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Note: Our inspectors are out in the field most of the day.
|2015 International Building Code|
|2015 International Residential Code|
|2015 Mechanical Code|
|2015 International Fuel Gas Code|
|2014 National Electrical Code|
|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)|
|Contractor Licensing Information|
|Consumer Protection Information|
To streamline the building permit process and reduce permit fees, the Village has implemented a new fee code for residential construction.
The Village Board recently approved incentive options to encourage the installation of fire sprinklers in single family construction projects.
See below for updated information on Parking Lot Sealcoating/Restriping.
All building permits now utilize a single application.
The Village requires six (6) sets of plans for all projects; all commercial projects require architecturally stamped plans, while some residential projects will require an Architect. Additional forms may be required; refer to the list below for more information.
Building Permit Application - for the modification and new construction of all residential and commercial projects.
Visit the Online Portal to submit an application electronically.
Building Permit Supplemental Information
The following packets include helpful information that supplement the building permit application. Review them prior to beginning your project and use them as reference throughout.
For Parking Lot Sealcoats and Restripes:
Permits are not required to sealcoat and restripe commercial and residential parking lots if they are restriped in-kind.
It is the property owner(s) and contractor(s) responsibility to follow all Accessible Code Standards, including but not limited to Illinois Accessibility Code and Environmental Barriers Act requirements.
It is the property owner(s) and contractor(s) responsibility to contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at (847) 818-5253 to review any fire lane and hydrant striping requirements.
The Illinois Attorney General’s Disability Rights Bureau is the State agency that enforces state and federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities to provide equal access to buildings, housing, and services, including the Environmental Barriers Act. Any complaints regarding accessibility standards are investigated by the Illinois Attorney General’s office after a complaint is filed with their office.
Garage Sale Permits are not required however all previous limitations still apply.
Building Division Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Building Division Staff
|Director of Building & Inspection Services: Bill Schroeder|
|Deputy Director: Mark Rysavy|
|Building Services Coordinator: Tammy Lewin|