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Demo Permits

A demolition permit is required if you plan to demolish a structure. The process begins by submitting a completed application and paying the required fee(s). Once approved, a permit can be emailed to you.

Items That Require a Demo Permit

Some common items that require you to obtain a demo permit are:

  • House
  • Mobile Home
  • Covered porch
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Carport
  • Storage building or shed
  • Commercial business

Please note that there may be other items that require a demo permit. If you have any questions about what requires a demolition permit contact the Engineering and Inspections Office.

How to Apply

You can complete a demolition permit application and submit it online an application and email it to kevin.gatewood@mtvernon.com or download an application and deliver it in person to the Engineering and Inspections Office inside City Hall.

Fees

Fees may be paid in person or by calling the Engineering and Inspections Office.

$5.00 - one story structure or miscellaneous items such as fences, pools, sheds, etc.

$10.00 - two story and above structures

Contact Information

Engineering and Inspections Administration
1100 Main Street
Mount Vernon IL 62864

Phone (618) 242 - 6830

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Brad Ruble
City Engineer
Email: brad.ruble@mtvernon.com

Kevin Gatewood
Building Inspector
Email: kevin.gatewood@mtvernon.com

 

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