You can find a list of the construction rules and regulations enforced by the City of Effingham including building codes, fire codes, life safety codes, setbacks, and more.
FAQ Topic: Violations
Please report animal related issues to Effingham County Animal Control by calling (217) 347-5695.
Most construction projects, remodels, and renovations require building permits so we can make sure the work is done safely. Learn about building and construction permits. Some projects don’t require a permit, but you still need to follow all building codes and regulations.
If you believe there is a property maintenance issue (such as junk accumulation or tall grass) or building code violation, you can report the issue and we’ll look into it.