Building Official

Jeremy Heuerman, P.E., City Engineer
Michelle Wilkins, Building Official and ADA Coordinator
Dennis Niebrugge, Plumbing and Electrical Inspector
201 E. Jefferson Ave.
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-5300

The office of the Building Official is primarily responsible for administration of the following ordinances and codes.

  • Zoning Ordinance
  • Building Code Ordinance
  • Electrical Code Ordinance
  • Plumbing Code Ordinance
  • Floodplain Ordinance

Additional functions assigned to the office of the Building Official include:

  • Managing the mosquito abatement program
  • Assisting the Fire Department with fire inspections
  • Serves as the City's Americans with Disability Act Coordinator

The City of Effingham has adopted and enforces the following Codes:

  • 1999 National BOCA Building Code
  • Illinois State Plumbing Code
  • 2005 National Electrical Code
  • 2000 NFPA Life Safety Code

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