Chief Building Inspector
The Building Department performs plan reviews, permitting, construction inspections and occupancy inspections of new and renovated buildings in the Village. It also enforces the adopted property maintenance codes for existing buildings and provides zoning reviews. Also acts as liaison to the Zoning Board of Appeals, and prepares updates for building and related regulations as needed.
A building permit is required for construction of a new building or additions of an existing structure that increases its size, creates structural changes or involves plumbing or electrical work.
Contact the building department if you are planning any work on or around your property to avoid any penalties and/or fines for work completed without a permit. Most building projects require a permit to ensure that the work performed adheres to the Village and International Codes.
Building Codes Currently Adopted by the Village:
2003 International Building Code with Amendments