All forms provided by the City of Lincoln along with a brief description of what they can be used for.  All forms are in Adobe PDF format and require a PDF reader like Adobe Reader or similar application.


Form Name Department Description
FOIA All Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) form used to obtain information from the City of Lincoln.
Basic Permit Code Enforcement Single Family Dwellings and Structure Buildling Permit Application
Plan Examination and Building Permit  Code Enforcement Application for Plan Examination and Building Permit
Demolition Permit Code Enforcement Demolition Permit Application
Roofing Permit Code Enforcement Roofing Permit Application
Street Break/Dirt Break/Dumpster Bond Request Code Enforcement Request for Bond
Application Procedure for Building Permits  Code Enforcement Procedure for Building Permits for 1 or 2 family dwellings (New, Alerations, & Additions)
Building Specification Checklist  Code Enforcement A checklist for building specifications
Certificate of Appropriateness Application Code Enforcement Historic Preservations Committee Appropriateness Application
City Council Petition Code Enforcement Request to City County for Permit
City of Lincoln Sign Permit  Code Enforcement Application or Sign Permit
Commercial Building Permit Application Code Enforcement Application for a Commercial Buildling Permit
Demolition Permit Application Code Enforcement Application for Demolition Permit
Fence Permit Application  Code Enforcement Application for a Fence Permit
Preliminary Plat Approval Code Enforcement Application for Preliminary Plat Approval
Residential Planned Unit Development Code Enforcement Application for Residential Planned Unit Development (R-3)
Single Family Dwelling Basic Building Permit  Code Enforcement Application for Single Family Dwelling and Structure Building Permit
Rezoning Petition  Code Enforcement Petition for Rezoning
Roofing Permit  Code Enforcement Application for Roofing Permit
Driveway Permit  Code Enforcement Application for Installation of a Driveway on a Public Right-of-Way
Commercial Buildilng Permit  Code Enforcement Application for Commercial Buildling Permit
Sidewalk Construction Permit  Code Enforcement Application for Construction of Sidewalk on City Property
Birth/Death Certificate City Clerk Application for search of birth/death records files


Information is available on the following sites:
Logan County Current Statistics

Memorial Health System  - Includes daily statistics for MHS and a COVID-19 Risk Screening

Local Business Resources
Logan County Department of Public Health
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)



Contact Information


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City Hall
700 Broadway Street
Lincoln, Illinois 62656



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Building and Safety
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Waste Water Treatment
Fire Department
Police Department