Building Safety & Permits
The Building Safety Section is responsible for ensuring the public safety through the enforcement of Federal, state, and local codes governing construction. Our staff reviews plans, issues building permits, and performs inspections to ensure Code compliance related to aspects of life-safety, structural integrity, handicap accessibility, and electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, heating and air conditioning systems.
For questions regarding construction and building permits, please call and speak with one of our building inspectors at (217) 535-3145.
Until further notice we are requesting that permit applications be submitted by mail, email, or fax. Payment by check can be mailed to the address below. To use a credit card call 217 535-3145 during business hours.
Sangamon County Department of Public Health
Attention: Environmental Health
2833 South Grand Ave East
Springfield, IL 62703
FAX: 217 747-5103
Building Codes & Energy Links
Electrical Safety Links
Consumer Product Safety
Sangamon County Zoning Department
Sangamon County Regional Planning
Building Code Board of Appeals
Meetings for 2020 will be held at 4:30 PM in the Environmental Health Conference Room at 2833 South Grand Avenue East. Meeting dates are every other month starting in January.