Building Permits

Below is a list of some projects that require a permit. Most of these projects require a copy of your property plat of survey. The proposed project or improvement should be indicated by drawing to scale on a copy of the plat of survey. A certificate of liability insurance is required for any contractor working on your property. Residents with Homeowner Associations are required to obtain a project approval letter from the Homeowner Association in order for the Village to issue a permit.  

 Permits are required for: 
 Addition to Structure  Patio
 Alteration of Structural Systems  Pergola
 Basement Remodels   Plumbing
 Central Air Conditioning    Roofing
 Concrete Work  Shed
 Decks   Sidewalk
 Demolition     Siding
 Driveways   Signs
 Electrical Work    Spa/ Hot Tub
 Fence   Swimming Pool
 Fireplace  Trash Enclosures, Commercial
 Furnace  Tree Planting, Parkway
 Garage  Tree Removal
 Gazebo  Water Heater Replacement
 Lawn Irrigation System  Windows

Permits are not required for:   
Cabinets and Counter Tops  Low Voltage/Wi-Fi Security Systems
 Flooring  Retaining Walls, under 4' high
 Painting  Swimming pools 23"deep or less


Emergency Repairs:

Property owners are required to apply for building permits upon the first business day after the emergency repair is made. The Round Lake Community Development staff is available to assist you with your project in any way that they can. If you have any questions regarding projects and building permits, please contact Community Development at 847-546-0963.  

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