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The Grundy County Land Use Department office will be closed until it is advisable to reopen. However, there are some services that will still be provided as members continue to work remotely.

Land Use Director Heidi Miller issued the following list of modifications for the department, which went into effect on Saturday, March 21.

Building, Zoning, and Planning Offices

Offices inside the Grundy County Administration building will remain closed until further notice.

"Although our office is closed, building plan reviews, and zoning certificates that are received by either the U.S Postal service (or other document carrier), or email will be reviewed and responded to. Please include an email in all correspondence," Miller stated in a news release.

All email inquiries shall be sent directly to, as work is being completed remotely.

No inspections will be completed at this time until the office is fully open.

Environmental and Resource Conservation Office (ERCO)

Ewaste and Shredding Events for April have been cancelled.

"Unfortunately, based on the potential to spread COVID 19, we are cancelling both the Shredding Event on April 23rd and the EWaste Event scheduled for April 25, 2020," Miller said. "We hope to reschedule the ewaste event in July. Until then, if you do have a TV or other electronics that you would like to properly recycle, you may contact A-Team Recyclers located in Shorewood."

A-Team recylcers can be contacted at 877-635-122.

Miller also noted that if there are any changes to the event schedule, a press release will be provided and that information will be posted on the home page of Land Use Department.

"We appreciate your cooperation during this time as we do our best to continue providing services to Grundy County," the release noted.

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