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The Building Division ensures that all new construction and private improvements are in compliance with the buildings codes utilized by the Village of Romeoville. It also coordinates building permits and on-site inspections of all remodeling, new residential, commercial, and industrial construction within the community.

Building permits and inspections are required for most home improvements or additions.

Office Hours
The offices are open Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Construction Hours
Construction can only occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Construction Guidelines for Building Permit Application

Click on the following links to open a PDF file of the information. Contact buildinginspections@romeoville.org for contruction forms.
Village Codes
The Village of Romeoville has adopted the following codes:

  • 2012 International Energy Code (per State of Illinois)
  • 2011 National Electric Code
  • 2009 International Building Code
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code
  • 2009 International Residential Code
  • 2009 International Fire Code
  • 2009 International Conservation Code
  • 2009 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Wildland-Urban Interface Code
  • 2004 State of Illinois Plumbing Code
The Village of Romeoville has amendments to the above codes. Click here to review amended codes.

Inspections

lease call 815-886-7200 or email buildinginspections@romeoville.org (72) seventy-two hours in advance to schedule an inspection. For scheduling proposes all requests will not be accepted after 1:00 P.M. The following information is required when scheduling: :

  1. Project Permit Number
  2. Subdivision Name
  3. Address
  4. Type of Inspection being requested
  5. Contact name
  6. Contact telephone number
Please be advised, inspections are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. All inspections are based on the availability of the Inspectors. The Building Department will make all efforts to honor inspection requests.


Contractors License Required
Contractors, Subcontractors, and Plumbing Contractors must be licensed with the Village. This is for the protection of the resident. Lists of licensed contractors are available at 1050 West Romeo Road in the Village Hall Annex building (just west of Village Hall).

"CALL JULIE BEFORE YOU DIG”!!
Digging responsibly is the only way to dig. The alternative could mean disaster in the form of personal injury, damage to underground lines, property or the environment. 1-800-892-0123

Easement Encroachment

No accessory structure or use except fences shall be constructed, occupied or established on any public utility, drainage, or pipeline easement, except with the written permission of all utility companies and the Village having rights to use the easement. Before building permits can be issued, letters must be received from the easement holders.


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