Building permits are required for any agricultural, residential or commercial construction – including additions, remodels, new construction, outbuildings (including barns, sheds, aircraft hangers or pool houses), swimming pools or docks, manufactured homes, DCA modular homes and existing home relocation.
Downloadable forms are available to print for each permit type, view the Planning and Development Documents and Forms page. All contractors are required to submit copies of both a State Contractor's License and an Occupational Tax Certificate with each permit.
City of Madison Services
As of June 1, 2015, please direct all City of Madison project submittals and requests for Building Department services to the City of Madison Planning & Development Department. These services will include all City of Madison Permitting, Inspections, and Environmental Code Enforcement Services.
Please note: If an active permit has already been issued, or plans have already been submitted for review prior to June 1, for a project within City of Madison jurisdiction, Morgan County Planning and Development will continue to oversee those existing projects until completion.
Please contact the City of Madison Planning and Development Department for any further information: