When do I need Building Permits
Examples of projects that required a permit:
- Any New Buildings
- All Additions/Remodeling/Interior Renovations
- Pools (above-ground, in-ground, blowup and temporary pools, Hot Tubs)
- Sheds and Garages
- Decks and Porches
- Fireplaces and Woodstoves
If you are unsure if your project needs a Building Permit please call the Code Enforcement Department.
Building Permit Inspections
Building Inspections are required during each stage of construction to ensure compliance with Village and State Codes. Inspections are required at the following stages:
- Footing inspection (re-rod hung on the form) before cement is poured.
- Foundation wall is finished, before backfill.
- Framing is completed and all mechanical (plumbing, electrical HVAC and all fire stopping & fire proofing).
- Insulation is completed.
- Green sheet rock & Fire rated sheet rock is completed or any other type of Fire Separation.
- Construction is completed and all other certificates have been issued.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BEFORE APPLYING
Applications may be made by: owner or lessees, or agent of either, or by architect, engineer, or builder employed in connection with the proposed work, but in all cases the property owner MUST sign application.
Please go to the checklist pages, find the section that pertains to your project.
(Example: pool – see swimming pools, then follow the eight steps.)
If the checklist requires the specification sheet to be filled out, then fill out the portions of the sheet that pertain to your project.
All applications are to be dropped off at either: the Village Hall’s main counter/Electric Company or the Code Enforcement Department. All approved applications must be picked up and paid for at the Village Hall Counter/Electric Company.
The permit will be reviewed as soon as possible normal review time is as follows:
A) Residential: approximate 1-1 ½ weeks (less if possible).
B) Commercial or very large projects: approximate 1-2 ½ weeks (less if possible).
The Code Office will contact you either telephone or mail when:
1) Missing & additional information is necessary to finish the plan review process.
2) When the permit is granted (the permit fee amount will be given at this time).
3) If the permit is denied.
**Amendments: An amendment to the application or plans can be filed at any time prior to the completion of the project, subject to the Code Enforcement Officer’s approval.
Building Permits are in effective from the date issued for a period of 12 months. Construction MUST commence within 60-days or permit can be VOIDED.
NOTE: A permit is only valid for 12 months, if your project is not completed in this time frame, please contact the Code Enforcement Department, as soon as possible, to see if permit can be extended or new permit and fee is required.