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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

Active Survey
Highland Silver Lake Watershed Plan - Community Survey

To ensure the completion of a successful watershed plan, community input is needed to identify all the problem areas as well as practices that have been installed over the past 10 years. Watershed plans are created to strategically address stormwater-related issues and provide voluntary recommendations for water quality protection, erosion reduction, and flood mitigation efforts. PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN THIS SURVEY BY May 1st, 2021.

1. Fill out and return the survey via the link above.
2. Fill out the survey online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/HighlandSL_survey 

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

In accordance with State guidelines, Building & Zoning 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

Permit Applications

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

March 9, 2021 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Packet
February 4, 2021 Building & Zoning Committee Meeting Packet

The Building & Zoning 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 Building & Zoning Inquires:

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


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157 North Main Street,
Edwardsville, IL. 62025
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Business Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
89°57'28.758"W 38°48'47.095"N