Building Permits

Permit Applications can be found here. Permits are required for a number of projects or situations including the following: 

Residential  Non-Residential
New Construction
Additions and Remodels
Driveways, Patios, and Decks
Water Heater Replacement
Furnace and A/C replacement
Sheds and Detached Garages
Roof, Gutters, and Siding
Sanitary Sewer Replacement
Demolition
Chicken Coop Installations
Window Replacements*
New Construction
Additions and Remodels
Parking Lot and Curb Replacements
All Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electric Work
Accessory Structures
Fire Sprinkler Installations/ Modifications
Demolition
Sign Installations
Warehouse Racking

*no permit required, however owner must provide efficiency rating of windows to be installed to ensure compliance with 2015 Illinois Energy Conservation Code.

Each permit application is reviewed by our Village Plan Reviewer and checked for compliance with the Village’s Building Codes and Zoning Ordinances as follows:

  • 2015 International Residential Code with local amendments
  • 2015 International Building Code with local amendments
  • 2015 International Fire Code with local amendments
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code with local amendments
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code with local amendments
  • 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code with local amendments
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code with local Amendments
  • 2014 National Electric Code with local amendments
  • 2014 Illinois Plumbing Code
  • 2015 Illinois Energy Conservation Code

Generally, less complicated projects can be reviewed and approved within a few days, if not issued immediately. Projects of significant scope will be reviewed in 12 days or less.

Once a permit is approved by the Plan Reviewer, fees paid, and permit picked up, the construction can be begin and be inspected by the Village. All building inspections associated with a particular permit are scheduled through Community & Economic Development and ensure the construction is completed according to the Village Code.

To schedule an inspection, contact Community & Economic Development at 630.350.3413. Please allow a minimum of 24 hours notice when scheduling inspections.

Local amendments to the Village adopted Building Codes and Fee Schedules can be found here: Village Code