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Welcome to Port Byron

Port Byron offers many amenities found in large cities with the midwestern charm of a small community. A great place to raise a family, open a business, or just relax.

Upcoming Events

Board Meeting: Feb 16 @ 6:00PM

Zoning Board: Feb 10 @ 7:00PM

Cemetery Board: Apr 11 @ 2:00PM

IRDC Meeting: Feb 11 @ 2:00PM

Economic Dev.: Mar 14 @ 6:00PM

What are Port Byronites Talking About?

In Honor of Presidents Day
Monday, February 15th , 2016
The Village Office will be closed

TUGFEST is coming!! and we are looking for volunteers
Contact Tammy Knapp at for more information


WHERE TO DROP OFF RECYCLABLES, E-WASTE, BULBS AND MEDICAL SHARPS - Construction at Scott Area Recycling Center creates changes for residents


Help Wanted - Municipal Building Inspector
The Village of Port Byron, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector. This is a part time position reporting to the Mayor. Applicant should understand applicable ordinances and codes have experience in building and construction, and excellent communication skills. Inspection experience is preferred. Please call 309-523-3705 or email

2014 Comprehensive Downtown Development Plan (Final)

Adopt-a-Street information and application (PDF)

New in Port Byron

  • Economic Development Meetings are now the 2nd Monday of the month to accommodate member schedules.
  • Our building permit application is now available online! To see if you qualify for a building permit, please contact Village Hall at 523-3705 or Building Inspector Paul Kouski at (847)404-3148.
  • Don't forget that we have a drop box for water, sewer, garbage bills located down from the post office on Hickory St.
  • Just a reminder that when you mail in your water/sewer/garbage bill, the address MUST have PO Box 438 or the post office will return your payment.
  • The Village will be heading up a community garden again this year. You can contact us at: with any inquires.
The Village of Port Byron is pleased to offer on-line bill payment as a convenience for our residents.  You may use a Mastercard, Discover Card, or American Express.  You may pay Water, Sewer, Garbage, Ordinance violations, and Parking tickets online.