The Building Division is responsible for reviewing the design and construction of buildings in Lincolnshire through plan reviews and inspections. Building Division staff work with residents to help achieve their dreams and goals by ensuring public safety is addressed and Lincolnshire’s high standard of living is maintained. Lincolnshire follows the 2018 International Code Council Series broadly while also enforcing local amendments in Title 5 (Building Regulations) of the Lincolnshire Village Code. Call 847-913-2310 if you have questions regarding the permitting and inspection process.

Permit Type Requirements - Two Copies of All Noted Below Permit Application
Demolition
  • Plat of Survey
  • Proof of ownership
  • Septic tank location (if applicable)
  • Verification of utility disconnection
Building
Patio
  • Contractor proposal
  • Plat of Survey with the location of the proposed patio and any trees within 25' of the construction area
Building
Basement
  • Contractor proposal and plan - including framing, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and plumbing details
  • Location of smoke detectors, sprinkler heads, and means of egress
Building
Deck
  • Deck framing plan
  • Plat of Survey with the proposed location of the deck and any tree within 25' of the construction area
  • Contractor proposal indicating size/materials to be used
Building
Driveway
  • Plat of Survey
  • Contractor proposal indicating work to be done, materials, and if the curb is to be removed/replaced
  • Note the location of trees that may be affected by
    proposed work
Site Work
Fence
  • Plat of Survey indicating the proposed location of
    the fence
  • Contractor proposal indicating materials and dimensions of the fence
  • Note the location of trees within 25' of the proposed fence
  • Limit to 4' height - open-style fence
Building
Gazebo
  • Plat of Survey indicating the proposed location of
    the gazebo
  • Contractor proposal and plan indicating dimensions, materials, and handrail/guardrail details
Building
Interior Alterations
  • Contractor proposal indicating framing detail, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC plus the scope of work
  • Note the location of sprinkler heads and smoke detectors
  • Copies of electrical and plumbers license and registration
Building
Single-Family
Room Addition
  • Plat of Survey indicating dimensions, setbacks, property lines, building setbacks, and conservancy
  • Floor plan of existing adjoining rooms and proposed addition from contractor
  • Grading, HVAC, and tree protection plans
  • Electrical, plumbing, and roofers required licenses need to be submitted
Building
Single-Family
Residence
(Six copies of all
required)
  • Civil Engineering plans/plat with the proposed structure
  • Grading plan with proposed and existing grades
  • Tree protection plan/building, water, sewer, and storm piping
  • Architectural plans
  • Water meter sizing worksheet
  • Copies of required licenses for electrician, plumber, and roofer
  • Manufacturers catalog cut sheets
Building
Spa and Hot Tub
  • Plat of Survey/Site Plan indicating the location of the proposed structure
  • Contractor proposal indicating materials, dimensions, elevations, and grade changes
  • If applicable, a tree protection plan for any trees or vegetation within 25' of the proposed structure
Building
Storage Structure
  • Plat of survey/site plan indicating the location of the proposed structure
  • Contractor proposal and plan indicating materials, dimensions, and grade changes
  • If applicable, a tree protection plan for any tree or vegetation within 25' of the proposed structure
Building
Lawn Sprinkler
  • Plat of Survey/Site Plan indicating the location of the sprinkler heads
  • Manufacturers info/RPZ backflow maintenance agreement
  • ROW and easement waivers if applicable
  • Copy of plumbers license
  • Plumbing fixture sheet
Building
Roof
  • Contractor proposal
  • Copy of state roofing license
Roof
Tent
  • Flame-resistant certificates (4 sets of plans)
  • Site location plan with event details/seating layout if applicable electrical equipment (4 sets of plans)
Tent
Garage Sale   Temporary Use
Dumpster   Dumpster
Mechanical   Mechanical

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