Knox County Permits (Illinois)

Search for Knox 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 Knox County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Knox County permits. Clerks in Knox 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 Knox County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Knox County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Knox County Clerk Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3815

Williamsfield City Clerk Williamsfield IL 117 East Gale Street 61489 309-639-2303

Yates City Village Clerk Yates City IL 102 W Main St 61572 309-358-1694


A Knox 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 Knox 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 Knox County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Abingdon City Hall Abingdon IL 114 East Meek Street 61410 309-462-3182

East Galesburg City Hall East Galesburg IL 100 West 1st Street 61430 309-343-3312

Galesburg City Hall Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-343-4181

Galesburg Township Town Hall Galesburg IL 2138 Monmouth Blvd 61401 309-342-7934

Knoxville City Hall Knoxville IL 33 North Public Square 61448 309-289-2814


A Knox 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 Knox 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. Knox County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Knox 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.

Galesburg Permits Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3623

Galesburg Zoning Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3619

Knox County Zoning Galesburg IL 121 South Prairie Street 61401 309-345-3840