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city of Alton, Illinois
101 E 3rd Street Alton, IL 62002
(618) 463-3500
 

Building & Zoning Department

Terry Buhs

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Director
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Vince Warlick

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Building & Zoning Police Officer
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972


Dawn Voss

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Supervisor/Code Inspector
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Sam Shaw

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Building Inspector
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Jeff Walker

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Occupancy Inspector
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Mike Varner

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Inspector
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Jared McNelly

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Inspector
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Rick Orban

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Business Inspector/Code Enforcement 
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Kevin Grove

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Secretary
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Micky Jones

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Secretary
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Christine Little

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Secretary
101 E. Third Street
Alton, IL  62002
PH:   618.463.3533
FAX: 618.463.0972

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M




Description of the Building & Zoning Department


The Building & Zoning Department maintains the public safety and welfare of the City's physical structures and property by enforcing building construction codes, life-safety codes, property maintenance codes, accessibility codes, zoning codes, and conducting universal residential occupancy inspections. The Department is involved in all proceedings before, during, and after demolition. Also, the Department assigns address numbers for new construction.

Maps

To view a copy of the City's Zoning Map, please click here.

Permits and Forms

The Department issues permits for building, demolition, electrical, plumbing, signage, occupancy, agent authorization, and restoration of services. To download applications for these permits, please click here.

Ordinance Violations

The Department issues citations for ordinance violations including weeds, junk, trash, derelict vehicles, property maintenance violations, exterior and interior violations, and similar violations. The Department sends citations to court and make court appearances.

The Department also reviews plans for new construction and renovations.


Inspections

The Department conducts inspections of occupancy, new and existing structures, electrical, plumbing, signs, fire damaged structures, and demolitions.

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1700 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3505

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Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3500

Alton Fire Department

Alton Fire Department

333 E 20th
Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3565

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