Enterprise Zone

DeKalb County Enterprise Zone

The DeKalb County Enterprise Zone was CERTIFIED by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) effective January 1, 2016. As designated Zone Administrator, the DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation works with DCEO and the Illinois Department of Revenue to administer procedures for operating the Zone and qualifying beneficiaries. Further information about Zone administration will be posted here.

For a brief description of Enterprise Zone benefits, please click the following link:

DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Summary 1 29 16

For Project Developer/Owner and Building Contractor Application, please click the link below:

Project Application Instructions 11162017 

EZone Project Application 11162017 

Attention Project Developers: Please complete the Project Application, along with the required supporting documentation (i.e. Building Materials List, Permit, etc.) and the Enterprise Zone Fee, should be mailed, or delivered to-

DeKalb County E.D.C.
Attention:  Jan Kinczewski
421 North California Street, Building 1B, Suite #200
Sycamore, IL 60178


 

Attention Contractors: Please complete the Contractors Application:

EZone Contractors Instructions and Application Packet 

For a detailed description of the Enterprise Zone, Application and approval process, please click on the following links:

DeKalb Co. Enterprise Zone Process Guide  and DK County EZ Process Flowchart

Please visit the following links for related Enterprise Zone forms:

IL FORM RG-61 – Gas Use Tax Exemption Certificate

To view maps identifying the DeKalb County Enterprise Zone, please click the following links:

DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Map

DeKalb/Sycamore/Cortland Enterprise Zone Map

DeKalb Enterprise Zone Map

Sycamore Enterprise Zone Map

Cortland Enterprise Zone Map

Genoa Enterprise Zone Map

Sandwich Enterprise Zone Map

Waterman Enterprise Zone Map

To review the DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement of Designating Units of Government, please click the link below:

Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement

For further information or questions, please contact DCEDC Executive Director Paul Borek.