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Building Department
ILLINOIS ATTORNEY GENERAL WARNS HOMEOWNERS TO BE ON ALERT FOR STORM RELATED HOME REPAIR SCAMS 

The Building Department is responsible for issuing permits and assuring compliance by city residents and builders with the city’s zoning, building and health, and sanitation codes. Building permits are required for most new construction and home remodeling projects. Please check with the Waukegan Building Department at 847-625-6868 prior to starting your project to review your specific needs.


Building Permits
Building permits are required for all but minor repairs. before starting any work, please contact the building department at 847-625-6868. the following is a partial list of projects that require permits:
  • Air conditioning installations
  • Decks
  • Driveways
  • Electrical service revisions
  • Fences
  • Fireplaces
  • Furnace installations
  • Garages
  • Garage slab
  • Home additions
  • Interior remodeling
  • New home construction
  • New siding
  • Parkway opening
  • Plumbing revisions
  • Porches
  • Re-roofing
  • Sheds/buildings over 100 square feet
  • Signs
  • Street openings
  • Swimming pools and hot tubs
  • Towers
  • Windmills


For additional information on all matters relating to building permits, call 847-625-6868

Contact Us
Building Department
100 N MLK Jr. Ave, 3rd Floor
Waukegan, IL 60085
Ph: 847-625-6868
Additional Staff Directory

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM