Effective Tuesday, August 2, 2022 through Friday, September 2, 2022, on a temporary basis, residential permits (to include garages) and farm permits ONLY may be obtained at the Christian County Supervisor of Assessment Office located on the 2nd floor of the Christian County Courthouse during the hours of Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please note this office will only be providing assistance for the permits noted and will NOT be handling zoning issues, solar, wind or carbon projects.


(217) 287-2334

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday

8 AM-4 PM

Office/Mailing Address:
214 W. Market St.
Taylorville, IL 62568


Q: When do I need a Building permit?
A: Any structure requires a building permit.

Example: Homes, out buildings, in ground pools and some fences. Additions to homes or out buildings. Anything that adds new square footage to your existing buildings.

Q: Do I need a permit for a Roof replacement or siding?
A: Not if you are just doing normal maintenance and you are not adding any square footage.

Q: What are the setbacks for building on my property?
A: Reference the link to the Christian County Zoning Ordinance.



Ordinances and Applications



Zoning Board of Appeals