Applications & Permits

Click on the application you need below. (Applications with an * are fillable forms.)  Copies of the applications below can also be obtained at the Clerk’s Office at City Hall.

You can use the Payment/Paperwork Dropbox in City Hall Lot To:

  • Drop utility bill payments and employment applications 
  • Pay fees for permits/inspections (building, dumpster, electrical, occupancy/property) by check with corresponding paperwork attached. 

You may also Email Forms

Clerk’s Office: info@columbiaillinois.com OR Building and Zoning: communitydev@columbiaillinois.com

* Complete all requested areas of forms and provide documentation as required. Incomplete forms will delay the approval process. 

You may use the ’Online Payments’ button to pay for any permits you may need, just follow the instructions on the screen.