Permits represent the Village's means to ensure that all construction adheres to an established standard. The Village reviews permit documents to make sure that new buildings and modifications to existing structures meet local, state and national standards for construction safety.

Most projects require a permit of some type. If you're planning a project, it's best to start with a call to the Village before you begin.


Permit applications and all required supporting documents may only be submitted online via the Permit portal.

The portal offers transparency for all users and handles every stage of the permit/approval process:

  • Apply for a permit. Users can track the status of their application.
  • Upload additional required forms and documents.
  • View and respond to comments from Village staff.
  • Request /schedule appointments for required inspections.
  • Pay permit fees
  • Download the approved permit. 

Applications submitted after business hours or on weekends or holidays will be processed on the next business day.

Submit a Permit Application

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Once an application is received and verified, a Project Manager will be assigned to serve as your primary contact for all questions.

  • First Review: completed in approximately 10 business days .
  • Additional Reviews/Comments: These should be responded to within five business days.

Fees and Bonds

Fees applied to the permit cover the costs to review the application and inspect construction. Upon approval of the application, fees are applied in the portal. These must be paid before the permit is issued, allowing work on the project to begin.

Bonds ensure that applicants complete certain aspects of the job and protect public infrastructure. If a bond amount is required, it will be applied to your permit in the portal.

Bonds are typically refunded once the project is satisfactorily completed.


The portal accepts Visa/MasterCard/Discover, debit cards, and electronic fund transfers (eCheck).

Payments may also be made in-person at Village Hall or Public Works with cash, check or accepted credit/debit cards.


A variety of inspections may be required during the course of your project.

Inspection requests can be made through the portal or by calling 630-434-5529. Please allow 48 to 72 hours notice when requesting an inspection.

Appointment confirmations are handled in the portal.

Frequently Asked Permit Questions

How do I register for online services?

How do I apply for a Building or Fire permit?

How do I submit a complaint or a request for service?

Help! I'm having trouble creating an account.

How do I track the status of an application?

How do I request an inspection in the portal?

How do I get my bond money back and how long will it take?

Why do I not receive emails about my permit status?

My permit is approved, how do I pay online and begin my project?

General Permit Forms
After Hours Contacts | Click here to open

Submittal Requirements in Portal | Click here to open

Owner Authorization Form | Click here to open

Standard Detail Drawings Manual | Click here to open

Bond Release Form | Click here to open

Contact Us

Permits: 630.434.5515

Inspections: 630.434.5529

Please be ready with the permit number, type of inspection needed, and contact information.

Using the Permit Portal

This video shows you how to use the Permit Portal.

Permit Fees

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Fees for various permits can be found here:

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