Community Development 109 W Bangs Street
Wauconda, IL 60084
cd@wauconda-il.gov 847-526-9609

Community Development

ResponsibilitiesThe 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.

CURRENT PERMIT FEES 

The codes below are adopted by reference and are part of the Village Code as amended:
  • International Building Code (2003)
  • International Residential Code (2003)
  • International Fuel Gas Code (2003)
  • International Fire Code (2003) NFPA70
  • International Residential Code  (2003)
  • International Property Maintenance Code (2003)
  • Illinois State Plumbing Code (Current)
  • National Electric Code (2005)
  • International Energy Conservation Code (2015)

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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Related Documents6 documents

  • Building Permit Application (Fillable)
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  • Permit Requirement Brochure
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  • Current Building Permit Fees
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  • Current Zoning Map
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  • 2012 Comprehensive Land Use Plan
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  • TIF Redevelopment Plan
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Building Ordinance Documents7 documents

  • Home Occupations
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  • Storage of Recreational Vehicles
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  • Temporary Storage Unit requirements
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  • Address House Number requirements
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  • Nuisance Code
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  • Seasonal Decorations Requirements
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  • Weeds Declared a Nuisance
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Development & Zoning Documents9 documents

  • Permitted Use Table
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  • Lot, Area, and Yard Setback Table
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  • Conditional Use Application
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  • Development Escrow Agreement
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  • Development Ordinance
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  • General Zoning Process
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  • Zoning Map or Text Amendment Application
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  • Zoning Variance Application
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  • Zoning & Development Application Fees
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