McHenry County Building Permits (Illinois)


Building Departments in McHenry 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 McHenry 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 McHenry 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 McHenry County building permit. McHenry 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 McHenry County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Lakewood Village Building Department Lakewood IL 2500 Lake Avenue 60014 815-459-3025

Marengo City Building Department Marengo IL 835 West Grant Highway 60152 815-568-2669

McHenry Zoning McHenry IL 333 South Green Street 60050 815-363-2170

Oakwood Hills Building Department Cary IL 3020 North Park Drive 60013 815-444-9437

Prairie Grove Building Department Crystal Lake IL 3125 Barreville Road 60012 815-455-3846

Woodstock Zoning Woodstock IL 121 West Calhoun Street 60098 815-338-4305


Town and City Halls in McHenry County, IL provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These McHenry 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 McHenry County, Illinois. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid McHenry 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.

Crystal Lake City Hall Crystal Lake IL 100 West Woodstock Street 60014 815-459-2020

Harvard City Hall Harvard IL 201 West Front Street 60033 815-943-6468

Marengo City Hall Marengo IL 132 East Prairie Street 60152 815-568-7112

McHenry City Hall McHenry IL 333 South Green Street 60050 815-363-2100

Seneca Township Town Hall Woodstock IL 16506 Garden Valley Road 60098 815-923-2288

Woodstock City Hall Woodstock IL 121 West Calhoun Street 60098 815-338-4300