General Permit Information

Permits are required for any structural, electrical, mechanical and plumbing work and tree removal. A list of common projects requiring a permit are listed below:

  • Additions or Alterations
  • Air Conditioner
  • Basement Finishing
  • Concrete work
  • Culvert
  • Deck/ Balcony
  • Demolition- Interior
  • Demolition- Building
  • Domesticated Fowl Coop
  • Driveway
  • Electrical
  • Fence 
  • Fill/ Grading
  • Fireplace  
  • Floodplain Development
  • Furnace
  • Garage
  • Gazebo/ Pergola
  • HVAC
  • Irrigation System
  • New Residential/ Commercial Building 
  • Patio/ Walkway/ Stoop
  • Parking Lot
  • Plumbing
  • Roofing
  • Retaining Wall (where over 4' tall)
  • Seawall
  • Sewer
  • Shed
  • Sidewalk
  • Signage
  • Swimming Pool 
  • Tree Removal
  • Water Service
  • Windows 

Contact
If you have questions regarding building permits, please contact the Building Department at (847) 587-3176.

Resources
Construction Hours 
Permit Submission  
Plan Review 

Permit Applications
Permit Application- General
Permit Application- Signage
Permit Application- Tree Removal