Building Departments in Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington County building permit. Washington 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 Washington County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.
Washington County Zoning Nashville IL 125 West Saint Louis Street 62263 618-327-4800