The Will County Animal Control Department is providing the following information in conformance with the Freedom of Information Act 5 ILCS 120/1 et seq.
The Purpose of the Will County Animal Control is set forth by state statute at 510 ILCS 5/ Animal Control Act and the Will County Animal Control Ordinance.
Will County Animal Control is responsible for protecting the health and safety of the citizens of Will County by:
- Enforcing State and County Animal Control and Welfare Laws and Ordinances;
- Preventing and controlling rabies through rabies registration and bite investigations;
- Protecting animals from abuse and health hazards, particularly rabies;
- Promoting responsible pet ownership
Will County Animal Control is located at:
22452 S. Cherry Hill Road
Joliet, Il 60433
Will County Animal Control has a staff of 10 full time employees and 3 part-time employees. The approximate cumulative budget for FY-2010 is $1,261,574.00.
Freedom of Information Act Request
Although Freedom of Information Act request may be submitted via facsimile, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Office encourages the public to submit their request via U.S.mail, hand delivery or courier to the following address: Will County Animal Control, 1200 S. Cedar Rd., Unit 1D, New Lenox, IL 60451. The following are Will County Animal Control designated Freedom of Information Officers:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act the Will County Animal Control will charge the following fees:
If a specific fee is set by statute the statutory fee will be charged.
Black and White copies (legal or letter size): No fee for first 50 pages, $0.15 for each additional printed page.
- 8 ½ x 11 One sided $0.14 per print-Two sided $0.25 per print
- 8 ½ x 14 One sided $0.15 per print-Two sided $0.26 per print
- 11 x 17 One sided $0.16 per print-Two sided $0.27 per print
CD’s plus envelope: $0.25
Certification: $1.00 per record
Non-standard sized copies or those that must be commercially reproduced: Actual Cost
Due to the sensitive nature of the information handled by this office, all requests under the Freedom of Information Act must be reviewed by the designated Freedom of Information Officers. No documents will be available until that review is completed within the time period allotted under the Freedom of Information Act.