• Commercial businesses require an additional commercial endorsement sticker which MUST BE PURCHASED IN PERSON AT OUR OFFICE. This cannot be purchased online or through the mail.
• Paddle boards DO NOT require a FWA sticker but all other non motorized does.
• Stickers are valid from January 1st through December 31st of the year.
• All card transactions will incur a fee.

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45 S. Pistakee Lake Road
Fox Lake, Il. 60020

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9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Serving the Fox River - Chain O'Lakes Region

Restoring and enhancing our waterway for life

Preserving and Sustaining Your Fox River - Chain O'Lakes Waterway

Working to minimize flooding and maintain a safe waterway


The Fox Waterway Agency is a regional body of government created by the State of Illinois in 1984 to specifically manage the waterways of the Chain O’Lakes and the Illinois Fox River.