87 Galligan Road • Gilberts, IL 60136 | 847-428-2861

Building Department

John Swedberg

Chief Building Inspector

73 Industrial Drive
Gilberts, IL 60136
Telephone # 847-428-4167
Fax # 847-551-3382

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
2003 International Mechanical Code with Amendments
2004 Illinois State Plumbing Code with Amendments
2002 National Electric Code with Amendments
2003 International Resident Code with Amendments
2003 International Fire Prevention Code with Amendments
State of Illinois Energy Efficient Commercial Building Code Act



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The Village of Gilberts
87 Galligan Road
Gilberts, IL 60136

Office Hours
Mon, Wed, Thu and Fri:
8:30 am-4:30 pm
8:30 am-7:00 pm

Police Department
86 Railroad St.
Gilberts, IL 60136
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 630-232-8400

Building/Finance/Public Works
73 Industrial Dr.
Gilberts, IL 60136

Office Hours
8:30 am-4:30 pm