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Building Code Updates

Earlier this year, the Village Board approved building code updates. These changes can be found below and include adoption of the 2018 ICC Codes as well as local amendments. 

Anyone seeking to submit a permit application for new single-family homes, townhomes, non-residential, additions, remodels, renovations or related work should be aware that plans must be submitted prior to Monday, January 16, 2023, in order to be considered under the existing building code regulations (e.g. 2009). Applications submitted on or after Monday, January 16, 2023, must comply with the new regulations. This applies to both residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and other types of projects.

The Community Development Department administers codes and enforces ordinances associated with development and building safety, including, but not limited to the:

Additional information on each of these codes and ordinances can be found in this section, along with information on the Appearance Review Guidelines and the Village's Comprehensive Plan. For more information, please contact the Community Development Department at 630-547-5250.

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