Deck Requirements

  1. All decks more than 30 inches (30″) off the ground must have a securely attached handrail at least 36 inches (36″) tall with spindles no more than four inches (4″) apart. Handrails must be provided on stairs leading off the deck.
  2. Footings must be a minimum of 36 inches (36″). An inspection of the footing holes must be made before they are poured.
  3. A final inspection must be made when deck is complete.

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.

All questions and/or Concerns should be directed to:

City of Jerseyville, Department of Building and Zoning
Jeff Soer
Director of Building and Zoning
115 East Prairie Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052
P: (618) 498-3312
E: jeffsoer@jerseyville-il.us