All new homes, additions, detached garages/pole barns, electrical upgrades, plumbing, roofing, pools, fencing and certain interior remodeling projects. All permits may be obtained at the Building and Zoning Office at The Godfrey Village Hall located at 6810 Godfrey Road.
The Village of Godfrey has adopted the 2012 International Building Code; the Code is available for inspection in the Building and Zoning Department or Village Clerk’s Office. To obtain a copy of the code visit the International Code Council website at: http://shop.iccsafe.org/
Any resident wishing to turn in a violation may call the Building and Zoning Department at 466-1206.
Any person requesting zoning information may call the Building and Zoning Department at 466-1206.
If a resident is in need of a variance or a rezoning he/she must come to our office to obtain an application. When he/she picks up the application our office personnel will explain the process.
Illinois American Water handles sanitary sewer permits but we provide a cover letter for Madison County for septic and Norweco systems where sewer is not available.
The Village has Ordinances that cover property maintenance so we can notify the property in question and if necessary take legal action.
This would take a call to the office to be looked up on the zoning map.
The following requires a permit: Roof, Electrical Upgrade, Fence, Pool, any Accessory building over 200 square feet. If unsure call office. 618-466-1206
There are many things that calculate the permit cost. Retail Value, square feet, plumbing so its best if you contact the office and have this information available.