To call in a threatening wild animal or bat, please call Animal Control Dispatch at 847-289-2700. For information regarding animal control please visit the Elgin Police Department Animal Control webpage or call 847- 289-2529.
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No person shall permit more than three (3) dogs to be kept in or about any single-family residence or more than two (2) dogs in any single-family unit of any multiple-family housing building within the city. Most other mammals, birds, fish, insects or reptiles are allowed. The keeping of farm animals and wild and dangerous animals is prohibited. No pet that is considered a health hazard, poisonous or dangerous is allowed. If you have any further questions please call Code Administration at 847-931-5921 or visit the Code Administration webpage.