CITY ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO RAISE BACKYARD CHICKENS
The City of Carbondale allows and encourages residents to raise backyard chickens. Residents should submit a completed Chicken Coop License Application (Online). For more information, call City Planner Megan Brightharp at 618-457-3248. For more information click here.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MULTI-MODAL STATION
The City of Carbondale was awarded a $13.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) program for the Southern Illinois Multimodal Station (SIMMS) project, a new transportation center in downtown Carbondale. The grant will be utilized for the design and construction of the new multi-modal transportation center, as well as the demolition of the existing Amtrak station. More information is available here.