Category: Fire Department News

Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more.   Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 2000 N Neil, #237 $750,000.00 2/6/2017 Champaign Marketplace LLC 201 St. Mary’s Rd $3,313,949.00 2/7/2017 Fox/Atkins Development LLC

Building Safety Division Experiences Another Record Year

Building Safety Division Experiences Another Record Year The City of Champaign’s Building Safety Division experienced a busy 2016, with over $219 million dollars in construction valuation, the third highest in the City of Champaign’s history.  In 2016 Building Safety performed a total of 9,580 inspections and issued 2,945 permits, including 143 new one and two-family […]

Fire Recruitment Meeting Gets Warm Response

Approximately 25 community members attended the Probationary Firefighter Recruitment Information meeting held on Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. – Noon at Fire Station 1. This informational meeting was open to anyone interested in a career as a City of Champaign firefighter and desired more information about the entry-level process. Presenters for the event were: […]

Champaign Fire Department Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week 2016

Champaign Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week 2016 at Market Place Mall.  On Sunday, firefighters and staff were outside the Food Court hosting a Touch-A-Truck event so that over 300 kids of all ages could see a fire truck up-close.  Inside the mall were a “Hazard House Demo”, community outreach materials, and a special […]