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A building permit is required if you plan to construct, add to, alter, remove or demolish a building or structure or install equipment for the operation of a building or structure.
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Unfortunately, Planning and Development Services does not track lot or home availability. We recommend contacting a local realtor for this information.
The ordinances for the City of Carbondale, including the zoning regulations, can be accessed in the Carbondale Revised Code. If you need more information, contact Planning and Development, (618) 457-3248.
To finalize zoning, subdivision and site plan applications, contact Planning and Development at (618) 457-3248.
If you are considering any type of construction to your property inside Carbondale city limits, refer to the Building and Neighborhood Services page or call (618) 457-3237.
Refer to the Carbondale Zoning Map or contact Planning and Development Services (618) 457-3248.
Operating a home business is handled on a case-by-case basis. Contact Planning and Development Services at (618) 457-3248 for more information.
Refer to the Sign Permit Section
Applications for Special Use Permits are available online and in the Planning and Development Services Office. Applications are processed by Planning Services and require a public hearing before the Planning Commission prior to City Council making the final decision on a request. For more information, contact Planning and Development Services at (618) 457-3287.
Fill out the Block Party Application in its entirety and return it to the City Manager’s Office, 200 S. Illinois Avenue.
Refer to the City’s Ordinance concerning chickens.
Chicken Coop License (Online)
Chicken Coop License Renewal (Online)
If you feel that you have been discriminated against, refer to the Fair Housing Policy. For all other complaints, contact Building and Neighborhood Services at (618) 457-3237.
Rental properties in Carbondale are routinely scheduled for inspection by the Building and Neighborhood Services Division every three years.
Yes; even in one’s own family, if rental monies are exchanged, the rental ordinances still apply.