Building Department

Work Requiring a Permit

A permit is necessary for any new construction, demolition, structural work, interior or exterior remodeling, an addition to their home, a new deck, patio, garage, dormer, fence, driveway, roof, or swimming pool. In addition, any electrical, plumbing, heating, or air conditioning work requires a permit.

Building Permit Applications

Building permit applications are available at the Village Hall any day Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. You can also print a building permit from the selection below.


The minimum residential building permit cost is $25. Additional fees are based on the amount of work being done and the estimated cost of construction.


Inspections are required for most permits issued and must be requested 24 to 48 hours in advance. Inspections called in after 3 p.m. will be dated for the following day.


Mortgage Industry Professionals, you should immediately begin registering your properties with PROCHAMPS.  The registration requirements include both occupied and vacant properties with foreclosure.  For more information, please click here.

Contractor Registration

Registration Fee:
     General contractors - $100.00
     All other contractors - $75.00
Contractors must also submit:
     $10,000 bond
     Certificate of insurance with liability and workers compensation
Additional submissions:
     Plumber - Copy of state plumbing contractor license
     Electrician - Copy of electrical contractor license
     Roofing - Copy of roofing license

Application Forms