Completed Application for a license or permit shall be made in writing to the City Clerk, upon forms provided by the City, and applicant shall state the location of the proposed activity and such other facts as may be required for or be applicable to the granting of such a license or permit. Incomplete applications will be returned to the applicant. All licensees are subject to compliance with Chapter 110 of the City of Mattoon Municipal Code.
The City of Mattoon adopted the State of Illinois’ Liquor Control Act; therefore applications for a license or permit may be made at the City Clerk’s Office by an individual, partnership, or duly authorized officer of a club or corporation pursuant to Section 114 of the City of Mattoon Municipal Code by completing the following forms: Application Background Check Waiver Current processing times are approximately four to six weeks, subject to change at any time without further notification to the public.
FOIA is a State statute that provides the public the right to access government documents and records. A person can request records maintained by the City of Mattoon on a specific subjects, unless the record is covered under the exemptions in the statue. If you are interested in reviewing/receiving copies of documents, complete the FOIA Application. The Mattoon City Council has designated the following employees as FOIA officers for the type of records shown. Completed FOIA requests should be mailed to the appropriate FOIA officer using the address below or by other venues mentioned hereafter. Municipal Records Susan O'Brien or [...]
After securing a Handbill Permit a person may distribute to the public, by leaving at stores with consent of the owners, or residences any cards, circulars, handbills, samples of merchandise, or any other advertising matter. All permits are subject to compliance with Chapter 111 of the City of Mattoon Municipal Code. Before the first date of distribution, complete the Handbill License Application and return to the City Clerk's Office with appropriate payment.
Raffle licenses are available only to bona fide non-profit, charitable, educational, religious, fraternal, veterans, or labor organizations. This license may be issued only upon written application signed by the president or secretary or other high officer of the organization applying for the license. All licensees are subject to compliance with Chapter 136 of the City of Mattoon Municipal Code. Before the first date of raffle sales, complete the Raffle License Application and return to the City Clerk's Office with appropriate payment and required bond or bond waiver.
Birth records are not public records and may only be issued to those persons entitled to receive certified copies. Plan ahead and allow extra time when requesting a birth certificate of your child born in Mattoon or at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. The City Clerk's Office provides certified birth certificates ONLY for those BORN IN Mattoon or at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Complete the Birth Certificate Application Online Use our convenient Online Application to complete your Birth Certificate Application. Then, use our Online Payment Portal to complete payment. Complete the Birth Certificate Application by Mail/In-Person Complete the Birth Certificate Application below [...]
Death records are not public records and may only be issued to those persons who have a personal or property right interest with the decedent. If you are not a relative of the deceased person, a letter or document from the office or agency that needs the death certificate must accompany the request. The City Clerk's Office provides death certificates ONLY for those who DIE IN Coles County. Complete the Death Certificate Application Online Use our convenient Online Application to complete your Death Certificate Application. Then, use our Online Payment Portal to complete payment. Complete the Death Certificate Application by [...]