After a Building Permit is issued, the project is inspected at various stages of construction including:
Footings and Setbacks
Damp Proofing Foundation
Building Final Certificate of Occupancy (C/O) Inspection
Scheduling Building Inspections
Building inspections can be scheduled through the Online Inspection Request Form. Inspection requests require a 24-hour notice with the exception of a footing/pre-pour inspection. Footing/pre-pour inspection requests require a 4-hour notice.
We are unable to accommodate specific inspection appointment times. However, we have two (2) appointment windows, AM(8-12) and PM (12-4), available Monday through Friday. Appointments can't be scheduled during weekends. Inspection requests for AM appointments must be made by 12PM the previous day and no later then 3PM for a PM inspection the following day. Cancelations must still be conducted by phone at 847-377-2600.
All information must be provided in order for your inspection to be scheduled. This includes:
Your name and phone number
Your permit number
The type of inspection that you are requesting
The inspection date requested
To schedule inspections by phone, please contact the Planning, Building and Development office at 847-377-2600 at least 24 hours in advance. For footing and/or setback inspection, please call four (4) hours in advance.This inspection voice mail box is checked regularly throughout the day.
Please Note: Depending on the project, other agencies such as local fire departments, water utilities or the Health Department may require their own inspection. Please contact them to schedule those inspections.