The purpose is to ensure that all public and private structures are built to strict standards to provide safe environments where we live, work, and play. To accomplish this purpose, the Code Compliance staff performs plan reviews, issues building permits, performs uniform inspections, and enforces property maintenance standards. The Division includes a certified Plan Reviewer and several certified Building and Zoning Inspectors.
Staff is responsible for enforcing construction standards, building codes, materials and methods of construction arising from advancing technology. Both the Director and the inspectors are certified in multiple inspection and code official categories such as building, electrical, plumbing, etc.
Current Building Codes
The following are various Village Codes, Ordinances, and Guidelines adopted by the Village and used to review plans once they have been submitted for zoning approvals and/or permits. Ensuring that your submittal complies with these codes can greatly reduce the amount of time needed to conduct plan reviews.
Village Codes, Ordinances, and Guidelines
Plan Reviews for New Construction and Additions
Please refer to the following for guidelines on submitting plans for review:
Forms and Guidelines for Renovations, Remodeling, and Maintenance
Please refer to the following for guidelines for renovation, remodeling and maintenance projects:
Some of the improvements you may wish to make to your home may require a building permit. It is your responsibility to check with the Code Compliance staff and secure a permit if it is required.
In addition to obtaining a permit, please make sure that all proper inspections for the permitted work are performed. Inspections shall be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance by calling the Building Department at (847) 540-1698.