Permit Requirements

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Community Development Permit Desk


109 Bangs Street, Wauconda, IL 60084

Phone: 847-526-9609
Fax: 847-526-8967

Monday Through Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

New Construction and Alteration Permits

By Village of Wauconda Ordinance, a building permit is required for all new construction, additions, alterations, remodeling, replacements, structural repairs, plumbing and electrical alterations. Please contact the permit desk at 847-526-9609 if you have any questions regarding permit requirements. Issued permits are not refundable. NOTE: At this time the Village does not have a contractor registration program

Required permits are listed but not limited to the following:


As of November 8, 2017 the following projects do not require a permit:
  • Door or Window same size replacement
  • Furnace replacement
  • Gutters & Downspouts
  • Water Heater replacement

Permit Applications

Non-Construction Permits

A permit or inspection is also required for: