Forms and Permits

The Town of Normal Engineering Department manages several licensing and permitting processes that are required by the Municipal Code.
To complete the following licenses or permits, print and mail or submit online.  If you have questions, please visit the Engineering Department office or contact the person indicated.

  • Flood Information Request Form:  To inquire if a parcel is in a flood zone, flood path or flood way.   (PDF) (online submission form) or contact Julie Weger at (309) 433-3425.
  • 50/50 Sidewalk Replacement Request Form:  Please use this to request replacement or new construction of a sidewalk.   (PDF) (online submission form) or contact Darryl Barron at (309) 454-9741.
  • Storm Water Credit Manual and Request Form:  To request credit on a Storm Water Utility Fee, however guidelines must be met to qualify.   (PDF) or contact Julie Weger at (309) 433-3425.
  • Parking Lot Permit Application:  For creating a new parking lot or adding on to an existing parking lot.   (PDF)  or contact  Julie Weger at (309) 433-3425.
  • Erosion Control Permit Application:  For contractors and developers that will be disturbing over 5000 square feet of land.   (PDF) or contact Julie Weger at (309) 433-3425.
  • Right-of-Way Excavation Permit Application:  For contractors doing any excavations on streets, parkways, boulevards or sidewalks within the Town of Normal right-of-way.  (PDF) or contact Julie Weger at (309) 433-3425.
  • Stream Buffer Permit Application:  For contractors doing any work along a stream or creek within the Town of Normal.  The buffer is established based on the order number of the stream.   (PDF) or contact Julie Weger at (309) 433-3425.
  • Overweight/Oversize Loads Permit Application: Required for any person or company moving an oversize or overweight load on Town of Normal streets.  (PDF) (online submission form) or contact Darryl Barron at (309) 454-9741.  
  • Utility Permit Application:  Required for utility companies when installing utilities in the Town's rights-of-way and easements.    (PDF) or contact Darryl Barron at (309) 454-9741. 
  • Traffic Control Permit Application:  Required for any person or company working within the Town's rights-of-way including street and sidewalk closures.   (PDF) (online submission form) or contact Darryl Barron at (309) 454-9741. 
  • Dumpster/Storage Container Permit Application:  Required when placing a dumpster or storage container on a street.  You are required to have a lighted barricade around the dumpster or storage container.   (PDF) or contact Darryl Barron at (309) 454-9741.  
  • Small Wireless Facilities Permit Application:  (PDF) or contact Darryl Barron at (309) 454-9741.
  • Uptown Normal Outdoor Cafe License Application:   Required for any Uptown Normal business wanting to serve food or have tables on the sidewalk. (PDF) (online submission form)  or contact Darryl Barron at (309) 454-9741.  (Outdoor Cafe Ordinance)