Ford County Permits (Illinois)

Search for Ford County, IL county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Ford County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Ford County permits. Clerks in Ford County, Illinois may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Ford County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Ford County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Ford County Clerk Paxton IL 200 West State Street 60957 217-379-9400

Gibson City Clerk Gibson IL 101 East 8th Street 60936 217-784-5872


A Ford County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Ford County, Illinois issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Ford County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Ford County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Ford County Zoning Paxton IL 200 West State Street 60957 217-379-9410


A Ford County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Ford County, Illinois may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Ford County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Paxton City Hall Paxton IL 145 South Market Street 60957 217-379-4022