Express Building Permits

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For smaller detached single family home projects listed below. Our goal is to have these reviewed in 3 business days.


Guide to Express Permits
Express Permit Construction Information
Utility Company Contact Sheet

Homeowners Signatures Required on all Permit Applications-

The Building Department does not accept faxed or emailed permit applications.  Please submit via US mail or in person.


Effective Immediately, Per (225 ILCS 320/37) (from Ch. 111, par. 1135) of The Illinois Plumbing License Law
"A letter of intent shall be included with all plumbing permit applications. The letter shall be written on the licensed plumber of record's business stationery and shall include the license holder's signature and, if the license holder is incorporated, the license holder's corporate seal. If the license holder is not incorporated, the letter must be notarized."


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