Resident Guide

Residents Guide

Village of Wonder Lake SealThe Village was incorporated in 1974 as the Village of Sunrise Ridge. The name was later changed to the Village of Wonder Lake. The Village provides parks, public works, police protection and related services to its constituents. The current population is 4026.

Water Services: Please remember that the water service line from the water main to your building is the responsibility of the owner/renter according to Village Ordinance #350. Leaks must be reported immediately by calling 866-371-5699.

Garbage Services: MDC manages waste removal in the Village of Wonder Lake. The pick up day is Friday, and all refuse and recyclables should be at the curb by 6AM. If any of the following holidays fall on Friday, pickup will be on Saturday: New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or any day MDCES is closed. Call 815-568-7274 for service, Seniors are eligible for discounted rates.

The Village of Wonder Lake is currently made up of the following subdivisions around Wonder Lake: Deep Springs Woods I, Deerpath, Hickory Falls I, Hickory Falls II, Lookout Point Unit I, Shore Hills, Sunrise Ridge, Sunrise Ridge Estates, The Meadows of West Bay, White Oaks Bay, Wooded Shores, Woods Creek, and a portion of Wonderview.

Here's a list of numbers you should know:  

Village Hall
815-728-0839  

Building permits: 815-728-7725  Water Department: 866-371-5699
MDC Environmental Services (815)568-7274 Garbage pickup service (Village-negotiated rates)
ComEd  
(800)334-7661 
Electric service ComEd/delivery & billing)
NICOR  
(888)642-6748
Natural gas service
e-vergent
888-782-1454
VOIP telephone, & high speed internet service
Frontier
800-483-4000
Telephone, & internet service Learn More
Comcast 
(800)594-1234
Telephone, cable TV & internet service
Wonder Lake Chamber of
Commerce

(815)338-2436
Brochures, maps and information on local businesses & events
JULIE
800-892-0123
No-charge line-detection service…Always call before you dig!
McHenry Township Office
815-334-4000
Assessor, Voter Registration, General Assistance, Highway Dept., and Senior Services (east side)
Greenwood Township Office
815-334-4000
Assessor, General Assistance, and Highway Department (west side)
McHenry Co. Animal Control
815-459-6222
Animal Control and Adoption Center in Crystal Lake IL
McHenry County
Government Center

815-334-4000
Marriage licenses, birth certificates, passports, Courts, and County Sheriff & Jail
Woodstock Public
Library

815-338-0542
Books, CDs, DVDs, classes and programs offered at no charge to residents (west side)
McHenry Public
Library

815-385-0036
Books, CDs, DVDs, classes and programs offered at no charge to residents (east side)
Emergency: 911     Police, fire or ambulance service
Wonder Lake Police
Department

815-728-0535
Questions or concerns requiring law enforcement assistance
Wonder Lake Fire
Protection District

Non Emergency 815-728-0088
Local Fire Department and community services

WL Post Office
815-653-7771

Mail, Permit services and Postage
Master Property Owners Association
815-653-1000
The MPOA owns and manages Wonder Lake, a private 830 acre recreational lake