City Clerk's Office

City Clerk, Diane Burkemper

Diane D. Burkemper

Welcome to the City Of Zion

City Clerk's Office

City Clerk's Services

Bids and Contract Management
Administers bid, contract, agreement and purchasing procedures


Business Licenses/Permits
Administers business licenses, parking permits, temporary-resident vehicle licenses, tobacco dealer licenses, amusement device/vending machine licenses, ATM licenses, special event vendor permits.


City Council Meetings
Responsible for City Council agendas and minutes. The current Council agenda as well as recent approved minutes can be downloaded HERE.


City Council Support


Maintains the City's Municipal Code.
View the Municipal Code of the City of Zion HERE.


Election Administration

  • Voter Registration
    • Registration is open all year throughout the County except during the 27 days preceding an election and reopens the second day following an election.  Voter registration may be done at City Hall or through the County Clerk’s office. Please contact the County Clerk’s office at 847.377.2410 or http://countyclerk.lakecountyil.gov/ElectionInfo/Voter-Services/Pages/default.aspx for further information on voter registration.
  • Early Voting
    • Any registered voter in Lake County may choose to vote early starting 15 days before the traditional Election Day. Check your voter registration status. Early voters are required to present to voting officials a valid Illinois driver's license, an Illinois identification card issued by the Secretary of State, or any other valid government-issued identification document containing their photograph and name.  Zion City Hall located at 2828 Sheridan Road, Zion, IL 60099 serves as an Early Voting site for Zion, Benton and Newport Townships
  • Candidate Filing for City of Zion and Township of Zion offices
  • Responsible for the management of all municipal elections


Serves as Human Resource Director and Department. Job postings of open positions are available from this site. Employment applications can be downloaded HERE
The City of Zion is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Mosquito Control Program
Coordinates Mosquito Control Program. Citizens who are allergic or sensitive to mosquito spraying can contact the Clerk's Office and be placed on a list for
advance notice of such treatments.


Notary Public
The City offers a Notary Public Service. The cost is $1.00 for every use of the Notary Public's Stamp. Please do not sign your form prior to having it notarized. A Notary must witness your signature.


Oaths and Filings
Administers oaths for officials and sworn officers; receives and records petitions, lawsuits and official notices.


Public Information/FOIA Requests
Serves as the information center for the general public and all City departments. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests should be forwarded to the Clerk.  A FOIA request form can be downloaded HERE.


Public Notifications
Responsible for display and legal advertising for required public notices and public hearings.


Records Management
As “Keeper of the Records”,manages the retention and retrieval of all official documents in compliance with FOIA and Public Records Act.



City of Zion, Illinois