Items tagged: building safety

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 507 S Locust $1,192,800 4/12/2018 New Multi-Family 1812 N Neil $750,000 4/18/2018 Alteration McDonalds 2000 N Neil # 490 $515,123 4/12/2018 Alteration Market Place Mall […]


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 2308 Lovie Lane $380,900 3/27/2018 New Single Family Dwelling 40 E University $480,000 3/22/2018 Alteration Future tenant space 4422 Nicklaus $1,500,000 3/22/2018 New Multi-Family/clubhouse 2018 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Vehicle Collision at 507 E. Clark

On June 16, Property Maintenance Inspector Cliff Peete responded to a call from the Fire Department regarding a vehicle that accidentally ran into the building at 507 E. Clark Street. Upon his arrival, Peete met with Building Safety Supervisor Larry Happ, who was on scene with the property owner and Structural Engineer assessing the condition […]


Update – Residential Fire – 908 S Oak Street

The Champaign Fire Department responded to 908 S Oak Street on January 22, 2016, for a report of a fire with people trapped. Initial reports were that several people were trapped inside.  Fortunately all the residents made it out and only one suffered minor burns.  There are many reasons why this fire didn’t turn into […]


Sinkhole on West Hill Street

In June, Public Works contacted the Code Compliance Division about a sinkhole in the 900 block of West Hill Street, caused by a private sewer line that was broken prior to connecting to the main sewer line.  Public Works requested that Code Compliance Division cite the property owner for the broken sewer line when the […]