Liquor Control Commission

Mayor Jeff Bloemker, Liquor Control Commissioner
Jane Kemper, Deputy Liquor Control Commissioner
201 E. Jefferson Ave.
2nd Floor of City Hall
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-5308

The City of Effingham is authorized, pursuant to 235 ILCS 5/4-1, to regulate the sale of alcoholic liquors within the corporate boundaries of the City of Effingham, Illinois.

PURPOSE: The health, safety, and welfare of the people of the City of Effingham shall be protected and temperance in the consumption of alcoholic liquors shall be fostered and promoted.

LOCAL LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSIONER: The Mayor is the Local Liquor Control Commissioner for the City of Effingham and is charged with the administration of the provisions of the applicable provisions of the Illinois Liquor Control Act, Chapter 4 of the Effingham Municipal Code, and of such ordinances, resolutions, rules and regulations relating to alcoholic liquor as may be enacted.

DEPUTY LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSIONER: The administrative assistant to the Mayor shall serve as the Deputy Liquor Control Commissioner.

CONTACT: Citizen inquiries and/or complaints may be directed to Mayor Jeff Bloemker, Local Liquor Control Commissioner, via the Deputy Liquor Control Commissioner Jane Kemper at or by telephone Monday through Friday at 217-342-5308. The Mayor’s office is located at City Hall, 201 East Jefferson Avenue, Second Floor, Effingham, IL 62401.

Effingham City Liquor Ordinances: Ordinance No. 13-2012; Ordinance No. 42-2012

City Liquor LICENSE Application Form

TEMPORARY PERMIT Application Form & Informational Sheets: Temp. 1 PermitTemp. 2 Permit ; Temp. Wine and Beer Permit