Permit Applications

Building permits are processed simultaneously by three City departments in order to make the process more efficient. When a building permit application is submitted to Building Safety at the Champaign Fire Department, it is separated into its component parts and routed to whichever individual inspectors need to review a particular application. All departments welcome the chance to review particular portions of applications prior to their formal submission in order to make the permitting process proceed smoothly.

Permit Applications

e-Permits for 1&2 Family Dwellings

e-Permits provides an option for customers to submit their permit application and plans and receive their permit via e-mail. The permit applications below are fillable PDF files. The blank permit application must be saved to your PC, then filled out. The building plans are required to be to scale and in PDF files. Plans are not required with application for electrical, HVAC or plumbing permits. Once a building permit application and building plans are reviewed and approved, Building Safety will call the applicant, take a credit card number for payment, and then e-mail the building permit to the applicant.  For electrical, HVAC, and plumbing permits, please call with credit card number when submitting the permit application.

E-mail the completed application and plans as separate attachments to:

Having trouble with PDF permit applications?
1. Save a blank permit application to your PC before entering any information.  The blank application can then be reused.
2. Use the latest version of Adobe Reader.
Download Free Adobe PDF Reader here.


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