Building Permits

The Village offers single-day residential permit review service on certain permits such as air condenser units, furnaces, doors, roofs, water heaters, windows, fences, and pavement, provided that the items noted in the checklists are complete. We’ve created an all-include permit fee schedule for most residential single day permits that include the permit fee, review, inspection, and certificate of compliance. 

Residential permits such as accessory structures, sheds, decks, and minor remodels may take 3-5 business days to process provided that the items noted in the checklist are complete. 

Large residential remodels, commercial, and industrial permits take up to 10 business days to review. We utilize the services of SafeBuilt for large plan review and inspections.
Major residential projects (including new single-family homes, basement finishes, additions, remodels, and three-season rooms) and major commercial projects (including new buildings, remodels, alterations, and additions) require 4 sets of drawings.


  • Protect Property Value
  • Safety!
  • Saves Money
  • It’s the law

To ensure the public health, safety, and welfare for the Village of Willowbrook, Staff is here to provide the community with building and property maintenance code compliance and building permit plan review. Inspections are performed on all permits to ensure the project was done right! 

Building Permits

Information with regard to building permit requirements, permit fees, and zoning can also be researched through reviewing the Village Code Book, Title 4 - Municipal Services and Title 9 - Zoning. Our Division also offers hard copies of these codes.

Permit Application - General (no electric or plumbing (PDF)

Permit Application - Electrical (add to general) (PDF)

Permit Application - Plumbing (add to general) (PDF)

Permit Application - Fence (PDF)

Permit Application - Signs (PDF)

Permit Application - Special Events (PDF)

Scheduling an Inspection

If you are scheduling an inspection, please call (630) 920-2240 at least 48-hours in advance. Please contact our Division directly to verify if you do need a permit or to check the status of a permit.

Adopted Codes

The Village of Willowbrook Building & Zoning Division is proud to announce that we have adopted new Building Codes and have updated the Amendments to those codes.

  • 2018 International Residential Code 
  • 2018 International Building Code 
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code 
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2014 Illinois Plumbing Code 
  • 2017 National Electrical Code  
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code 
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code 
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code 
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 Illinois Accessibility Code
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  1. Building & Zoning Division

    Physical Address
    835 Midway Drive
    Willowbrook, IL 60527

    Fax: (630) 920-2489