What work requires a building permit?

Most people know that new buildings, additions to existing structures, renovations, demolitions, and temporary buildings usually require building permits and inspections. Less obvious projects that may require a permit include installing a swimming pool, deck and/or fence. Also, some tasks that involve electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and fireplaces require a building permit. If you have questions regarding your project, please reach out to the Building Department at 847 359 9042.

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1. What work requires a building permit?
2. Where can I find my plat of survey?
3. Does the Village need to inspect my project?
4. What documents must I display at the job site?
5. How can I contact the building division?
6. When should I call the Building Division?
7. When do I schedule a Pre-Submittal Meeting?
8. When are appointments available for Pre-Submittal Meetings?
9. What is a Certificate of Occupancy (C.O.)/Completion?
10. What is a building permit?
11. What is a building permit application?
12. Who restores the area around the construction site?