Knox County Building Departments (Illinois)

Search for Knox County, IL building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Knox County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Knox County, Illinois. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Knox County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Knox County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Galesburg Permits Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3623

Galesburg Zoning Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3619

Knox County Zoning Galesburg IL 121 South Prairie Street 61401 309-345-3840


Knox County Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes in Knox County, IL. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Knox County Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with Knox County building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.

Galesburg Building Inspector Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3615


Knox County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Knox County, IL including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Knox County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Galesburg City Assessor Galesburg IL 121 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-342-1106

Knox County Assessor's Office Galesburg IL 121 South Prairie Street 61401 309-345-3845


Knox County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in IL. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Knox County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Knox County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Galesburg City Treasurer Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3642

Knox County Treasurer's Office Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3813