Forms

Building (Integrated Project Applications)


Permit Type
Description
Debris Recycling Plan (PDF) Use this form to outline your plan for recycling construction or demolition debris created by your building project.
Debris Recycling Report (PDF) Use this form to document compliance with the County Construction and Demolition debris recycling regulations.
Fences Within Utility Easements Affidavit (PDF)  Affidavit used to confirm that the applicant has contacted J.U.L.I.E and the appropriate utility companies prior to the construction of a fence in a utility easement.
Permit Application (PDF) Use this form when applying for a permit.
Registration Form Beekeeping (PDF) Use this form, in lieu of a permit, to register to keep bees on residential properties in unincorporated Lake County.
Registration Form Chickens (PDF) Use this form, in lieu of a permit, to register to keep chickens on residential properties in unincorporated Lake County.
Registration Form Fence (PDF) Use this form, in lieu of a permit, to register the construction of a new fence in unincorporated Lake County.
Registration Form Hoophouse (PDF) Use this form, in lieu of a permit, to register the construction of a hoop house in unincorporated Lake County.
Registration Form Re-Roofing (PDF) Use this form, in lieu of a permit, to register a re-roofing project in unincorporated Lake County.
Registration Form Residing (PDF) Use this form, in lieu of a permit, to register a residing project in unincorporated Lake County.
Registration Form Sheds (PDF) Use this form, in lieu of a permit, to register the construction of a new shed of 100 square feet of less in unincorporated Lake County.
Development Review
 Permit Description
Development Review Application (PDF) Application to be used for subdivision and site plan related projects.
Final Plat Checklist (PDF) Checklist for final plat applications.
Pre-Application Conference Checklist (PDF) A checklist for Pre-application Conferences for subdivision applications.
Preliminary Plat Engineering Checklist (PDF) Checklist for Preliminary Plat and Preliminary Engineering applications.
Site Capacity Calculations Residential (Excel) Calculations to determine the maximum permitted density for a development.
Site Plan Checklist (PDF) Checklist for applications involving site plan review
General Forms
 Permit Description
FOIA Request Form (PDF)
This form can be used to for a Freedom of Information Act (F.O.I.A.). You may also contact the Department directly to make your F.O.I.A. request. This form will help us process your request but is not required to make a request.

Temporary Use Permit
Permit
Description
Animal Show (PDF) Application to conduct temporary events consisting of animal shows, animal exhibitions, and animal contests including dog shows, horse shows, etc.
Application Temporary Use (PDF) Please use this application when applying for a temporary use permit
Batch Plant for Road Construction (PDF) Application to establish a temporary batch plant for road construction.
Carnival or Circus (PDF) Application to conduct a temporary carnival or circus.
Christmas Tree Sale (PDF) Application to conduct temporary sale of Christmas Trees.
Contractors Model Home (PDF) Application to establish a temporary contractor’s model home during a residential subdivision construction project.
Contractors Office (PDF) Application to establish a contractor’s office and construction equipment sheds during a construction project.
Events of Public Interest (PDF) Application for a special public event such as picnics, races for motorized vehicles, water craft or air craft races, fishing derbies, dinner dances, fund raisers, survival games, haunted houses, outdoor concerts, auctions, tent meetings, etc.
Fireworks Display (PDF) Application to conduct a public fireworks display.
Garage Sale (PDF) Application to conduct a temporary garage sale.
Real Estate Sales Office (PDF) Application to establish a temporary real estate sales office for an approved development project.
Temporary Food Sales (PDF) Form used to apply for Temporary Use Permit for Food Sales
Temporary Produce Sales (PDF) Application for used to apply for a Temporary Use Permit for farm produce sales.
Temporary Shelter (PDF) Application to establish a temporary shelter during the rehabilitation or reconstruction of a residence that has been rendered unfit for human habitation due to fire or natural disaster.
Temporary Structure for Classrooms (PDF) Application to establish a temporary structure(s) for classrooms.
Temporary Structure for Farm Housing (PDF) Application to establish temporary structure(s) for farm housing incidental to an agriculturally exempt use.
Temporary Structures During Construction (PDF) Application to establish a temporary structure during the construction of an approved nonresidential principal structure.
Temporary Structures for Scientific Research and Testing (PDF) Please use this application when applying for a temporary use permit for structures used for scientific research and testing.
Subdivision Approvals
 Permit Description
Lot Split Review Application and Checklist (PDF) Application and checklist to subdivide a parcel into no more than two lots.
Major Subdivision Review Process Application and Checklists (PDF) Application and checklist for subdivision that results in creation of more than 5 lots.
Minor Subdivision Review Process Application and Checklists (PDF) Application and checklist for subdivision that results in creation of 5 or fewer lots.
Planned Unit Development (PUD) Minor Modification Application (PDF) Planned Unit Development (PUD) Minor Modification Application
Street Plat Vacation Application (PDF) Application and submittal requirements for vacating plats and rights-of-ways.
Zoning Approvals
Permits Description
Administrative Appeal Application (PDF) Instructions and forms for applying for an administrative appeal (appeals of staff decisions relating to the Unified Development Ordinance) to the Zoning Board of Appeals
Administrative Conditional Use Permit Application (PDF) Application to make an administrative determination whether a specific use qualifies retro-actively for a Conditional Use Permit.
Administrative Variation Application (PDF) Instructions and forms for applying for a zoning variation to deviate by 10% or less from applicable standards.
Adult Entertainment Application (PDF) Application for the establishment of an adult entertainment facility.
Agricultural Exemption Application (PDF) Application to determine whether a proposed agricultural use is exempt from UDO zoning regulations and Lake County Building Codes pursuant to Illinois State Statute.
Conditional Use Permit Delegated (PDF) Instructions and forms for applying for a delegated conditional use permit (the Zoning Board of Appeals has the final decision making authority).
Conditional Use Permit Non-delegated (PDF) Instructions and forms for applying for a non-delegated conditional use permit (the County Board makes the final decision).
CUP Amendment - Accessory Uses Application (PDF) This document has been created by the Lake County Department of Planning, Building and Development as a tool to guide the applicant(s) through the application process for Conditional Use Permit (CUP) amendments involving accessory uses and/or structures.
Customary Home Occupation Application (PDF) Application to establish a home-based business.
Similar Use Interpretation Application (PDF) Application to request an interpretation of unclear or ambiguous regulations of the Unified Development Ordinance.
Legal Nonconforming Determination Application (PDF) This application relates to the determination whether a specific use, structure or parcel is properly considered legally nonconforming.
Lot Consolidation Covenant Instrument (PDF) Form used to combine a series of nonconforming parcels through a covenant
Rezoning Information (PDF) The information contained in this package is to help you become familiar with the various requirements that must be met before your rezoning application can be accepted.
Site Capacity and Site Plan Review (PDF) Checklist and application to determine that all UDO requirements including density, impervious surface ratio, floor area ratio, landscaping, parking, lighting, signage, etc. are met for non-residential development.
Telecommunications Facility (PDF)
UDO Zoning Letter Application (PDF) This document is a tool to guide the applicant(s) through the written application process for a written Zoning Determination (example: zoning classification, setback analysis, permitted uses, etc.).
Zoning Text Amendment Application (PDF) Instructions and forms to apply for an amendment to the text of the Unified Development Ordinance.
Zoning Variation Information (PDF) This packet contains information for minor and major variations.