Finance Department

Collection of Revenue


The Finance Department is responsible for the collection of revenues for:
  • Alarm permits
  • Animal licenses
  • Building permits
  • Business licenses
  • Metra parking permits and debit cards
  • Parking tickets
  • Water, sewer, and SWANCC bills
Payments are accepted in the form of cash, money order, check, or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover). It is recommended that drop-box payments be in the form of check or money order.

Other Responsibilities


Other functions of the department include purchasing, payroll, accounts payable, billing, financial reporting, budgeting, and liability insurance.
  1. Board Packets for Approval of Bills

    A listing of the bills for Board Approval for the specified period of time.

  2. Budgets & Financial Reports

    View archived budgets and financial reports concerning the Capital Improvement Plan, Annual Reports, Fitch Bond Rating, and more.

  3. Forms and Permits

    Forms and Permits

  4. Freedom of Information Officers (PDF)

    Check out the names and contact information of those who serve as the Freedom of Information Officers for the Village of Wheeling.

  5. Licenses & Permits

    Find out more about obtaining the various licenses and permits required for certain services in Wheeling.

  6. Online Payments

    Options for paying bills to the Village

  7. Property Taxes

    Real estate assessment services are provided by Wheeling Township, and the taxes are collected by Cook County.

  8. Restaurant / Eating Tax

    There is a 1% tax levied on gross receipts received for the sale of prepared food and beverages sold at retail at "Restaurants and Other Places for Eating."

  9. Sales Tax

    The State of Illinois and other taxing districts, including the Village of Wheeling, levy a tax on the retail sale of tangible personal property.

  10. Schedule of Fees

    The annual adjustment to the Schedule of Fees and Charges is effective January 1st of each year and is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index.

  11. Treasurer's Reports

    Annual Treasurer's Reports

  12. Water & Sewer Billing

    The Village is divided into 2 districts for water and sewer billing purposes, and each district is billed bimonthly.