City of Springfield, Illinois

Misty Buscher - Mayor


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Corporation Counsel



Welcome to the City of Springfield’s Office of Corporation Counsel. The Office of Corporation Counsel is responsible for conducting the legal affairs of the city, furnishing legal advice to the Mayor, Clerk, Treasurer, Alderpersons, and City Directors, drafting and reviewing ordinances, drafting written legal opinions, and appearing on behalf of the City in matters involving litigation.

On this webpage, you will find information on business licensing, administrative court, and the City’s Code of Ordinances. Thank you for visiting.