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For larger projects, new homes or additions and all commercial and multi-family projects. Our goal is to have these reviewed in 10 business days.


All contractors and/or homeowners who wish to submit a residential or commercial/multi-family building permit application must attend a pre-submittal meeting with the Permit Control Coordinator.   Please contact Mary May at (847) 359-9037 for more specific information.

Effective, January 1st 2016, the State of Illinois adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code. The Law requires all new commercial and residential construction for which a building permit application is received by a municipality or county to follow a comprehensive statewide energy conservation code. Renovations, alterations, additions, and repairs to most existing commercial and residential buildings must follow the Illinois Energy Conservation Code.

The Law requires design and construction professionals to follow the latest published edition of the International Energy Conservation Code which is currently the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1, 2013.

 Blower Door Testing and Duct Leakage Tests May Be Performed By A Diagnostic Energy Tester

The Radon Resistant Construction Act went into effect June 1, 2013.
As of June 1, 2013, all new residential construction in this State shall include passive radon resistant construction. New residential construction means any original construction of a single-family home or a dwelling containing 2 or fewer apartments, condominiums, or town houses.


Residential Permit Information


Commercial Permit Information


General Information 


Waiver Letters and Worksheets


 Property Owners Signatures Required on all Permit Applications


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