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The following items do not require a permit: Siding, and Private Walks.
Tree removal on private property does not require a permit, unless the area is within a Special Management Area (wetlands, flood plain, buffer zones). Then, a stormwater certification or letter of permission is required before work can begin. If you have questions, please call Private Engineering Services at 630-620-5973. Building Division
On a lot with residence to be demolished: Wrecking (House Only) $220 + $2000 Bond Building Permit (New House) $3,700 - $4,200 Range
Guard rail height: 36” on level surface & 34” on Stairs.
Handrail height: 34-38” from nose of stairs.Grippable handrails must have returned ends @ top & bottom of stair run.
A Permit is required. Please bring three (3) copies of the plat of survey. The permit is issued over the counter by the Building Division.
Excavators must give a certificate of insurance.
Plumbers must give a copy of their Illinois Department of Public Health registration. This registration must have a 055 & 059 number.
Roofers must give a copy of their State roofer’s license.
Sewer contractors must give a certificate of insurance.
Sprinkler contractors (Fire) must give a copy of their State sprinkler license.
*** Knox Box order forms are available at the Building Division Front Counter. Knox Boxes must be ordered from Knox Box company on order form ***