Community Development 109 W Bangs Street
Wauconda, IL 60084 847-526-9609

Community Development

The primary responsibility of the Community Development Department is to monitor and regulate all building construction in the Village to assure compliance with the applicable, adopted building codes. The department also has the responsibility to oversee the zoning ordinances of the Village to assure that compliance is being maintained.

PermitsPlease contact the Community Development Department at 847-526-9609 if you are unsure if your project requires a permit. Payment for permits can be made by cash or check made payable to: Village of Wauconda. Note: Credit and debit cards are not accepted. Issued permits are not refundable.


The codes below are adopted by reference and are part of the Village Code as amended:
  • International Building Code (2018)
  • International Residential Code (2018)
  • International Fuel Gas Code (2018)
  • International Fire Code (2018) NFPA70
  • International Residential Code  (2018)
  • International Property Maintenance Code (2018)
  • Illinois State Plumbing Code (Current)
  • National Electric Code (2017)
  • International Energy Conservation Code (2018)
  • International Mechanical Code (2018)
  • International Existing Building Code (2018)
  • International Wildland-Urban Interface Code (2018)
  • International Swimming Pool & Spa Code (2018)
  • Illinois Accessibility Code (Current)

Contact UsGregory J. Anderson                                                                    Hours
Director of Community Development                        Monday - Friday
Email                                                                                   8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Note: There is no official normal water elevation for Bangs Lake. The 100-Year FEMA Base Flood Elevation (BFE) is 775.6 as of October 2015
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