Items tagged: COVID-19

Large Development Projects to Submit COVID-19 Jobsite Safety Plan

Under the Governor’s Executive “Stay at Home” Order, construction is listed as an essential service. As such, many private and public construction projects in Champaign continue to move forward. In compliance with the order, the City of Champaign continues to accept building permits and perform inspections of active construction projects. To best protect the health […]


City of Champaign Police Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19

The City of Champaign has confirmed a Champaign Police Officer has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is currently recovering at home in isolation and does not require hospitalization. The employee’s identity and specific work responsibilities will not be released, nor will the City comment on their medical condition to protect the individual’s privacy. The […]


City Extends Time to Make Court-Ordered Payments on Ordinance Violation Cases

On March 24, 2020, County Administrative Order 2020-04 was issued by Circuit Judge Thomas J. Difanis, extending time to make court ordered payments in traffic, DUI, criminal felony, criminal misdemeanor, and juvenile delinquency cases in Champaign County. While this order does not address ordinance violation cases, the Legal Department would like to extend it to […]


City of Champaign Temporarily Suspends Spring Yard Waste Collection

On March 30, 2020, Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen issued COVID-19 Related Emergency Order 20-09 to postpone the start of the April and May spring yard waste collection until further notice. In response to the current public health emergency, the Public Works Department has reduced staff to responding to life safety emergencies only and thus cannot […]


City of Champaign Extends Expiration Dates for Certain City-Issued Licenses

Today, Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen issued COVID-19 Related Emergency Order 20-08, allowing for the extension of the expiration date for the City-issued licenses listed below as specified in Section 19-13 of the Champaign Municipal Code, as well as the required payment for such renewals as specified in Sections 19-13 and 5-33 (Alcoholic beverages).  Renewals and […]


City of Champaign Announces Additional Service Alterations

Today, the City of Champaign announced additional service changes to promote social distancing and to proactively support the prevention and management of COVID-19. Changes are temporary, and an announcement will be made once the City is able to return to normal business. The Neighborhood Programs Division (Neighborhood Services Department) is suspending all new applications for […]


VIDEO MESSAGE: Fire Chief Addresses COVID-19

Please click HERE to watch the Fire Chief addressing the state of Champaign’s fire services following Champaign County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19. TRANSCRIPT FOLLOWS: Hello, I am Champaign Fire Chief Gary Ludwig. As many of you are aware, the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District announced that Champaign County has had its first confirmed case of […]


Information About City Ordinance Violations in Response to COVID-19

Information About City Ordinance Violations in Response to COVID-19 A recent Administrative Order issued by Circuit Judge Thomas J. Difanis and Covid-19 Precautionary Measures memo from Associate Judge Anna M. Benjamin have postponed most proceedings at the Champaign County Courthouse as a result of the COVID19 pandemic, including City of Champaign Ordinance Violation (OV) court. […]


City of Champaign City Council Meeting Cancellation

Due to Governor Pritzker’s March 16, 2020 Executive Order related to the Open Meetings Act, the Champaign City Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, has been cancelled. The Executive Order, intended to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, suspends the physical presence requirements under the Open Meetings Act (OMA) and limits the […]


City of Champaign Announces Additional Suspensions to Services

Today, the City of Champaign announced additional service changes to promote social distancing and to proactively support the prevention and management of COVID-19. Changes are temporary, and an announcement will be made once the City is able to return to normal business. The Code Compliance Division (Neighborhood Services) is suspending all inspections except for cases […]