Community Development Permit Desk 109 Bangs Street, Wauconda, IL 60084
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
cd@wauconda-il.gov Phone: 847-526-9609
Fax: 847-526-8967

Permit Requirements

DocumentNew Construction and Alteration PermitsBy 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.

Permit Fees (Note: Credit and debit cards are not accepted for payment)

Current Building Permit Fees (PDF)

The following projects do not require a permit:

  • Door or Window same size replacement
  • Furnace replacement
  • Gutters & Downspouts
  • Water Heater replacement

Non-Construction PermitsA permit or inspection is also required for:

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Permits24 documents

  • Accessory Structure: Sheds & Detached Garages
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  • Basements
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  • Beach Sand
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  • Bonfires
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  • Brick Patios
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  • Chickens - Backyard Hens
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  • Concrete Patio, Slab, Sidewalk
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  • Decks
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  • Demolitions
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  • Driveways, Parking Lots
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  • Dumpster Enclosures
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  • Ecological Burns
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  • Electrical Alterations
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  • Emergency Back Up Generator 2018
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  • Fences
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  • Fire Pits
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  • Gazebos and Pergolas
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  • Open Fires
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  • Piers Docks
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  • Plumbing Alterations
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  • Roofing
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  • Seawalls & Shoreline Protection
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  • Siding, Soffit and Fascia
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  • Swimming Pools Hot Tubs
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Permit Applications6 documents

  • Building Permit Application
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  • Public Works Permit
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  • Meter Reader Removal for Siding Installation
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  • Demolition Permit
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  • Watershed Development Permit Application
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  • Army Corp Joint Application
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