Category: Fire Department News

Swigart Street Neighborhood Smoke Alarm Blitz

The Champaign Fire Department organized a “Smoke Alarm Blitz” in the neighborhood of a recent fire fatality. On Saturday, February 18, 2017, Fire Department crews, staff, and volunteers went door-to-door in the neighborhood offering to check smoke alarms and install free smoke alarms in homes that needed them. Crews were able to get into 18 […]

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 […]

Commercial Permits Issued

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 801 W Interstate $689,733.00 1/4/2017 Aldi Inc.

Champaign Fire Department Conducts Ice Rescue Training

Champaign Fire Department conducted ice rescue training December 20, 21, and 22 at Kaufman Lake, 2702 W. Springfield Avenue.  Fire crews participated in skill stations designed to prompt rescuers to observe ice conditions and make appropriate scene size-ups, perform surface rescues, and safely remove victims from the ice.

Commercial Permits Issued

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 3310 Fields South Dr. $49,511,340.00 12/19/2016 The Carle Foundation

Commercial Construction Permit Issued

The following commercial permit was issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more.                                           Address                        Cost of Construction   […]

Commercial Permits Issued

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 201 W Green $3,900,000 10/24/2016 Green Street Realty

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: […]

Commercial Permits Issued

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 […]