Building permits are required for most home improvement/remodeling projects. Building permits help to ensure that a project is constructed properly and to code.
For information regarding new residential or commercial construction, you are encouraged to call the Community Development Department at (847) 639-1100 to discuss your plans and the Village's permit process. Development / Impact fees for new construction can be reviewed here.
Permit applications are available online by clicking on the link below or at:
655 Village Hall Drive
Cary IL 60013
Building Permit Application
Please complete the permit application and submit it with supporting information. Most projects will require, at a minimum, the following:
- A copy of the plat of survey for your property, with the work area marked and dimensions and measurements noted
- A general description list of the scope of work to be done
- All contractor and sub contractor contact information
- Plans and/or drawings of the work to be done
Specifics on required submittal documents can be found in the Project Guidelines & Information Sheets below.
Standard residential home improvement permit applications are usually processed within ten business days. The following standard residential permits can be issued over-the-counter:
- Water heaters
- Sewer repairs
- Windows and Doors
- Furnace and Air Conditioning replacement
Please Note: If you don't see your project listed below, please call the Community Development department at (847) 639-1100 for information on permit requirements.
Project Guidelines & Information Sheets