City of Champaign News


City Display Case Marks Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign celebrated by jurisdictions worldwide during the month of May to help individuals, families, and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures. The campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, regularly-updated building codes, a strong and efficient system of code enforcement, and a well-trained, professional […]


Building Permits Issued

Champaign Fire Department, Building Safety Division issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 5006 Abbey Fields Dr $425,000 4/24/2018 New Single Family Home 3903 Slate Dr $257,900 4/23/2018 New Single Family Home 2017 S Neil A-B $311,000 4/25/2018 […]


Curtis Road Railroad (Savoy) Crossing to Close Temporarily 

Curtis Road Railroad (Savoy) Crossing to Close Temporarily The City of Champaign is sharing the following information on behalf of the Village of Savoy: Beginning at 6:00 AM on Monday, April 30, 2018, the Curtis Road railroad crossing east of IL Route 45 (Dunlap Avenue) in Savoy will be closed to all traffic at the request […]





Tree Planting to Close One Lane of University Ave.

Tree Planting to Close One Lane of University Ave. In order to facilitate tree planting at 610 W. University Avenue, the Public Works Department will close one lane of University Ave. between New St. and Lynn St. on Friday, April 27. The closure is planned to begin at 12:00 p.m. be reopened to traffic by […]


Community Safety Alert: Suspicious Person Report near Franklin Middle School

This information is being provided to make the community aware of two recent reports in which Franklin Middle School students were approached by a suspicious person while traveling to school. On April 19, 2018, at approximately 7:10 AM, a 13-year-old female student reported that as she was walking to her bus stop near the corner […]


New Online Staff Directory

On April 16, 2018, a new online staff directory feature was added to the City’s website. This new, searchable directory includes contact information for staff and displays employees by Department/Division.  The directory includes staff names, job titles, phone numbers, and email addresses, making it easier than ever to contact City staff. Check out the City […]