Building Department

Since 1976 the Madison County Building Department has been issuing permits. The Building Inspector reviews 
construction drawings for code compliance and performs on-site inspections. This process confirms that buildings and
structures in Madison County are sound and in compliance with the 2018 International Building Codes.

Permit TypesBuilding Permit:
General Building Permit: New construction, Addition, Basement Finish, Remodel, Accessory Structure, Solar Panels, etc.

Manufactured Homes:
Relocating a mobile home into the county. 

Agricultural Building:
Livestock shelters or buildings, including shade structures and milking barns. Storage of equipment and machinery used exclusively in agricultural (not including semi’s); Grain Silos. If you have any questions, please see page 2 of 7 in the Agricultural Exemption Permit Application Packet.

Building Permit Portal

  • Please call for inspection

Please have:
  • Permit Number
  • Owners Name
  • site address
  • Inspection Type
  • Date/ time
  • Contact phone number & name

Inspection prior to 8am will be same day, after 8am will be scheduled for following day.

Building Codes
All construction projects must comply with county building codes and ordinances.
The county has adopted the following codes:

Contact Information
David Decker
Building Official/ Building Inspector
Kristy Johnson
Admin Administrator / Permit Tech

Demolition Permit


Agricultural Building
Manufactured Homes
Building Permit