Building Department

Department Overview

The Building Division serves the residents and developers within the Village by:

  • Answering general questions relating to construction, inspections, permits, and other related topics
  • Providing plan review services
  • Issuing building permits
  • Providing field inspections for construction projects with active permits

Department Cooperation

The Building Department also works with ICC-certified building inspectors to:

  • Ensure that all residential and commercial construction in the Village meets or exceeds the minimum requirements of adopted codes
  • Check for compliance with State mandates, such as:
    • Building practice
    • Manufacturer equipment
    • Specific design

Codes

The Village follows the following with local amendments:

  • 2003 International Codes
  • 2003 International Building Code
  • 2003 International Residential Code
  • 2003 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2005 National Electrical Code
  • 2004 Illinois Plumbing Code
  • 1997 Illinois Accessibility Code

Additional Resources