Village of Mount Morris
105 W Lincoln St
Mt. Morris, Illinois 61054

Trash and recycling pick up for the Village is every Wednesday except when the holidays listed below fall on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday; on those weeks, pick up will be Thursday.

No. IL Disposal Services observes the following federal holidays:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

  • Containers may not be placed at the curb side before 6 p.m. the evening before picking up and MUST be removed by 6 p.m. the evening of pick up.
  • All trash and recyclables must be at the curb by 5 a.m.
  • All trash must be placed in a cart.
  • Please call Northern Illinois Disposal, 800-930-7321, to rent additional carts for $36 annually with a $36 delivery fee.
    • Includes pick up of two bulk waste items, which include couches, chairs, mattresses, tables, dressers, bicycles, rugs, carpets (30 lbs., 4-ft. long max), etc.

Download a PDF of the complete Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste Guidelines from Northern Illinois Disposal Services here.

Northern Illinois Disposal Services
P.O. Box 380
Rochelle, IL 61068

Dog tags are due by May 1st of each year. It is unlawful to allow any dog to run at large. Dogs must always be leashed. Dogs are not allowed in any public park at any time, whether leashed or unleashed. It is unlawful to keep any animal that disturbs the peace with loud noises at any time of the day or night.

Applications for all building permits shall be made to the Village Clerk. Permits are required to construct or alter any building. Sidewalks are required along the frontage of premises to which a permit is issued. Permits are also required to construct a billboard, swimming pool, sidewalks and driveways. For complete Village ordinances or more information please contact the Village Clerk’s office or any officer of the Village.

All open burning of refuse, leaves, grass, or brush is prohibited. Small recreational fires of wood (only) are allowed in a fire safe vessel or pit not exceeding thirty inches (30″) in diameter. Any recreational fires must be extinguished by 12 o’clock (12:00) midnight. All recreational fires must always be supervised by an adult.

After a snowfall depth of two inches (2″) or more it will be unlawful to park any vehicle on any public street unless the snow has been plowed or otherwise removed from 7:00 a.m. on that day and 7:00 a.m. of the following day on even calendar days. Vehicles may be parked on the odd numbered side of the street between the hours of 7:00 a.m. on that day and 7:00 a.m. of the following day on odd calendar days.

Recreational non-highway vehicle permits, which include golf carts and UTVs, are due January 1 of each year. For complete Village ordinances or more information please contact the Village Clerk’s office or any officer of the Village.


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Code current through: Ord. passed January 24, 2023