Construction and Manufacturing

Common Fields within Construction

Carpentry

General Contractor

Painting

Electrical

HVAC

Plumbing

County Permits and Fees

McLean County has additional permits and fees for construction and manufacturing businesses. These requirements vary between incorporated and unincorporated areas. Select Click Here to learn more.

Unincorporated Permit Requirements

Unincorporated Commercial Building Requirements

Zoning and Building Fees

City of Bloomington

For entrepreneurs interested in operating a construction or manufacturing company within the the city limits of Bloomington, it is important to be familiar with the department of planning and zoning as well as the department of building safety. Both departments will provide information on the regulations specific for Bloomington. Select Click Here to learn more.

Department of Planning and Zoning

Department of Building Safety

Town of Normal

For entrepreneurs interested in operating a construction or manufacturing company within the the town limits of Normal, it is important to be familiar with the planning and zoning department as well as the building inspections department. Both departments will provide information on the regulations specific for Normal. Select Click Here to learn more.

Planning and Zoning Department

Building Inspections

Professional Organizations

Professional organizations are a great way to learn more about an industry and receive advice from those individuals who have achieved success. Such organizations can exist on the local, state, national and international level. Professional organizations also offer networking and specialized tools relevant to your industry. Membership fees vary by organization. Listed below are just a few of these organizations. Select Click Here to learn more.

Associated General Contractors of America

American Society of Civil Engineers 

National Association of Manufacturers

Association for Manufacturing Excellence 

Bloomington-Normal Area Home Builders Association

Additional Information by Business Stage

CONTACT THE

Illinois Small Business Development Center

of McLean County at

Illinois Wesleyan University

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