Building Permit Fee Schedules

The Following Building Permit Fees (effective as of April 16, 2012)

General Permit Fees

Deposit and Escrow
Amount Due at Time of Application
One & Two Family
New Construction
$4,000 Escrow
Note: In the event that any funds remain, balance will be refunded at time of Final Certificate of Occupancy
Commercial Projects$500; projects over $175,000 require a deposit of 0.003 of total construction costs (example: $200,000 cost x .003 = $600 deposit)
Additions, Renovations and Interior Remodel to Existing One & Two Family Structures
Engineering Escrow (if required)$1,000
All other projects$65
Plan ReviewFee
Residential (including Building Code, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, etc.)
New Single Family Home
Residential Addition
Interior Remodel
Detached Garage
All Others

$530 for first review
$280 for first review
$115 for first review
$115 for first review
$65 for first review
$65 for each additional review
$110 per hour - 1 hour minimum
$100 per unit
Fire Department (fire alarm, suppression system, etc)
$75 per review; PLUS Consultant Review Fee
One and Two Family Structure Permit
New Construction$2 per square foot of living space & $0.75 per square foot of habitable basement (ancillary mechanical, electrical, and plumbing included)
Additions & Renovation to Existing Structures1.5% of construction cost; $50 Minimum (includes ancillary mechanical, electrical and plumbing)
Commercial Structure Permit (Commercial, Institutional, Multi-family, Industrial)Fee
Commercial projects - New construction, additions, build-outs, etc.1.5% of construction cost up to $1,000,000;
1% of cost for next $4,000,000; and
0.5% of cost over $5,000,000;
Demolition Permit
Accessory Structures
Other PermitsFee
Minimum Permit Fee1.5% of cost; $50 minimum
Mechanical (A/C units, furnace, Water Heaters, Fire Dampers)1.5% of the cost, $50 minimum
Electrical1.5% of the cost, $50 minimum
Plumbing Supply, Drain, Waste & Vent1.5% of the cost, $50 minimum
Swimming Pools1.5% of the cost, $100 minimum
Signs, Illuminated$125
Signs, Non-Illuminated$100
$100 1st thru 3rd floors; $20 each additional floor
PLUS Consultant Review Fee-$100
Consulting Engineer Fees (includes the hourly rate for plan review, correspondence, meetings, site visits, inspections, etc.)$114.85 per hour
Residential Permeable Paver Review
Inspection ServicesFee
Semi-annual elevator inspections
$50 per inspection
Other AdministrativeFee
Certificate of Occupancy$50
Work without a permitDouble Permit Fee
Permit renewal
1.5% of cost of remaining work
Code of Conduct Sign

Water Connection Fees

Water Meter Cost

SizeType (Sensus)Meter Cost 
Smart PointMeter CopperhornFittingsInspection/ Installation FeeTotal Meter
5/8 inchesiPerl117.00125.00111.0035.00100.00488.00
3/4 inchesiPerl134.00125.00111.0035.00100.00505.00
1 inchiperl172.00125.00111.00N/A100.00508.00
1 1/2 inchesC2 Omni975.00125.00N/A60.00100.001,260.00
2 inchesC2 Omni1,200.00125.00N/A72.00100.001,497.00
3 inchesC2 Omni1,520.00125.00N/A184.00100.001,929.00
4 inchesC2 Omni2,640.00125.00N/A205.00100.003,070.00
6 inchesC2 Omnis4,560.00125.00N/A345.00100.005,130.00

Water meter installation to be performed by Public Works for 5/8 inches, 3/4 inches and 1 inch
Water meter installation to be performed by Contractor for 1 1/2 inches and larger

Water Tapping Fees

SizeMaterials Provided by Public WorksTotal Tapping Fee
1 inchCorporation, B-Box, Roundway800.00
1 1/2 inchesCorporation, Saddle, B-Box, Roundway800.00
2 inchesCorporation, Saddle, B-Box, Roundway800.00
3 inchesPressure Tap, Materials provided by a contractor800.00
4 inchesPressure Tap, Materials provided by a contractor800.00
6 inchesPressure Tap, Materials provided by a contractor800.00

Water taps to be performed by the contractor and inspected by Public Works

Sewer Connection Fee $800.00

Contractor Registration

See Contractor’s Annual Registration and Bond Requirements

Zoning ApplicationsFee
Administrative Adjustments$250
Consolidation/Resubdivision$500 Escrow
Design Review Permit$200 Filing Fee, non-refundable
Planned Development$3,500 Escrow
Special Use Permit$2,500 Escrow
Vacation of Public Right-of-Way$200 non-refundable deposit
Variations$1,500 Escrow
Variations for Garage Height$1,500 Escrow
Zoning Amendments$1,500 Escrow
Zoning Appeals$1,500 Escrow

PLEASE NOTE: All building permit applications require your 14 digit property index number (PIN) which can be found on your Cook County tax bill.

For More Information

If you have any questions regarding the operations of the Village, or concerns which you would like to share, please contact Community Development at (708) 579-2320.