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CONTACT J.U.L.I.E. BEFORE YOU DIG
(Joint Utility Location Information for Excavators)
800-892-0123

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

GENERAL SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Plat of Survey signed and sealed by a registered State of Illinois Land Surveyor, showing all easements, and conservancy area boundaries.
  • Site plan accurately locating the existing driveway, and the dimension setbacks from the proposed driveway to property lines, fire hydrants, or manholes near the proposed work.
  • Driveways and/or hard surfaces are not permitted to be within five feet of any neighboring property line.
  • Indicate on the site plan the location, size, and species of any tree within 15 feet of the proposed work. (Contact the Village Engineer with any questions or concerns).
  • Indicate on the plan the depth and type of the surface material to be used. The minimum requirement for concrete on private property is four inches (4"), on public property six inches (6"). The minimum depth of asphalt must be 2 inches (2") after compaction. A copy of the proposal from your contractor may provide this information and may be submitted.
  • Indicate on the plan the width of the driveway, at the top, middle, and bottom.
  • Indicate the depth of the gravel base. Four-inch (4") minimum required for concrete surfaces, and six inches (6") required for asphalt surfaces. PEA GRAVEL IS NOT PERMITTED. 
  • When installing a concrete driveway, indicate the bag mix type to be used. Village Code requires a 5.5 bag mix min. on private property, and a 6.1 bag mix min. on public property.
  • Indicate the location of expansion and control joints, and indicate whether or not welded wire reinforcement will be used. (No reinforcing steel is permitted within the Village right-of-way.
  • Ensure that all surfaces pitch away from the house. If not possible, indicate on the plan.
  • A minimum of 3 inches is required between the top of any concrete slab and the top of the existing foundation.
  • Indicate whether or not the curb will be replaced. Note that curb and gutters may not be cut, ground, or knocked off. The entire curb and gutter must be removed and replaced.
  • For any questions regarding driveway requirements, contact the Public Works Department at 847-883-8600.

 GENERAL INSPECTION AND PERMIT INFORMATION: 

  • Contractor/Homeowner shall be on site with the approved plans for all required inspections. 
  • Allow 24 hours advance notification for required inspections. 
  • Call Community and Economic Development Department to schedule inspections at 847-913-2325 or fax your inspection requests to 847-883-8608, 24 hours a day.
  • Inspection scheduling hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • 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 six months from the date of permit issuance. After that time period, a new permit and fee will be required. 
  • Village streets have a weight restriction of six (6) tons per axle. It is the responsibility of the contractor to contact the Village of Lincolnshire Police Department at 847-883-9900 for overweight permits. 
  • The 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. 
  • At no time shall any vehicles, trailer, equipment or material be left unattended on the street or in the right-of-way, day or night.
  • Permitted hours of construction for Commercial Contractors are as follows:

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SUNDAY - No work permitted.

THE APPLICANT MUST KEEP ALL STREETS, RIGHT-OF-WAY AREAS, AND CONSTRUCTION SITES FREE OF THE ACCUMULATION OF MUD AND DEBRIS. FAILURE TO KEEP STREETS AND RIGHT-OF-WAY AREAS CLEAN WILL RESULT IN THE VILLAGE TAKING ACTION TO CLEAN THE STREETS AND CHARGING THE APPLICANT FOR ALL COSTS INCURRED.

GENERAL SUBMISSION NOTES: 

If you have any questions regarding this information, contact the Community & Economic Development Department at 847-883-8600, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.