Yes, most construction activities require a permit. For your own protection and best interest, it is always best to check with the Building Department before beginning any construction, alterations or repair work. Failure to obtain a building permit could result in a fine or an order to stop work. For questions or concerns, please contact our Building Department at 815-937-3575 Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. After hours, you may leave a message and a representative will get back with you during normal business hours.
Yes, inspections are required for all work. It is best to contact the Building Department at 815-937-3575 ahead of time to schedule an inspection. Building Department hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Yes, for your convenience and area residents, the following times apply:
All work will be limited to daylight hours if accompanied by loud noises.
If you have a gravel or concrete driveway, you must replace it with concrete. If you have an asphalt driveway, you may replace it with asphalt.
Yes, you may extend your driveway; however, there must be 3’ of grass from the edge of the driveway to the lot line. The extension must be concrete or brick pavers – not gravel or asphalt.
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