Municipality Location and General Contact Information

100 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Waukegan IL 60085
Building Department information for City of Waukegan, IL

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City of Waukegan, IL - Building Department Information

The following Building Department information is available for City of Waukegan, IL

Building and Related Codes and Amendments

Permit Information and Forms

The Building Department is responsible for issuing permits and assuring compliance by city residents and builders with the city’s zoning, building and health, and sanitation codes. Building permits are required for most new construction and home remodeling projects.

Please check with the Waukegan Building Department at 847-625-6868 prior to starting your project to review your specific needs.

Building Permit Application

Building Permits
Building permits are required for all but minor repairs. before starting any work, please contact the building department at 847-625-6868. the following is a partial list of projects that require permits:
  • Air conditioning installations
  • Decks
  • Driveways
  • Electrical service revisions
  • Fences
  • Fireplaces
  • Furnace installations
  • Garages
  • Garage slab
  • Home additions
  • Interior remodeling
  • New home construction
  • New siding
  • Parkway opening
  • Plumbing revisions
  • Porches
  • Re-roofing
  • Sheds/buildings over 100 square feet
  • Signs
  • Street openings
  • Swimming pools and hot tubs
  • Towers
  • Windmills
For additional information on all matters relating to building permits, call 847-625-6868

Additional Information

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