Permit Requirements

Permit Requirement Guidelines

All permits must now be submitted in a digital format.    VIEW PERMIT APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To facilitate the approval of a building permit application, please review the requirements for your construction project as so enumerated on the flyers available below, and make your submission digitally.

Please choose the applicable flyer for your specific project(s).  Please note that the following list of requirements may not reflect all documents and items required for permit review and approval.  During the review process, there may be additional items and documents requested by staff. Also, the permit may require permits from other local, state or federal agencies and you will be notified of these requirements during the permit review process.

General

PERMIT TIPS AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS –   To submit permit applications, please email us at:   

ADDRESS AUTHORIZATION

ABOVE GROUND POOL REQUIREMENTS

BUSINESS OCCUPANCY REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION

DECK PERMIT REQUIREMENTS 

DEMOLITION PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

ENGINEERING ADVISORY

ENGINEERING REVIEW REQUIREMENTS

FENCE PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

FIREWORKS PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

FLAT WORK PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

FLOODPLAIN ENGINEERING REQUIREMENTS–  Site Engineering Review for Floodplain Compliance

GENERATOR INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS

HOMEOWNER ROOF TIPS

IN GROUND POOL REQUIREMENTS

REROOF PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

SHED OR GARAGE DETACHED REQUIREMENTS

SIGN PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

SIGN PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

TENT PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

WINDOW REPLACEMENT PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

Review and Advisory

Architectural Advisory for Single Family Homes

Architectural Advisory All Structures other than Single Family Homes

ENGINEERING ADVISORY

FLOODPLAIN ENGINEERING REQUIREMENTS

Site Engineering Review – Single Family Residence

Site Engineering Review – Commercial/Industrial Construction

Township Requirements

Specific requirements for the following unincorporated townships:

Maine Township Requirements

Northfield Township Requirements

Palos Township Requirements

Schaumburg Township Requirements

Wheeling Township Requirements

Worth Township Requirements