Before applying for a ANY permit, you must get approval from McHenry County Stormwater Management Bureau. Once they send approval to Village Building Inspector, you may apply for a permit.
Download the appropriate forms below for application for a permit only.
Permit Information from the Building Inspector
Please do not proceed with any type of Construction, Improvements, etc. until you have received your actual permit and have paid the required fee.
We use McHenry County permit schedule and follow the McHenry County codes.
The Office of the Building Inspector will assist in the filling out the necessary paperwork. Approval and permitting by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources/Army Corps of Engineers may also be necessary in some cases.
The Building Department is required to respond to a permit application within forty-five (45) days of receipt of the application. The building permit is good for one (1) year from the date of the issuance, and is issued to the property owner and is not transferable.
The following documents are necessary for the review of the permit application
All contractors must provide Proof of Insurance, State or Federal Licensing or Certification as applicable to their work.
Painting, Decorating and Emergency Repairs Do not require Permits.
Thank You for Your Cooperation.
If you have questions please contact the building department.