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Building and construction permits

Our Building and Zoning division protects the public by making sure that buildings in Effingham are constructed safely. We review building and site plans, issue permits, and conduct inspections.


We will inspect your project as work progresses to make sure everything is safe and meets codes and regulations. Even if you don’t need a permit, you will probably need an inspection at some point.

You can request an inspection by phone. Please call us 48 hours before you want an inspection.

Schedule an inspection

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