Government services for the people of Effingham, IL.
Pay your water bill
Pay your water and sewer bill online and set up automatic payments.
Get water service
Connect water and sewer service to your property.
End water service
Disconnect water and sewer service to your property.
Get alerts and notifications
Sign up for text or email alerts about emergencies.
Request a police report
Get a police report or other police records.
Request a fire incident report
Get a report about a recent fire.
Apply for a building or construction permit
Get permits for buildings, pools, signs, demolition, and utility projects.
Register as a contractor
Register as a contractor so you can get permits to do construction work.
Renew a golf cart permit
Apply for a renewal golf cart permit (for existing permit-holders).
Apply for a liquor license
Get a license to serve or deliver alcohol, including events and outdoor dining.
Schedule an inspection
Request an inspection for your construction project.
Apply for a mobile food service permit
Get a permit to safely operate a mobile food service.
Apply for an amusement license
Get a license so you can host an event that charges admission in the City of Effingham.
Apply for a special event permit
Get a permit to host a block party, race, festival, parade, or event on City streets or property.
Register as a solicitor
Apply for a permit to sell goods to people in their homes.
Get a job with the City
Find and apply for jobs with the City of Effingham.
Work for Effingham Fire
Learn about fire service careers and benefits.
Work for Effingham Police
Learn about law enforcement careers and benefits.
Find bid notices
View current bid notices to do work with the City.
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