Macon County Permits (Illinois)

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

Decatur Township Clerk Decatur IL 1620 South Taylorville Road 62521 217-429-5284

Long Creek Village Clerk Decatur IL 7135 Old Route 36 62522 217-864-5263

Macon County Clerk Decatur IL 141 South Main Street 62523 217-424-1305

Maroa City Clerk Maroa IL 120 South Locust Street 61756 217-794-2206


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

Argenta City Hall Argenta IL 330 Warren Street 62501 217-795-4529

Macon City Hall Macon IL 1039 Woodcock Rd 62544 217-764-3643

Maroa Township Town Hall Maroa IL 109 North Walnut Street 61756 217-794-3720

Niantic City Hall Niantic IL 357 East Lockhart Street 62551 217-668-2458


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

Champaign County Planning Department Decatur IL 141 South Main Street 62523 217-424-1466

Decatur City Zoning Decatur IL 1 Gary K Anderson Plaza 62523 217-424-2781