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The Batavia Police Department provides residents of the community with services designed to enhance their safety, security, and convenience.

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Internet Purchase Exchange Location

The City of Batavia has added another designated area for internet purchases. We have designated the west City Hall parking lot and lobby for these purposes. Both are monitored with 24/7 video surveillance. Please see the attached picture for location description. If you have any questions, as always you can reach us 24/7 at (630) 454-2500.

Remember, if someone doesn’t want to meet you at the PD, it may be a red flag and you may not want to do business with this person. Safety first!

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Handicapped Parking Placards

Residents who live within the corporate city limits of the City of Batavia and meet the definition of handicapped person as defined in Chapter 625, Section 5/1-159.1, Illinois Compiled Statutes, are eligible for a Temporary Handicapped Parking Placard issued by the City of Batavia. This temporary placard is good for a period of 90 days. Temporary Placards for longer than 90 days must be submitted to the Secretary of State's office. Applications and additional information may be obtained at the Batavia Police Department or the Secretary of State's Office.

Bicycle Registration

Citizens may register their bicycles at the Batavia Police Department at any time for no charge. This service records the make, model, color, etc., of each bicycle. A license sticker is then issued for the owner to affix to their bicycle. Please print out this bike registration form (PDF), fill it out and return it to the Batavia Police Department. Forms may also be picked up at the police department. Bicycles can also be registered with the National Bike Registry

Around 90% of bicycles are illegally borrowed as a quick means of transportation and then abandoned. A large percentage of these bicycles are eventually recovered, however, they cannot be returned unless the owner is identified. Recovered bicycles with license stickers can easily be returned to the owner no matter which police jurisdiction recovers them. Always lock your bike, the vast majority of stolen bikes are not locked­ If you have any questions, please call the Batavia Police Department at 630-454-2500.

Block Party Permits

The City of Batavia will provide barricades and help you determine a suitable location (if desired) for your neighborhood block party. Because barricades do not include blinking lights, the party must be removed from the street by dusk. Permits (PDF) must be printed out, completed and returned to the Police Department. Barricades and permission cannot be guaranteed for the party's submitting requests with less than 48 business hours notice of said party.

Barricades will be delivered by the city Street Department prior to your party and picked up following. It will be the responsibility of a member of your group to set up and remove barricades at the end of the party. The City of Batavia has an ordinance prohibiting the consumption or possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages on public streets.

Animal Control

The City of Batavia contracts with the Kane County Animal Control Department. Residents requiring assistance with regard to animals should call the Batavia Police Department at 630-454-2500. All other animal inquiries should be directed to Kane County Animal Control by calling 630-232-3555.