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Work authorized by a permit must begin within six months of the date of the permit and be completed within one year of permit approval. Work extending beyond these time frames requires the issuance of a new permit. For more information about construction and building permits, please contact the community development department.
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To find a list of the permitted uses for any zoning district, visit the Allowable Uses table in the Municipal Code where P stands for a Permitted Use and S stands for a Special Use.
See Section 110.5.8 for permitted uses in the B1 (Convenience Shopping) zoning district and Section 110.5.9 for permitted uses in the B2 (Local Business) zoning district.
Note that uses designated as a Special Use require additional staff review and board approval to allow. Please see the Special Use Development Application if your proposed use is designated as a Special Use (S) in the zoning district you reside.
Fill out a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request at the Clerk's counter at the Village Hall. If a Plat of Survey is not on file or your existing Plat of Survey is out of date, you can hire a Professional Land Surveyor to assess your property and generate a new Plat of Survey.
The bond provides an incentive to complete the work in the manner it was approved and to have the work inspected as required. A $35 fee will be deducted from the bond for each failed inspection. Please contact the Community Development department for further information.
The Community and Economic department will begin processing the refund as soon as the final inspection is approved. Generally, it takes three to five weeks for the refund to reach you. You may contact the Department for more information.
JULIE stands for "Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators." Upon receiving your call, JULIE will visit your property and mark the location of non-Village underground utilities. You may call JULIE toll free at 800-892-0123.
The Village Engineering Department and Public Works Department will locate underground Village utilities including sewer and water mains and electrical cables for street lights. For further details, you may contact these departments at: contact Engineering Department or contact Public Work Department
Yes. Anyone, other than the property owner, who is doing work on a project requiring a building permit, even without compensation, must be registered and bonded as a contractor. Please contact the Community Development department for more information.
A "stop work" order is issued for jobs that are not being completed in accordance with the approved plans or for jobs that were started without a permit. Please contact the Community Development department for further information.
Be sure to obtain permission from the Community Development department prior to making any changes to the approved permit plans. For more information, please contact the Department.
The permit placard should be displayed in a window of your home so it is visible from the street. Please contact the Community Development department for more information.
You can find the list of inspections in the handouts and on the permit. You may contact the Inspectional Services for further information.
The plan review fee covers the cost of reviewing the plan for compliance with village codes. The permit fee covers the cost of inspecting the improvement. Please contact the Inspectional Services for more information.
DuPage County Services offers a Single Family Rehabilitation Program, funded by the CDBG program (through the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development). CDBG funds are available to residents of DuPage County who meet certain income threshold levels. For more information, visit http://www.dupageco.org/clientservices/.