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 the Zone administration will be posted here.
DeKalb County Enterprise Advisory Board Meeting Information
For a brief description of Enterprise Zone benefits, please click the following link:
DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Incentive Summary 2021
For Project Developer/Owner and Building, Contractor Application click the link below for your preferred fillable PDF format.
Fillable ESign E-Zone-Project-Application-with-Instructions-Packet 02232021
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, which should be mailed, or delivered to-
DeKalb County E.D.C.
Attention: Jan Kinczewski
2179 Sycamore Road, Unit #102
DeKalb, IL 60115
Attention Contractors: Please complete the Contractors Application:
Fillable EZone Contractor Application with Instructions
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 Flow Chart EZone
Please visit the following links for related Enterprise Zone forms:
IL FORM RG-61 – Gas Use Tax Exemption Certificate
To view the DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Legal Description and Parcel Identification Numbers, please click on the following link:
DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Legal Description & PINS
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
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.