Building Permits

Building permits are required for most home improvement/remodeling projects. Building permits help to ensure that a project is constructed properly and to code.

For information regarding new residential or commercial construction, you are encouraged to call the Community Development Department at (847) 639-1100 to discuss your plans and the Village's permit process. Development / Impact fees for new construction can be reviewed here

Permit Application

Permit applications are available online by clicking on the link below or at:
Village Hall
655 Village Hall Drive
Cary IL 60013
Building Permit Application

Required Information

Please complete the permit application and submit it with supporting information. Most projects will require, at a minimum, the following:

  • A copy of the plat of survey for your property, with the work area marked and dimensions and measurements noted
  • A general description list of the scope of work to be done
  • All contractor and sub contractor contact information
  • Plans and/or drawings of the work to be done 

Specifics on required submittal documents can be found in the Project Guidelines & Information Sheets below.

Standard residential home improvement permit applications are usually processed within ten business days. The following standard residential permits can be issued over-the-counter:

  • Roof 
  • Siding
  • Water heaters
  • Sewer repairs
  • Windows and Doors
  • Furnace and Air Conditioning replacement
    Please Note:  If you don't see your project listed below, please call the Community Development department at (847) 639-1100 for information on permit requirements.

    Project Guidelines & Information Sheets