Residential Permits

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A building permit is needed to protect your safety. If you are planning any home improvement project please reference the below list to verify requirements specific to your project. If the type of project planned is not listed, please contact our office at (847) 357-4220 to determine if a permit is required or for additional information. You can visit our department to obtain the necessary permit or visit

Village staff is available to assist you with your permit application by answering your questions to ensure that your work is done in accordance with Village codes.

The permit process is needed to protect both you and the Village. It protects you from improper work done by contractors. Furthermore, it can save you money by making certain that all jobs are done correctly the first time so that they do not have to be redone to meet Village codes. Please review any of the applicable pamphlets we have on-line to assist in your development.

For additional permit information and requirements:
Basement Buildouts
Bathroom Remodel
Kitchen Remodel
Lawn Irrigation

Please note that the above list may not be all inclusive. If you have a question as to whether or not your project needs a permit, please call us at 847-357-4220.


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