility provides delivery service to Willowbrook, Burr Ridge and Darien.  Although the 29,500 square foot building does not include a retail facility, there is a customer service desk and stamp machines in the foyer.  Residents can pick up parcels and other held mail at the facility.  The Carrier Annex can be reached at (630) 323-3950.  Bulk mail must still be taken to the facility at 1314 Kensington in Oak Brook.  Full service post offices are located in Oak Brook and Hinsdale, at Garfield and Burlington.

Where can I obtain information about the assessed valuation of my property?
Contact the assessor of the Township in which your property is located for more information about its assessed valuation.  The Downers Grove Township Assessor can be reached at 968-2100.  The Lyons Township Assessor can be reached at (708) 482-8300.

How do I contact my state and United States Representatives and Senators?
Visit our Links page to access the web sites of your representatives.

Who should I call to obtain a birth/death certificate?
Residents should call the Clerk's Office of the County in which the person was born or deceased.  To reach the Cook County Clerk's office, dial (312) 603-5656.  To reach the DuPage County Clerk's office, dial (630) 682-7035.

How can I obtain a Library Card?
Although Burr Ridge does not have its own library, some properties are part of the Indian Prairie Library District.  All Burr Ridge residents may obtain a library card for a fee from either the Hinsdale or Indian Prairie Library.  Under state law, these fees are revised each July based on a formula that determines the average amount residents pay in property taxes to the library.  For further information, call the Hinsdale Library at 986-1976 or Indian Prairie at 887-8760.

What Park Districts Serve Burr Ridge?
Village residents are served by one of two park districts: the Burr Ridge Park District and the Pleasant Dale Park District.  Each district is a separate taxing body and is independent of the Village.  Each has its own elected Board of Trustees, administrative staff, budget and tax levy.  The park district serving your area can provide information on Little League and other programs.  Contact the Burr Ridge Park District at 920-1969 and the Pleasant Dale Park District at 662-6220. To determine which Park District you belong to, visit the GIS web page and view the Village map for more information.

To which Fire Protection District do I belong?
The Tri-State Fire Protection District serves all areas of Burr Ridge west of County Line road and south of Plainfield Road.  To contact the District for non-emergencies, call (630) 323-6445.  In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1.

The Pleasantview Fire Protection District serves all areas east of County Line Road plus both the east and west sides of County Line Road north of Plainfield Road.  To contact the District for non-emergencies, call (708) 352-9229.  In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Which school districts serve Burr Ridge? To which districts do I belong?

Burr Ridge residents are served by various school districts. To view a complete listing, please visit the Village's Links page. To determine which district your home address is in, please visit the GIS web page and view the Village map for more information.