At Your Service

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

Email Alerts
The Batavia Police Department emails groups of residents with information on criminal activity including burglaries, thefts and various scams occurring in the community. The Batavia Police Department is now part of the City of Batavia's email alert program. Sign up for criminal activity alerts online. Residents living outside the City of Batavia are also welcome to sign up for this free service.

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 or by calling 800-848-BIKE (2453).

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 contact 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 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 contact the Batavia Police Department at 630-454-2500. All other animal inquiries should be directed to Kane County Animal Control at 630-232-3555.