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Register your utility

If you are a utility company with facilities in the City’s right-of-way, every year you need to:

  • Register
  • Pay a $1,500 fee

Companies with City franchise agreements are exempt.

Before you start

You will need to provide us with new proof of insurance certificates that meets our requirements. The requirements are listed in the registration form.

What to do

  1. Download and complete the utility registration form
  2. Pay $1,500 annual registration fee by check payable to City of Effingham
  3. Submit the form and payment to the City by mail or in-person:
    • Mail: City of Effingham, attention Public Works, P.O. Box 648, Effingham, IL 62401
    • In-person: Public Works, 201 East Jefferson Ave

What's next

We will provide you with a certificate of registration.

You will need to register every year.

Get help

Greg Koester
City Planner

(217) 342-5300
extension 5348
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