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New Resident Information

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Welcome To Joliet


Dear New Resident, 

Welcome to Joliet! On behalf of the Joliet City Council and City staff we are glad you have chosen to make Joliet your home. We are the third largest city in Illinois but still enjoy a small town atmosphere! Our City government takes pride in offering quality services and strives to be responsive to its residents.

Joliet residents enjoy a broad range of year-round activities. We are home to Harrah’s and Hollywood Casinos, Joliet Slammers Baseball Team, the beautiful Rialto Theatre, Joliet Area Historical Museum, Chicagoland Speedway, Rt. 66 Raceway and the Inwood, Wedgewood, and Woodruff Golf Courses, just to name a few.  We hope that you take a moment scroll down this page to take a  look over our New Resident Welcome Guide, along with other valuable informational links that we hope will make your transition to our community a little smoother.  


Our website, also offers a variety of helpful information such as:

If you have any questions or would like more information about Joliet, our staff would be pleased to assist you. Visit us at City Hall, 150 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, between 8:00a.m. and 4:30p.m., Monday - Friday, or call us at (815) 724-4000, or by email at

Again, I welcome you to the City of Joliet!

O'Dekirk - Signature
Bob O’Dekirk


New Resident Welcome Guide 

Nueva Guía de Bienvenida a los Residentes (Muy Pronto)



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