Residential Permit Guidelines and Forms

Listed below is a list of common home improvement projects. Each listing includes the specific  Building Code requirements and helpful instructions on what is needed to properly process your building permit application. If your project is not listed or if you have questions, please call the Building and Zoning Division at 847-540-1696. 

For a listing of applicable codes and ordinances, please review our handout.
Plan Review for New Construction and Additions

Please refer to the following guidelines when submitting plans for review:
Residential Plan Review Guidelines