Anyone doing work on a building needs to register with us as a contractor. This applies to licensed contractors as well as if you are a homeowner doing the work yourself. Building permits cannot be issued if the person doing the work is not registered. Learn more about registering as a contractor.
FAQ Topic: Licenses
Temporary handicapped placards are available from Effingham Police Department at no cost.
Yes. A license from the Effingham Police Department is required to do business as an itinerant merchant, solicitor or peddler in the City of Effingham. The only exception to this is a merchant who offers produce which they have grown themselves. Learn more and apply for a permit.
If your organization wants to host a fundraiser at certain intersections in Effingham, you need to get a permit before your event. Download an application packet and contact Jane Kemper.
Yes. You are required to get a mobile food establishment permit from the fire department.
You can drive golf carts on certain streets in Effingham, but you need to apply for a golf cart permit through the Effingham Police Department.
Effingham offers several types of liquor licenses, including for outdoor patios, events, and delivery. Before you apply for a license, you’ll need to interview with the Local Liquor Control Commission. Learn about liquor licenses and how to apply.