Groups of Residential Building Permits
R – New Construction
RR – Residential Remodel
RA – Residential Addition
RG – Residential Garage
Please see the City of Jerseyville Code for questions concerning descriptions and requirements of City Building Regulations.
Title 10 – Building Regulations
Please fill out this form in its entirety to speed the process of approval.
Note that we do require the Name, Phone, and License Number for the Contractor, Electrical, Plumbing, and Roofing Services. If you are planning to complete these yourself please note, this action may require additional inspections.
Minimum Code Requirements
Building Permit Application must be accompanied by a plot Plan showing lot area and proper front, side and rear building setbacks.
Minimum setbacks for R-1 zoning classification:
Side – Combined total of 20ft
Front – 20 feet
Rear – 20 feet
NOTE: Setbacks measured from property lines, not from the back of curb.
Minimum setbacks for R-2, R-3, R-4, and R-5 zoning classification
Rear – 30 feet
Side – 5 feet
Front – 40 feet
Compliance with the latest adopted City of Jerseyville Subdivision Ordinance
Compliance with the latest adopted edition of the National Electrical Code Standard NFPA #70
Compliance with the latest adopted edition of the IRC One and Two family dwelling Code
State of Illinois Law requires compliance with the latest adopted edition of the Illinois Plumbing Code
NOTE: Approval of Any Building Permit Application and issuance of the Building Permit does not give permission to violate the City of Jerseyville’s Building and Zoning Codes. Where applicable, State of Illinois Codes and Regulations may be more stringent. Building Permits become void if work is not commenced within 180 days or if work is suspended or abandoned for a period of 180 days (111.6)
Building Permit Fees are non-refundable.
Plot Plan Guide
Please use the document below document to map out the plan for the lot, included are reminders of zoning requirements based on classification. The Plot Plan must be submitted with the Residential Building Permit Application.
This Form should be filled out, Printed, Singed and submitted to the City of Jerseyville Department of Building and Zoning as acknowledgement that you are away of the requirements of the IDFPR (Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
Please attach the Notice Regarding Roofing Work to your One & Two Family Building Permit Application when applying for the permit.
Please print off for your records a copy of the inspection schedule that will be used by the Department of Building and Zoning when you have your inspection.
NOTE: 48 hours’ notice is required for inspections. Failure to notify the Building official of the necessity of an inspection and failure to halt construction until the appropriate inspections are completed shall result in a fine of $100.00. Plus court cost for each of the property owner and the construction contractor.
Residential Electric Service Installation Sheet
Guidelines to assist in the proper electrical service. Please direct any questions to the Department of Building and Zoning.
The building permit will be considered incomplete without the proper completed documents. Building permits for the City of Jerseyville must be electronically filled out, handwritten permits will not be accepted. This can be done at home and printed, or by using the kiosk at City Hall.
Please fill out the forms below 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.
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.
Building permits for the City of Jerseyville must be electronically filled out, handwritten permits will not be accepted.
This can be done at home and printed, or by using the kiosk at City Hall.
All questions and/or Concerns should be directed to:
City of Jerseyville
Department of Building and Zoning
Director of Building and Zoning
115 East Prairie Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052