ez APP - Online Permits
Click here to start using ez APP. For help using the online permitting system, please reference the handouts available below or call the Building Division at (815) 356-3605 for assistance.
The Building Staff will work with you at every stage of your project to ensure a successful completion. The permit process involves three main steps: application, plan review, and inspection. Please contact the Building Division if your project needs a permit.
Additionally, the Building Division has several guides for common projects to help with project plans and/or permit application.
Building Permits Required
Residential and Commercial
- Roofing (Residential)
- Roofing (Commercial)
- Fences (Residential)
- Pools (Above-Ground)
- Pools (In-Ground)
- Pools (Storable)
- HVAC and Air Conditioning
Building Permits Not RequiredResidential and Commercial
- Fence Repair - Repair or Replacement of up to 2 fence panels or 3 support posts
- Roof Repair - Repair or Replacement of up to an aggregate total 200 square feet of roofing material
- Siding Repair - Repair or Replacement of up to an aggregate total 200 square feet of siding material