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COVID-19 Service Changes

Officials are taking precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, at Madison County facilities. 

Madison County in-person services and events may be canceled, rescheduled, or impacted due to COVID-19.  Below you can find more information about these changes.

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For more information about COVID-19, please visit Madison County Health Department Website

Effective: Mon, June 1, 2020 
Madison County Planning & Development department now open to the general public.

It is highly encouraged for patrons to fill out and submit any permits or forms online before coming to the office in person. In attempts to reduce foot traffic, office visits are recommended for emergency permitting only.

In accordance with State guidelines, Planning & Development will be practicing social distancing during the reopening process with safety requirements strictly enforced.

  • Masks must be worn at all times
  • Those not wearing protective equipment will be turned away until proper personal protection requirements are met.
  • Must adhere to designated interaction areas marked with yellow feet stickers throughout the county building.
Thank you for your continued patience during this time.

Phone: (618)296-4468
Email: zoning@co.madison.il.us

Updated 8/10/20
Community Feedback Survey- Clean Communities Social Media Campaign

Madison County Resource Management is taking steps to organize a grassroots collective of local residents to work together in a large-scale, ongoing volunteer effort to clean up litter in communities throughout the county. With your feedback, we plan to develop the framework and goals to drive a successful litter mitigation program.

For this program to be successful, it must be guided by you, our community members. We need YOUR help to achieve our goal of spreading beauty and community pride throughout Madison County!

Click HERE to take the survey! The survey will be open August 10th through August 31st, 2020

We greatly apprciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Please provide your email at the end of the survey to be entered to win a $50 Visa Gift Card. The winner will be notified via email on September 1, 2020.

For questions or comments regarding the Community Feedback Survey, please contact us-
Email sustainability@co.madison.il
Phone: (618) 296-4467

Permit Applications

Accessory Building
New Home 
Plumbing Only
Pool or Deck
Private Sewage
Repair and Alter

September 22, 2020 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Packet

Updated 4/29/2020
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) - Canteen Creek & Cahokia Creek Watershed Planning

HeartLands Conservancy (HLC) received a grant from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) to improve watery quality in the Canteen Creek – Cahokia Creek watershed by implementing highly effective Best Management Practices (BMPs).

Download linked PDF above. Email one (1) electronic copy of your Statement of Qualifications to:

Tyler Burk
Project Manager
HeartLands Conservancy

Response Deadline 6/30/2020

Updated 2/4/2020 
Canteen-Cahokia Creek Watershed 319 Cost Share Program

The goal of this program is to improve water quality in the Canteen-Cahokia Creek watershed by facilitating the voluntary implementation of highly effective Best Management Practices (BMPs). Approved projects will be eligible for reimbursement of up to 50% of the total project cost, while the applicant will be responsible for at least 50%.  

If you are interested in participating in the program, please fill out an application form.
More information can be found here.

The Canteen-Cahokia Creek Watershed Plan - Executive Summary
The Indian-Cahokia Creek Watershed Plan - Executive Summary 

The Planning & Development Department provides the following programs and services to Madison County residents, businesses, and local governments:


Building permits Code Enforcement
Landfill Permits License Investigation
Private Sewer Permits Subdivision Platting
Site Permits Zoning Administration
Waste Hauler Permits FAQ


   Green Schools    Recycling Resource Management

                        Stormwater Program

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Madison County Administration Building
(Click here for map and driving directions)
Phone: (618) 296-4468

Fax:    (618) 692-8982
For Planning and Development Inquires:

157 North Main Street
Suite 254
Edwardsville, IL 62025-1964



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