Madison County Building and Zoning Department enables the County Board to plan and prioritize policies and programs related to land use and development for unincorporated areas.

Building and Zoning receives and reviews applications for zoning use permits. The Department inspects construction and land use to ensure compliance with the County zoning ordinance, investigates alleged violations and issues zoning compliance certificates.

December 5, 2023 Building & Zoning Committee Meeting Packet

Permits and Inspections

  Permits & Inspections
Are you installing a pool, putting up a fence or building a new house? This section is for property  owners, developers and contractors needing help with their construction projects. Permits from the beginning stage to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Completion.

Code enforcement, License Investigation, subdivision platting, Zoning Administration, FAQ

Stormwater Management, Recycling & Resource Management, Green Schools Program, & Community Cleanup Kits, 
Commissions, Committes and Boards   Commissions, Committees and Boards
The Building & Zoning Department provides staff support to several commissions, committees and
boards related zoning, stormwater management and more.


Madison County Resource Management is accepting FY2024 Environmental Grant Applications
Effective 11/17/2023

The Madison County Resource Management Program, under the guidance of the County Board’s Building & Zoning Committee, is announcing a request for proposals for environmental projects.  This grant program is designed to assist units of local government with environmental objectives and projects including solid waste management, air quality initiatives, energy efficiencies, smart growth, and stormwater abatement.  The goal of the program is to promote best management practices and case studies of positive environmental projects within Madison County.

FY2024 Grant Application.

You may apply online by clicking here.

Please click here for additional information.