Express Building Permits

For smaller detached single family home projects listed below. 

Homeowners signatures are required on all contracts and permit applications. Due to the COVID-19 virus, The Building Department will accept emailed or mailed permit submittals for Express Permits. Please email completed applications and one set of supporting documents to:

Please note that the attachment size limitation is 50mb and 10 pages for drawings 11x17 or larger. You will receive a confirmation email once documents are received. If no confirmation email is received within 24 business hours, please call our office at (847) 359-9042.

If mailing your permit submittal, please include 3 sets of supporting documents as indicated under the submittal requirements provided on each permit application.

Mailing address: 

Village of Palatine, Attn: Building Department, 200 E. Wood St. Palatine IL 60067

Please understand that we are currently following the CDC guidelines for social distancing and request that you do the same. 

In addition, please be advised that due to COVID-19 reduced staffing our current plan review timelines have been suspended. We will review your project as efficiently as possible. We appreciate your understanding.