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Herrin City Hall


Bret Childers
Codes Adminstrator
Phone: 618-942-6004
Cell:  618-201-2046

The Herrin City Council has adopted City Codes (laws) specifically designed to address blight, nuisances, and to maintain a clean environment for all citizens in our community. The City of Herrin does this by working in partnership with the people of Herrin.

The mission of the City Codes Department is to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment. We help maintain and improve the quality of our community by administering a fair and unbiased enforcement program to correct violations of municipal codes and land use requirements.

Services Offered:
To receive certificate of occupancy and to open a water account, the codes inspector needs to inspect the address to make sure it complies with housing standards. Call (618) 942-6004 for appointments. Inspections are done on Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm every thirty minutes.  Cost is $25.00

Building Permits:
Anything over 10 sq ft under roof
10 cents per sq ft

Property Owner Permits:
Permits are to be paid yearly on April 30th
Price is $25 per dwelling  unit

Zoning for residential and business
Enterprise Zone
Takes care of compliance with codes on weeds, trash, inoperable cars
Placing of signs

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