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Building and Zoning

Jeff Soer
Director of Building and Zoning

Jeff Wilson
Code Enforcement

Paul Lewis
Property Maintenance Inspector

Steps to Secure a Building Permit

Building Permits are available via the City of Jerseyville website as Adobe fillable pdf forms or in paper form from City Hall. Please fill out the form to begin the process. Please use Adobe Reader or Acrobat Pro. After you have completed the form, save the pdf and email it to forms@jerseyville-il.us

Acceptable form of payment is Cash of Check (Pay to the order of City of Jerseyville)

Building Permits are NOT valid until Payment has been received and a receipt has been issued.

Please write the Name of Project in the Memo section.

For those permits that require a calculation, (Commercial, Residential, Sign) fees will be calculated after all of the necessary materials have been submitted. When the total amount due has been figured, you will be notified by the Department of Building and Zoning.

Permit numbers are assigned after the permit has been approved and paid for by the director of building and Zoning.

Please use the “Codes” page of the City of Jerseyville website to confirm that the current zoning classification for the subject property is correct for the proposed project.

Residential Permit

Commercial Permit

Sign Permit

Limited Building Permit

Group of Limited Building Permit

U – Accessory Buildings, Pool, Deck, Fence, Covered Patios, Covered Porch, Demolition,
Carport (Completely Open), Gazebo, Reroofing, etc.

Please see the City of Jerseyville Code for questions concerning descriptions and requirements of City Building Regulations. Title 10 – Building Regulations

Requirements:

  • Compliance with all applicable City of Jerseyville Codes.
  • Where applicable, sketch of improvement referencing location, size and distance from property lines shall be provided.
  • Notify Building and Zoning Department for inspections as improvement progresses.

Limited Building Permit Fee: $25.00

Building Permits are Non-refundable.

A Limited Permit is needed for construction of a accessory building (larger than 10 sq. ft.); electric service upgrade; fence; deck; carport without walls; gazebo; demolition; etc. A $25 permit fee is charged.

Notify Building & Zoning Department for inspections. 48 hours’ notice is required.

Please see the individual permit details listed under the “Limited” section of the website for additional requirements based on the project. You can also print this information below.

Please fill out the form to begin the process. Please use Adobe Reader or Acrobat Pro. After you have completed the form, save the pdf and email it to forms@jerseyville-il.us.

Applications are not complete until payment of fees associated with said application has been received. No work should begin until the application has been completed.

Limited Building Permit

Limited Permit Regulations

Notice of Roof Work

Structure Requirements

Roof Requirements

Fence Requirements

Deck Requirements

Carport Requirements

Accessory Building Requirements

Demolition Requirements

Gazebo Requirements

Zoning Application Process

To begin the process of changing the current zoning on a piece of property please make an appointment with the Office of the City Clerk. During this appointment a time line will be established with the proper steps needed to commence a change of zoning. The owner of said piece of real estate must be included to all parts of this process, as well as the Office of the City Clerk and the Department of Building and Zoning.

Office of the City Clerk
Cathie Ward
115 East Prairie Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052
P: (618) 498-3312
E: cathieward@jerseyville-il.us

Please see the City of Jerseyville Code for questions concerning descriptions of the City of Jerseyville Zoning Classifications.

Title 11 – Zoning Regulations

http://sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=863

Please speak with the Office of the City Clerk before filling out any portion of this application.

Zoning Classifications

Residential Districts

R-1 One-Family Dwelling District
R-2 One-Family Dwelling District
R-3 One-Family Dwelling District
R-4 Two-Family Dwelling District
R-5 Multiple Family Dwelling District
R-6 Residential Mobile Home District
R-7 Residential Cluster Developments

Business Districts

B-1 Business District
B-2 Business District
B-3 Business District

Manufacturing Districts

M-1 Manufacturing District, Limited
M-2 Manufacturing District, General
M-3 Manufacturing District, Industrial

Zoning Permit for New Construction: Garages, or Additions

Zoning Permit

Z – New Construction, Garages, or Additions

Please see the City of Jerseyville Code for questions concerning descriptions and requirements of City Building Regulations.

Title 10 – Building Regulations
Title 11 – Zoning Regulations

This Permit should be obtained by any individual residing with in the Mile & ½ area around the City of Jerseyville. This Permit needs to be purchased before visiting the county offices to obtain and Jersey County Building Permit.

Requirements

Compliance with all applicable City of Jerseyville zoning.

Sketch of improvement referencing location, size and distance from property lines shall be provided. (Must have before Permit will be issued)

Notify Building and Zoning Department for inspection after site has been staked out (prior to digging) to verify setbacks.

Zoning Permit Fees

Type “Z” Zoning Permit fee – $10.00

Zoning Permit fees are non-refundable.

Zoning Forms

Zoning Document 1

Zoning Document 2

Zoning Document 3

Zoning Document 4A

Zoning Document 4B

Zoning Document 5

Zoning Document 6A

Zoning Document 6B

Zoning Document 7

Annual Reports

2015 Report

2014 Report

2013 Report

2012 Report

Department of Building and Zoning
115 East Prairie Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052
P: (618) 498-3312
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