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What work requires a permit?
Any work that requires a structural change such as:
  • Alterations involving moving or adding walls
  • All electrical and plumbing work
  • All fire suppression and detection work
  • All HVAC work;
    • Sheds
    • Fences
    • Decks
    • Roofs
    • Driveways
    • Patios
    • Private walks
    • Parking lots
    • Pools
    • Hot tubs
    • Spas or exterior wall mounted signs
If you are unsure if your project requires a permit, contact the Community Development at 630-719-4750.

Building Inspections & Permits

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1. What work requires a permit?
2. Why do I need a permit?
3. When does a permit expire?
4. Which contractors need insurance, bond and licenses?
5. Do I need a permit to put a new roof on my home?
6. Do I need a permit to install siding on my home?
7. Do I need a permit for a temporary sign?
8. What are the regulations for signs?
9. Do I need a permit to put replace windows or doors on my home?
10. If I do any work to my home, will my property taxes be increased?
11. When am I obligated to contact JULIE?