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Community Development Dept
Village of Schiller Park
4501 N. 25th Avenue
Phone Number: (847) 671-8555
Fax Number: (847) 671-9783
Hours: Monday thru Friday
9am to 5pm

Building & Safety Division


The Building & Safety Division reviews building plans, issues permits, and provides inspectional services in the Village. The purpose of the division is to ensure that every residential and commercial property complies with all required building, health, and safety codes.

To learn more about the Building & Safety Division or to obtain pertinent forms and applications, please click on any of the links below:


Permits & Building Codes


Permit Application Process

This page explains the purpose and steps in obtaining a building permit. Additionally, there is further information regarding what is expected of the applicant once he/she has received a building permit and how to close out the permit after construction has been finalized. You will also find detailed project guides informing and illustrating applicants of the various codes and regulations that will affect the design and construction of each proposed project.

Scheduling Inspections for Building Permit
Once the applicant receives a building permit, he/she is required to schedule inspections throughout the construction process especially after the proposed project has been finalized. This page outlines required inspections for each project and gives instructions on how to schedule inspections.

Codes

The Village has adopted International, National, State, and Local codes in regards to building, property maintenance, and life safety. This page outlines the specific codes that dictate standards for building construction and inspectional services.

Project Guidelines
This page contains detailed project guidelines informing applicants of the various codes and regulations that will affect the design and construction of each proposed project.


Programs


In addition to processing permits and reviewing building plans, the Building & Safety Division provides valuable services to protect the health and safety of residents, visitors, and business owners. This page displays the various programs and inspectional services administered in the Village. For more information, click on any of the links below:


Multi-Family Dwelling Licenses

The Village operates a licensing and inspection program for all multi-family dwellings. Click on the link to learn about the Multi-Family Housing Licensing program.

Property Maintenance
Schiller Park has established minimum standards for all properties within the Village in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of residents, business owners, and visitors. The Property Maintenance program is available to help residents understand how to comply with these standards.

Public Health
The Building & Safety Division strives to protect the health and safety of residents, visitors, and business owners. This page contains information regarding semi-annual health inspections in restaurants and retail food service establishments, the Village Health Board, animal traps, and other services available to residents related to health and sanitation. Click on the link to learn about available health-related services in the Village.

Reduced Pressure Zone (RPZ)
The purpose of a RPZ is to ensure that the public potable water distribution system is protected from consumer backflow. Click on the link to learn more about the RPZ program in the Village.

Sewage Backflow Prevention

Does your basement floor drain backup during heavy rain? If so, you may qualify for the Village’s Sewage Backflow Prevention Program. Click on this link to learn more.


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