All building permits are issued through the Building & Zoning Department. Below is a list of license and permit applications (including Building and Sign permits). Please call 815-632-6624 or stop by the office before beginning work to ensure a smooth process.
Building Permits for new construction and additions are based on the type of construction, the use group of the building and the unit rate cost per square feet as provided by 2015 International Building Codes.
Remodeling Permits, Plumbing, Electrical, and HVAC Permits are based on the actual cost of the work (view the Fee Schedule to learn more)
Occupancy Permits are $25 per residential unit and $50 for commercial and industrial structures
Curb Cut Permits are $50
Street Excavation Permits are $50
Residential Roofing Permits are $15
Residential Siding Permits are $15
Commercial Building Permits are based on the cost of the project
License and Permit Applications
Building Permit Application - Used for new buildings, building demolition, additions, remodels/alterations, fencing, repairing, or replacing items.