Items tagged: building safety

Large Development Projects to Submit COVID-19 Jobsite Safety Plan

Under the Governor’s Executive “Stay at Home” Order, construction is listed as an essential service. As such, many private and public construction projects in Champaign continue to move forward. In compliance with the order, the City of Champaign continues to accept building permits and perform inspections of active construction projects. To best protect the health […]


Champaign Sees Second Highest Year of Construction Value During 2019

Champaign continues to prove to be a great place to live, work, and play, as the City of Champaign’s Building Safety Division processed $252,890,006 in construction permits during 2019. That makes 2019 the second-highest year on record, second only to 2007 when the City processed $305 million of construction permits. During 2019, the Building Safety […]


New Building Permits Issues 12.19.19

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 102 Mercury $689,803 12-16-19 Alteration Fed Ex 210 E University $1,992,388 12-17-19 Alteration Carle Arrow Ambulance 2100 N Neil $2,459,877 […]


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 402 W Church St $1,595,000 11-13-19 New Multi- Family Sub 4 Development 408 W Church St $1,350,000 11-13-19 New Multi-Family Sub 4 Development […]


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 2001 S First St $422,000 11-4-19 Commercial alteration State Farm Office 109 Kenwood $6,405,883 10-31-19 Commercial addition Swann Special Care Center 2019 Overall […]


Property Maintenance Staff Provides Update on West Kirby Avenue Vacant Structure

Due to outstanding code violations including boarded doors and windows, a property on West Kirby Avenue became subject to the requirements of the vacant nuisance residential buildings ordinance.  Failure of the property owner to comply with the ordinance resulted in the case being forwarded to the City Legal Department for litigation.  As a result of […]


$238.2 Million in Construction Permits Issued in 2018

Champaign continues to prove to be the perfect place to live, work, and play, as the Fire Department’s Building Safety Division reports they processed $238,246,913 in construction permits during 2018. This is the second-highest year since 2008, following only 2014 when approximately $243 million of construction permits were issued. Continued commercial and residential development in […]


Building Permits Issued

Champaign Fire Department, Building Safety Division 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 5001 Emmas Way $340,000 Sept. 20, 2018 New Single Family 1765 W Kirby $442,200 Sept. 25, 2018 Commercial Alteration Panera Bread 3002 Apollo Dr 12-15 […]


Building Permits Issued

The City’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 3806 Slate Dr $259,900 05-25-18 New TK Homes of IL LLC 4817 Vahalla Dr $385,000 05-24-18 New Pawan Takhar 3105 Fields South $298,815 05-30-18 Alteration […]