Building and Permits

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The City requires permits for certain construction projects, as well as other registration and licenses. 

Building permit applications and field work must comply with City building codes, which are established to safeguards public health and welfare. The City conducts a variety of building permit and code enforcement inspections. 

Apply for a Building Permit

The City's building permit process is now digital! Visit our Customer Self Service Portal to apply online. 

First-time user? The Portal Guide and step-by-step video tutorial can help you through the process! 

Contractor Registration is now completed through to the Portal as well. 

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Please submit permit related questions via email to: If you have any issues while applying online, staff can be reached at: 847-391-5380.

We welcome your feedback!

The Department of Community and Economic Development (CED) welcomes your feedback! Please click the link below to take our short Customer Service Survey:

Customer Service Survey

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