Category: Fire Department News

Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 1902 S Fourth St $280,000 04/04/2024 Alteration Solar Array 707 S Fourth $426,533 04/09/2024 Alteration Multi-Family         2024 Overall Construction […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more.  Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 1826 Glenn Park $361,000 03/28/24 Alteration Dispensary 711 S Wright St $696,433 03/29/24 Alteration Restaurant         2024 Overall Construction Value: […]


Prime Contractor Breakfast

On Friday, March 29, 2024 the City’s Equity and Engagement Department in partnership with the Finance Department, hosted a breakfast for prime contractors to learn more about the City’s procurement process and diversity efforts. City staff were also invited to participate and speak to vendors.  More than 30 people were in attendance and our prime […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 4814 Vahalla Dr $395,500 03/15/24 New Single Family 2301 N Prospect $600,000 03/18/24 Alteration Restaurant 2301 Lovie Lane $280,000 03/26/24 New Single Family […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 613 E Eureka $846,619 02/23/24 New Concessions 507 E Green $2,621,590 02/23/24 Alteration Apartments 502 Town Center $1,700,000 02/26/24 Alteration Grocery 111 Petry […]


Illinois Community Risk Reduction Recognized at National Conference

Illinois Community Risk Reduction (CRR) was recognized at the Vision 20/20 Symposium 8, the national bi-annual conference for CRR last week as one of only 5 states acknowledged for exceptional work as a state coalition providing CRR support and resources to communities. Deputy Fire Marshal Jeremy Mitchell was honored, along with the entire Illinois leadership, […]


Building Permits Issued

The Champaign Fire Department’s Building Safety Division recently issued the following building permits for projects with an estimated construction value of $250,000 or more. Address Value of Construction Date Issued Type Use 501 S Fifth St $1,969,778 02/05/24 New Multi-Family 202 E John St $440,000 02/06/24 Alteration Multi-Family         2024 Overall Construction […]


Welcoming Plan ‘Thank You!’ Luncheon

On  January 20, 2024 staff from the Equity and Engagement Department, in collaboration with the New American Welcome Center, hosted a ‘Thank You!” luncheon at the Illinois Terminal. This luncheon provided leaders, collaborators, and supporters of the Champaign County Welcoming Plan to come together and celebrate the milestones that have been reached thus far. With […]


Champaign Police and Fire Train Area First Responders

On January 30, personnel with the Champaign Police and Champaign Fire Departments hosted a half-day training session for all first responders in Champaign County. The training was held at First Christian Church in Champaign, and involved classroom instruction, a scenario, and a debrief, and was designed to take each responding unit approximately 60 minutes. The […]