Please be considerate of others and keep in mind the following sections of

Nuisance Ordinance 2010-2:

Page 3, section 1-2-1, regarding leash laws.

Page 23, section 2-4-2, regarding burning garbage, household goods, and refuse within Village limits.

Page 23, section 2-4-3, regarding burning in streets, lanes, avenues,alleys within Village limits.

Page 23, section 2-4-4, regarding the burning leaves, brush, and other vegetation within Village limits. 


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Application for Employment

(for all departments)

Way to go Chapin!!

76.2% of homes have completed the

2020 census as of September 12, 2020!

(Illinois is at 70.2%).

Please remind your friends and family

to submit this important information by following this link.

Census 2020

These responses will help determine our federal funding for the ​next 10 years.

As of November 20, 2020, we are not able to rent the Chapin American Legion due to the COVID-19 pandemic and State guidelines.

Also, the Village Hall is closed to the public. Our employees are still working and conducting business.

Unfortunately, we are currently experiencing a telephone issue.  Please either leave communications in the drop box, or email at: 

The Village of Chapin will have the following open positions on the April 6, 2021 ballot:

Village President 4-year term

Village Clerk 4-year term

Village Trustee 4-year term

Village Trustee 4-year term  

Village Trustee 4-year term

Petitions are ready to be picked up at the Chapin Village Hall located at  510 Everett St., Chapin, IL 62628

*Must currently reside in the Village of Chapin and have resided within the municipality at least 1 year preceding the election.

Filing period for candidates seeking election is December 14 – 21, 2020

The Onken General Store building

The Board of Trustees approved Ordinance 2020-3 (which amends Ordinance 2010-2) and adds horses, mules, donkeys, etc. to the list of animals prohibited to be owned within Village of Chapin limits. 

To review the most current cemetery regulations, please click the "Village Ordinances" link above.

Thank you to our emergency responders, Chapin Area Rescue Squad, Chapin Police Department, Chapin Rural Fire, Chapin Volunteer Fire Department, Lifestar Ambulance, Meredosia-Bluffs Rescue Squad, Morgan County Sheriff Department, and the West Central Joint Dispatch center for responding when needed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic!

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510 Everett Street

A Great Place to Call Home

As a courtesy to others, please be considerate and clean up after your pets when you walk them.
Please don't leave your pet's mess in someone else's yard or on public property.

Ordinance 2017-11 establishing Curbside Yard Waste pick up has been added to the Village Ordinances page of this website.

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