Category: Fire Department News

Champaign Code Review and Appeals Board Meeting Provides Opportunity for Feedback

On April 25, 2018, Building Safety Division staff and the Code Review and Appeals Board will assemble for the Board’s regularly scheduled April meeting at 4:30 pm in the Fire Station #1 basement level at 307 S. Randolph St., Champaign.  The meeting’s purpose is to provide an additional opportunity to engage design professionals, developers, contractors […]


Hoffman Awards Ceremony Now on CGTV

Hoffman Awards Ceremony Now on CGTV On October 26, 2017, CGTV was invited by the Champaign Fire Department to record the 3rd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Memorial Awards & Pinning Ceremony. The event honored Champaign Firefighters, Police Officers, Ambulance Services, and citizens that have given exemplary service to our community. Additionally. during the pinning ceremony, […]


Champaign Building Safety Division Maintains ISO BCEGS Class 3 Rating

The Champaign Fire Department Building Safety Division has again been awarded a Class 3 rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO), an organization that independently evaluates building codes in communities across the United States.  ISO uses the Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS) to assign each municipality a classification from 1 to 10.  Class 1 […]


Champaign Fire Promotes Campus Fire Safety

The Champaign Fire Department has again modified its award-winning Fire Factor program to meet the needs of University of Illinois students in our community.  Online learning modules from the Fire Factor curriculum have been updated and expanded and are now required for Greek Officers by the University of Illinois Office of the Dean of Students. A team […]


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 2506 N Prospect $250,000.00 9/7/2017 Walmart Property 2301 W Bradley $350,000.00 9/11/2017 Prime Housing LLC 1802 S Mattis $1,050,000.00 9/11/2017 The Carle Foundation 402 Town Center Blvd $1,524,458.00 […]