Building Permits

The Village Municipal Code establishes rules and regulations for constructing, erecting, enlarging, remodeling, altering, repairing, raising, lowering, underpinning, moving or wrecking of buildings, structures, or portions thereof and to regulate the location, equipment, use and occupancy thereof, in order to promote public health and safety. Any person planning to perform have perform work in connection with the construction, erection, enlargement, remodeling, altering, repair, raising, lowering, underpinning, moving or wrecking of any building, structure or portion is required to first apply for and obtain a building permit.

The Village is considering the adoption of more recent building and property maintenance codes (see list below) with up-to-date amendments. A copy of the proposed code books are available at Village Hall. Those interested are encouraged to email their thoughts or comments to the Community Development Department by clicking [here]. The Village anticipates making the new building codes and amendments active by early-summer 2018.

  • ICC 2015 International Building Code
  • ICC 2015 International Residential Code
  • ICC 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • ICC 2015 International Fire Code
  • ICC 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • ICC 2015 International Property Maintenance Code
  • ICC 2015 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code
  • ICC 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (required by the State of Illinois)
  • NFPA 70 National Electrical Code 2014
  • 2014 Illinois Plumbing Code (previously adopted by Ordinance 16-02-04)