Municipality Location and General Contact Information

14700 Ravinia Ave
Orland Park IL 60462
Building Department information for Village of Orland Park, IL

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Village of Orland Park, IL - Building Department Information

The following Building Department information is available for Village of Orland Park, IL

Building and Related Codes and Amendments

Current Code Information

All contractors working in the Village of Orland Park are required to be licensed and bonded with the village. View a list of currently licensed contractors. Building and Construction equipment use is restricted between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 7 a.m., seven (7) days a week. (Village Code Title 6, Chapter 4, Sec.

Fire Protection

The Building Division of the Development Services Department is responsible for reviewing and issuing all Fire Protection permits for properties within its jurisdiction.

Erosion Control

For questions, please contact Development Services at 708-403-5300.

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Permit Information and Forms


The Village of Orland Park requires a building permit for all new structures. In addition, the Village also requires permits for commercial or residential alterations and renovations, such as: building additions, decks, driveways, walkways, patios, electrical alterations or improvements, fire protection equipment (alarms or sprinklers), garages, plumbing, pools, porch/patio enclosures, windows and fences. However, such items as replacing interior doors, and fixtures, (to existing size only, no structural change), may not require a permit, but may need to meet certain standards established by the Village of Orland Park.

Permit Applications & Requirements

Permit Data
Permits Issued, January 2015
Permits Issued, February 2015
Permits Issued, March 2015
Permits Issued, April 2015
Permits Issued, May 2015
Permits Issued, June 2015
Permits Issued, July 2015
Permits Issued, August 2015
Permits Issued, September 2015
Permits Issued, October 2015
Permits Issued, November 2015
Permits Issued, December 2015
Permits Issued, January 2016

A-Z List of Permit Applications

Browse the following list of permit applications for detailed information about the permit(s) you wish to apply for:

Fire Protection Permits


The Building Division of the Development Services Department is responsible for the plan review process for all fire protection permits for properties within the village's jurisdiction serviced by the Orland Park Fire Protection District, the Mokena Fire Protection District, and the Palos Fire Protection District. Four sets of plans are required for plan review

The Building Division works closely with each fire protection district. Inspections will be performed by the responsible fire protection district. A minimum of 48 business hours notice is required for all fire inspections.

Fire Protection Permit Application

Fire Protection Informational Documents

Licensing Information

Contractors Licenses

License Requirements
All contractors working in the Village of Orland Park are required to be licensed and bonded with the village. Complete the contractor license application and submit with the license requirements listed below:

List of Licensed Contractors

License Type
Surety Bond
General Contractor $300 $20,000
Alarm Systems Contractor Copy of State Private Alarm License (127) N/A N/A
Electrical Contractor Copy of Electrical Registration (See Below) $75 $20,000
Elevator Contractor Copy of State Elevator License $75 $20,000
Fire Alarm Contractor Copy of State Private Alarm License (127) N/A N/A
Irrigation Contractor Copy of State Irrigation License (060) N/A N/A
Plumbing Contractor Copy of State Plumbing License (055) N/A N/A
Roofing Contractor Copy of State Roofing License $75 $20,000
Other Sub Contractors $75 $20,000

Please Note: All bonds need to be made out to Village of Orland Park. All bonds must state what type of contractor they are being issued for i.e.: general, electrical, carpentry, etc. All contractor licenses expire on December 31 of the year they are issued.

Electrical Registrations
Electrical Registrations are accepted from the following communities:

  • Buffalo Grove
  • Chicago
  • Deerfield
  • Downers Grove
  • Elgin
  • Kankakee
  • Lansing
  • Libertyville
  • Naperville
  • Orland Park
  • Ottawa
  • Schaumburg
  • Waukegan
  • Wilmette
  • Wood Dale
  • Woodstock
  • Zion

Business Licenses

When to Obtain a License

Business licenses for businesses with a commercial location in the Village of Orland Park must be obtained from the Development Services Department when:

  • Starting a new business
  • Relocating a business
  • Expanding a business
  • Changing ownership of a business

Application and Permits

In addition to the business license application, occupancy, and zoning permits are also required under most circumstances.

When deciding on a location for your new business, call the Development Services Department at 708-403-5300 to make sure the area you are looking at is zoned properly for the type of business you plan to open.

Currently Licensed Businesses

Home Businesses

The Village of Orland Park does not license businesses operated out of a home. Regulations pertaining to home businesses can be found in Article 6, Part Three, Section 6-303 of the Land Development Code. For more information on opening up a home business, check the State of Illinois Business Portal.

Occupancy Permits

For detailed information on applying for occupancy permits for your new business along with a business license please refer to the various commercial applications on the building permits page.

Additional Information

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