Submit two (2) copies of the following plans and documents with a completed Building Permit application form.


  • Floor Plans: existing and proposed including appliance, cabinets and counter layout (drawn to scale). Include framing detail, electrical, plumbing and HVAC.
  • Written scope of work.
  • Note fire sprinkler heads if applicable. Additional permit may be needed for modifications to existing sprinkler system.
  • Note location of smoke detectors. Smoke alarms are required in all locations per new construction Code and shall be added to all existing bedrooms.
  • Submit copies of the Electrical Contractors Registration, State of Illinois Plumbers License.


  • Contractor/homeowner shall be on site with the approved plans for all required inspections.
  • Allow 24 hours advance notification for required inspections.
  • Inspection scheduling hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Call Community and Economic Development to schedule inspections at 847.913.2325 or fax inspection requests at 847.883.8608 24 hours a day.
  • The Village strives to provide timely review comments, however, up to a three-week review period for first comments may be necessary.
  • This permit will be valid for a period of 12 months from the date of permit issuance. After that time period a new permit and fee will be required.
  • Applicant shall be responsible for all issues regarding construction and compliance under this permit. It is common practice for the contractor to sign as the applicant.
  • Permitted hours of construction for Commercial Contractors are as follows:

Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday - no work permitted


If you have any questions regarding this information, contact the Community and Economic Development Department at 847.883.8600, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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