Village of Godfrey Illinois

PO Box 5067
6810 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
Phone: (618) 466-3324

Township Departments Village of Godfrey

Frequently Asked Questions

Streets and Public Ways Department

1. How does a resident of Godfrey register for waste and recycling services?
All residents are required to obtain their own waste hauling and recycling service. A list of licensed haulers may be obtained in the Village Clerk's office. Recycling bins also are available in the Clerk's office.

2. What department handles drainage and street repair?
All questions pertaining to street and drainage within the Village may be answered by the Department of Streets and Ways, 618-466-3133.

3. What department handles all Village sewer problems?
The Godfrey Sewer Department handles all billing and sewer complaints. 4725 Brecht Lane, 618-466-3334.

 

Building and Zoning Department

4. What construction requires a building permit within the Village of Godfrey, and where can the permit be obtained?
See the Building and Zoning page or call 618-466-1206.

5. Where can a resident turn in a zoning violation?
See the Building and Zoning page or call 618-466-1206.

6. Where can I obtain information about the zoning of a parcel or district within the Village?
See the Building and Zoning page or call 618-466-1206.

7. How and what are the requirements for obtaining a variance or rezoning?
See the Building and Zoning page or call 618-466-1206.

Parks and Recreation Department

8. How does a resident register for baseball, basketball, or soccer programs?
See the Parks and Recreation page or call 618-466-1483.

9. Where can I get information about the programs offered by the Parks?
See the Parks and Recreation page or call 618-466-1483.

10. How can a resident reserve the Village Hall Room or a Park Pavilion?
For a village hall reservation, please contact the Village Clerk’s Office at 618-466-3381.  For a park pavilion reservation, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 618-466-1483.

Village Engineer Department

 

11. I want to subdivide my property to give to my children or sell off a portion.  What is required to do this?
Please see the Village Engineer’s page or call 618-466-4319.

Permits, Applications, & Licenses

12. How can a resident get a copy of a Village ordinance or resolution?
Please contact the Village Clerk’s Office at 618-466-3381 or visit http://www.municode.com.

13. What Department can issue a Liquor or Amusement License?
Please visit the Mayor’s page or contact the Mayor’s Office at 618-466-3324. 

14. What is required to sell or to go door to door solicitation?
All required permits and information regarding solicitation maybe obtained from the Village Clerk's Office 618-466-3381 or download an online PDF version.

15. How and where can a couple obtain a Marriage License?
Please contact the Village Clerk’s Office at 618-466-3381.

16. Where can a Handicap Permit (Place Card) be obtained?
Please visit the Mayor’s page or contact the Mayor’s Office at 618-466-3324. 

Voter Registration

17. Where can a resident of Godfrey register to vote?
Please contact the Village Clerk’s Office at 618-466-3381.

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

18. Where can I complain about an animal control problem?
Please Contact Rick French at 618-466-7468.

19. How do I contact the Madison County Sheriff's Department for questions regarding Police services for the Village of Godfrey?
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department can be reached for emergencies 618-692-4433 or 911.

20.  How do I contact the Godfrey Fire District for questions regarding Fire Protection services for the Village of Godfrey?
The Godfrey Fire District can be reached at 618-466-0131.