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Building and Construction

Below are applications and forms that are required for permit submittal. Office hours for obtaining permits and scheduling inspections are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Inspections are available (with 24-hour notice) on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

All plans submitted for code review will be completed within 11 business days of submittal. This plan review will result in either plan approval or written review comments that require plan changes and resubmittal.  Please note that each plan that is resubmitted for code review is subject to additional plan review charges. Residential permits require four sets of plans and commercial permits require six sets.

PERMIT FORMS AND APPLICATIONS DENOTED WITH AN ASTERISK (*)

MAY BE FILLED OUT ELECTRONICALLY

 

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS

General Building Permit Application*
 Residential Fire Sprinkler Determination Form*
This form must be filled out by the architect and submitted with all original and revised plans*
(See attached examples)
Residential Plumbing Review Sheet*
This form must be filled out and submitted with original plans
Roof Permit Application*
Fence Permit Application*
Flat Work Permit Application*
Electrical, HVAC, and Plumbing Work Permit Application
Tree Permit Application*
Sign Permit Application*
Board-Up Application*
Fire Equipment and Safety Application
Work Requiring/Not Requiring Permits


CONTRACTOR LICENSING

Contractor Licensing Requirements
Contractor License Application*
Change of Contractor Form*

ZONING CALCULATION WORKSHEETS

New Single-Family Home Calculation Worksheet*
Hard Surface Calculation Worksheet*
Accessory Structure Worksheet*
Single Family Addition*

Residential Lot Sizes and Setbacks
Bulk Housing Ordinance Requirements

ZONING APPLICATIONS

Map Amendment Public Hearing Application*
Special Use and Planned Unit Development Public Hearing Application*
Text Amendment Public Hearing Application*
Variations Public Hearing Application*
Subdivision/Consolidation Public Hearing Application*
Reasonable Accommodation Public Hearing Application*
Development Review Application*


DEVELOPMENT CODES

2009 International Building Code
2009 International Residential Code
2009 International Fire Code
2011 National Electrical Code
2009 International Mechanical Code
2009 International Property Maintenance Code
2009 International Fuel Gas Code
2015 International Energy Conservation Code
Illinois Plumbing Code, Current Edition
2015 Illinois WaterSense Device Ordinance
Elevator Code, Office of the State Fire Marshall

BENCHMARKS

List of Benchmarks
Map of Benchmarks

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