Residential Information

Information Contacts

Emergency: 911

Fire Dept/EMS: 815-589-3030

Police Dept.: 815-589-3617

City Hall: 815-589-2616


City Hall Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm

* You may pay your water bill at anytime by using the drop box located on the west side of the building or use the form below to begin automatic deduction.

Automatic Deduction Form:
This form is for individuals who want to have their utility bill automatically deducted from their checking account.   Applicants may download this form but they must drop it off in person to city hall.

pdf Automatic Withdrawal FORM for Utility payments 12.44 Kb

Building Permit:
The following are the building permit instructions and application forms.

pdf Fulton Building Permit Instructions & Forms 96.46 Kb

City Hall will be closed the following days in observance of legal hoildays in 2016:

New Year's Day Jan. 1

President's Day Feb. 15

Good Friday Mar. 25

Memorial Day May 30

Independence Day Jul 4

Labor Day Sept. 5

Thanksgiving Nov. 24 & 25

Christmas Eve Dec. 23

Christmas Day Dec. 26


MARINA - for more information on winter storage or slip rentals please download the following forms:

REFUSE PICK-UP INFORMATION (Garbage, Recycling, and Yard Waste):   pdfFulton,IL Refuse Guidelines

Garbage Pick Up:  Every Wednesday.  All refuse should be at the curb by 6:00 A.M.  See link above for refuse guidelines. Recycling:  New and/or replacement recycling bins can be purchased at Fulton City Hall, 415 11th Avenue, for $10.  The recycling bin can be placed outside with your regularly scheduled garbage pick up.  See link above for refuse guidelines.  

Bulky Waste Items:  With just a quick call to Moring Disposal, you can arrange to have just  about anything picked up - old furniture, appliances, bikes, etc.  Contact Moring Disposal at 815-938-3602 or .Annual Bulky Waste Pick Up Day:   Fall Bulky Waste Pick-up to be announced.  For details and a complete listing of acceptable items, download info hereHazardous Material Disposal:   Learn how to dispose of anything and everything by downloading this form

Yard Waste Pick Up:  This program is available every Tuesday starting the first week of April and running through the month of November.  All homes within the City, with the exception of a few condominiums and apartment complexes, are eligible for the landscape waste program.  See link above for refuse guidelines. Fall Yard Waste Pick-Up Schedule: During the month of November 2014 yard waste will be picked up every Tuesday and Friday.

Burn Days:  Residents are permitted to burn yard waste only on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 6:00am to 6:00pm.

Utility & Communication Providers for Fulton: Com Ed - 1-800-334-7661, Jo Carroll 1-800-858-5522, Frontier 1-800-921-8101, Media Com 1-800-223-6350

Whiteside County Public Transportation:  To schedule a ride or for fee information, please call 1-888-622-9230. 

Illinois Driver's License Facility: Chadwick, IL 815-684-5156 or Sterling, IL 815-626-2825 (closed Monday). Illinois license required 30 days after residence.

Health Care: Fulton Family Health Clinic 815-589-2121, Fulton Dental Associates 815-589-4007 

Schools: River Bend District Office 815-589-2711, Unity Christian Schools 815-589-3912 

Public Library: Schmaling Memorial Library 815-589-2045 

Local Newspaper: Fulton Journal 815-589-2424

Financial Institutions: Central Bank 815-589-3232, Community State Bank 815-589-9090, 1st Gateway Credit Union 815-589-9053

Dog & Cat License: Animal Control Division to register your pet 815-625-3507

Illinois Voting Registration: Whiteside County Courthouse at County Clerk's Office (minimum of 28 days prior to an election) 200 Knox Street, Morrison, IL 815-772-5189