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Permits are required for all fences within the City of Waukegan (replacements included).
Processing of each application may take up to 21 business days during construction season.
All applications need to be submitted online at this time
BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION must be filled out in full to be processed and include the following attachments:
Contractors need to be registered with the City of Waukegan CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION APPLICATION
DIGITAL PERMIT COPIES MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST WHILE WORK IS BEING COMPLETED
POST HOLE INSPECTIONS ARE REQUIRED - MINIMUM DEPTH OF 36"
FINAL (PANELS MUST BE FACED WITH THE FINISHED SIDE TOWARDS YOUR NEIGHBOR
FRONT YARD AND CORNER SIDE YARD FENCING RESTRICTIONS
Permit pricing is calculated based on the amount of the contract, minimum of $50.00. Plan Review and Inspection Fees of $150.00 are accessed for all fencing permits. Permit Fees will be doubled for any work started without an official permit posted.