Zoning & Building Safety:
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Zoning and Building Safety Department

Location:

Rock Island County Office Building (map ExternalLink.gif)
1504 Third Avenue, Room 305
Rock Island IL 61201

Rock Island County Zoning and Building Department is responsible for Zoning, Building, Property Maintenance, Planning, Stormwater and Floodplain ordinances. The Zoning Department assists residents with zoning requests, questions, applications for variances, rezoning and special use permits, as well as investigating complaints regarding zoning violations and overseeing regulations. Use the links on the left hand side of the page to navigate through the various topics.

The Building Department is responsible for enforcement of the County’s Building Codes, including reviewing plans for new and altered construction projects, issuing building permits and occupancy permits and on-site inspections.

Zoning and Building employees also answer questions from residents, business contacts, potential residents, and corporate clients interested in locating in the county regarding building requirements, zoning requirements and all applicable rules and regulations. This department only has authority over properties located in unincorporated Rock Island County. All Cities and Villages have their own departments to handle these issues.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 1ST 2020 OUR BUILDING WILL Re-OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DUE TO THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC

  • We are still encouraging mail-in permits or to utilize the drop box in front of our building. 
  • Staff will be available in the office from 8:00-10:00 AM and 3:-4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Form 10:00 AM til 3:00 PM they will be available for filed inspections. 
  • We will still be working and available for inspections. For the time being we will need to adapt to doing more things digitally. We do have the ability to teleconference, facetime, Zoom, Skype, etc.
  • If you wish to enter the building a face mask must be utilized at all times. 
  • Items that need signatures should be mailed and will be returned via mail.

 THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING IN THESE DIFFICULT TIMES

 SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE

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Rock Island County Office Building (map ExternalLink.gif)
1504 Third Avenue, Room 305, Rock Island IL 61204-8624
Phone: (309) 558-3771      Fax: (309) 786-4456

      Hours: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday
Inspectors are in the field from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM