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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
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 email@example.com.
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
Accessory Building Requirements
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
115 East Prairie Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052
P: (618) 498-3312
Please see the City of Jerseyville Code for questions concerning descriptions of the City of Jerseyville Zoning Classifications.
Title 11 – Zoning Regulations
Please speak with the Office of the City Clerk before filling out any portion of this application.
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
B-1 Business District
B-2 Business District
B-3 Business District
M-1 Manufacturing District, Limited
M-2 Manufacturing District, General
M-3 Manufacturing District, Industrial
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.
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 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