Permit Center

Permit Center


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Please call 630-391-7220 for inspections

The building permit application short form can be used for all permits except a new building (commercial or residential). Please use the application new building for new buildings or large projects with many subcontractors.  A Fox Metro permit is required prior to any new building, commercial remodel or addition permit being issued.  You may reach them at 630-301-6811 or email at  If drawings are larger than 11×17 please contact our office for the number of plans required for your project at 630-391-7220


When your permit review is complete, you will be sent the permit terms and conditions for agreement via e-mail.  Once a statement of agreement is received, payment can be made over the phone or thru our website with a debit or credit card (3% transaction fee will apply). Check or cash is also accepted through mail or in person.  Upon payment, the permit will be issued and can be emailed to you.

To insure the timely processing of your permit please be sure to review all permit specific requirements through the links  below prior to applying for a permit to insure that all information is complete. All contractors performing work in the Village must be registered prior to permit issuance.

Inspections can be scheduled over the phone or via e-mail by 3:30 pm the day prior.  Please include the type of inspection, address, date desired and AM or PM, also your name and phone number.   All Inspections will be scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.

Allowable hours for construction noise within the Village are 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily.

A maximum cap of $17,850.00 on new home permit fees was adopted February 4, 2020 and shall remain in effect until April 30, 2022.  Click here to view current fees for all other permit types.

COVID Notice

Due to concerns over COVID-19, our permit process has been changed.  We encourage you to submit permit applications, surveys, plans and other supporting documents via email.  If you prefer to submit a hard paper copy, including permit payments, it will be accepted in our vestibule area.  It can be submitted at the Public Works Facility building, 601 Heartland Drive, Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

To search for a building permit click here.

For additional information or questions please call 630-391-7220 or email us.

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