Building Permits & Inspections

The Building Permits/Zoning Board will strive to assist you with your construction project in an efficient and accountable manner. They are responsible for permitting all construction and conducting inspections of all construction-related permits as well as Water/Sewer permits.

The Building Permits/Zoning Board is responsible for:

  • Conducting building construction inspections
  • Issuing building permits
  • Issuing certificate of occupancy permits
  • Reviewing building plans

To obtain a permit for both residential and commercial uses, simply download the forms below (if available) or give us a call and we will be happy to provide you with the necessary forms.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the process for getting a building permit?

Take a moment to read all required information provided. Then print and fill out the building permit application form and return to city hall.  Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email.  We will be happy to help you.

Do I need a permit to put up a fence?

Yes, permits are required to construct a fence on your property. Please see the Zoning ordinance for rules and regulations.

May I begin a building project without receiving a permit?

No, before beginning any building project a completed permit must be turned into the Zoning Committee for approval before starting. For more information on the permit process please contact Village Hall 309-924-1525.

Zoning Flyer

Zoning Flyer