Code Enforcement

Electrical Inspector: Matt Frederick
Plumbing Inspector: Luke Edwards
Phone: 217-234-7367
Fax: 217-234-7374

City Hall
208 North 19th Street
Mattoon, IL 61938


The Code Enforcement Office is primarily responsible for the enforcement of the following ordinances and codes: Mattoon Subdivision Ordinance

Mattoon Zoning Ordinance
Mattoon Floodplain Ordinance
International Building Code - 2003
International Maintenance Code - 2003
International Fire Code - 2003
Internation Residential Code- 2003
International Mechanical Code - 2003
NFPA National Electrical Code - 2008
Mattoon Electrical Code Ordinance
State of Illinois Plumbing Code
Illinois Accessibility Code - 1997 edition
Mattoon Sign Ordinance
Mattoon Cooridor Development Ordinance

The Building Inspections Office requires the following when submitting plans for review and issuance of a building permit:

1. Detached garages - we require only a plot plan of the property. This is filed with the permit copy.

2. Single family homes and duplexes - we require:

A. A plot plan showing building size, location of building(s) on the property, adjacent streets, off street parking and drive entrances.
B. Floor plan, elevations, foundation and section drawing.
On the above we require 2 sets of plot plans. After approval, the building plans and one plot plan are returned to the owner/builder.

3. All other buildings - we require two sets of complete plans, including plot plan, surface water control (drainage) plan, parking layout, site work plan, general building plans, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical; plans, including all calculations. All construction documents must be sealed by a design professional with an Illinois registration.

4. If anyone but the owner applies for the permit, we require certification from the owner.

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