Residential Building Permit Information

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Building permits are required for all residential construction and home improvement projects, regardless of whether the work is completed by the homeowner or a contractor. Please be aware that inspections by Building staff are conducted Monday through Friday only. 

Home Improvement Projects

Home improvement construction projects include, but are not limited to, additions, exterior repairs, demolitions, fences, swimming pools, driveways, sidewalks, patios, decks, sheds, central air conditioning, dog runs, dish antennas and electrical revisions. For these types of construction projects, see the forms below.

Fill out this building permit application (to be used for remodeling, repairs, build-outs and other miscellaneous projects.

Next, visit the Village's Building Department and bring with you your plat of survey (the map of your property you were given at the closing of escrow), building permit application (including the property index number, PIN), an estimated cost of the project, and a signed copy of the contract for the proposed work (if applicable). Pay appropriate permit fee.

Once these items are received and reviewed (usually within 48 hours) a verbal approval of the permit will be given.

  • The specification sheets available below will help you complete your project in accordance to the Village's Building Code. (The Building Department is in the process of updating some of its specification sheets. If one of the forms below does not have an active link, please call the Building Department, 630-540-5920, for additional information.

    The absence of a specification sheet for a project does not mean a permit is not required. If you are not sure if a permit is required, please call the Building Department at 630-540-5920.




New Building Construction

For construction of all types of buildings on previously undeveloped sites, please use the following permit form:

Building Permit Application - New Construction 

Additional Information

Architect's Certification
Permit Fees 

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