Knox County Building Permits (Illinois)

Search for Knox County, IL building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Knox County, IL create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Knox County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Knox County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Knox County building permit. Knox County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Knox County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules 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


Town and City Halls in Knox County, IL provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Knox County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Knox County, Illinois. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Knox County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

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


Building Inspectors in Knox County, IL ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Knox County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Knox County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Knox County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Knox County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Knox County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Galesburg Building Inspector Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3615