Public Works

Steven W. Miller, P.E., Director of Public Works
201 E. Jefferson Ave.
2nd Floor of City Hall
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-5303

The City of Effingham Engineering Department administers the following programs:


Liaison to the City Council and Plan Commission on matters concerning the Comprehensive Plan.


Depository for all official city maps including, but not limited to the following:

  • City Street and Address Map
  • City Zoning Map
  • Extra-territorial Zoning Map
  • Water Main Map
  • Sanitary Sewer Map
  • Storm Drainage Map
  • Various Aerial Planimetric Maps

Subdivision Control

Administers the development of land subdivisions in the City and extra-territorial area (area lying within 1.5 miles of the City corporate limits).

Infrastructure Capital Improvements

Supervises the planning, design, right-of-way or site acquisition, and construction of all buildings, streets, sidewalks, water and sewer lines and other City public works.