Shelby County Permits (Illinois)

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

Shelby County Clerk Shelbyville IL 301 East Main Street 62565 217-774-4421


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

Ridge Township Hall Shelbyville IL 210 Main Street 62565 217-738-2396

Shelbyville City Hall Shelbyville IL 170 East Main Street 62565 217-774-5531

Sigel Town Hall Sigel IL 45 MAIN St 62462 217-844-2042

Tower Hill City Hall Tower Hill IL 102 Freemont Street 62571 217-567-3521

Windsor City Hall Windsor IL 1016 Maine Street 61957 217-459-2291


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

Shelby County Zoning Shelbyville IL 315 East Main Street 62565 217-774-1499