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!

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

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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The Onken General Store building

510 Everett Street

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.

Please either leave communications in the drop box on the blue door of Village Hall, or email us at: 

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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. 

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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