Lake County Building Permits (Illinois)

Search for Lake County, IL building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Lake County, IL create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Lake County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Lake County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Lake County building permit. Lake County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Lake County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Antioch Village Building Department Antioch IL 874 Main Street 60002 847-395-1007

Grayslake Building Department Grayslake IL 106 Hawley Street 60030 847-223-2323

Green Oaks Building Department Libertyville IL 14052 W Petronella Dr 60048 847-362-0190

Highland Building Department Highland Park IL 1150 Half Day Road 60035 847-432-0808

Lake County Permits and Planning Department Libertyville IL 500 West Winchester Road 60048 847-377-2600

Lake County Planning Department Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2140

Lake County Zoning Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-360-6330

Lake Zurich Village Building Department Lake Zurich IL 70 East Main Street 60047 847-540-1698

Libertyville Zoning Libertyville IL 200 East Cook Avenue 60048 847-918-2028

Mundelein Building Department Mundelein IL 300 Plaza Circle 60060 847-949-3200

Vernon Hills Building Department Vernon Hills IL 290 Evergreen Dr 60061 847-367-3704

Wauconda Village Zoning Wauconda IL 109 Bangs Street 60084 847-526-9609

Waukegan Building Department Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-625-6868

Waukegan Planning and Zoning Department Waukegan IL 1700 N McAree Rd 60085 847-625-6880

Zion City Building Department Zion IL 2828 Sheridan Road 60099 847-746-4014


Town and City Halls in Lake County, IL provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Lake County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Lake County, Illinois. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Lake County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Highland Park City Hall Highland Park IL 1707 Saint Johns Avenue 60035 847-432-0800

Highwood City Hall Highwood IL 17 Highwood Avenue 60040 847-432-1924

Lake Forest City Hall Lake Forest IL 110 East Laurel Avenue 60045 847-234-2600

Lake Zurich Town Hall Lake Zurich IL 70 East Main Street 60047 847-540-1683

North Chicago City Hall North Chicago IL 1850 Lewis Avenue 60064 847-596-8780

Waukegan City Hall Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-599-2500

Zion City Hall Zion IL 2828 Sheridan Road 60099 847-746-4000


Building Inspectors in Lake County, IL ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Lake County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Lake County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Lake County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Lake County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Lake County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Lindenhurst Building Inspector Lindenhurst IL 2301 Sand Lake Road 60046 847-356-8252

Zion City Building Inspector Zion IL 2828 Sheridan Road 60099 847-746-4018


Code Enforcement Offices in Lake County, IL are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Lake County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Lake County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Lake County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Lake County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Waukegan Code Enforcement Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-625-6860