Welcome to Crete Township!


Important Info


On March 3rd, Crete Township was informed by the Community Partner Engagement Team of the Will County Health Department that it is likely that a large COVID vaccination site will be opened later this month in Crete.  If you haven’t already done so, please register for the vaccination at the link for Will County Health …

March 3, 2021

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Registration for COVID-19 vaccination is now in Phase 1b.  In our area, Will County Health Department for Will County is accepting vaccine registration requests for Will County residents only.  To begin the registration process, for when the COVID-19 vaccine becomes publicly available, please complete the Will County COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Sign Up

March 2, 2021

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In 2020, during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order 18, which had extended Stay-At-Home orders, the Governor provided for a suspension of the Open Meetings Act.  Consequently, the Crete Township Board of Trustees Meetings were conducted using Zoom video conferencing. During that time, the Township

February 17, 2021

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Recent News

Firearms Safety

The Village of Crete has ordinances on the use of firearms and governs their use within the Village limits. For residents who live in Unincorporated Crete Township, the use of firearms is governed by Chapter 95 of the Will County Code of Ordinances. With respect to the use of firearms in Unincorporated Crete Township, even …

October 8, 2019

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Crete Township Careers

History Of Your Township!

Crete Township is located in Will County, Illinois and is home to 23,530 people according to the 2016 census.
America's oldest form of government marks its 150th anniversary in Illinois this year. Township government was created in Illinois by the Constitution of 1848.
Constitutional delegates gave each county the option to choose between the township form of government or a county commission form of government.
In 1849, the first townships were formed in Illinois and began operating a year later.
Today, 85 of Illinois' 102 counties operate under the township government system and 1,433 townships serve more than 8 million people throughout the state.