Designation: Planning & Zoning Officer/Plat Act Officer
Phone: (309) 547-0902, (309) 357-0291
Office Address: 257 West Lincoln Street Lewistown, IL 61542
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, Office hours: 7:30am-10:00am, by appointment only 10:00am, Except Holidays. Due to field inspections, meetings, vacation, and illness, the office may be closed at other times. Please call before arriving at office.
How to obtain a Zoning Compliance Certificate (formerly called “Building Permit”)
Applications for a Zoning Compliance Certificate can be obtained at the Fulton County Zoning & Community Development office located at 700 E. Oak Street, Canton, IL 61520. Monday-Friday, Office hours: 8:00am-10:00am, by appointment only 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Except Holidays. Due to field inspections, meetings, vacation, and illness, the office may be closed at other times. Please call before arriving at office.. The application and fee schedule can also be obtained from this website.
Required information for a Zoning Compliance Certificate.
Posting requirements of a Zoning Compliance Certificate.
The permit shall be kept POSTED on the premises open to public inspection for the duration of the work and until the completion of the same.
A permit, under which no work is commenced within one year after issuance, shall expire by limitation. If construction has begun, but has not been completed within the year following issuance, a renewal fee of $15.00 will be required to extend the permit for an additional year.
Certificate of Occupancy
No building requiring a building permit shall be occupied before a certificate of occupancy has been issued.
Minimum Yard Requirements
The following minimum yards, measured in feet, shall be provided within the districts as indicated below:
|District||Front Yard||Side Yard||Rear Yard|
|Agriculture & Conservation||50ft||20ft||50ft|