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Permits are required for all fences within the City of Waukegan (replacements included). PRINTABLE FENCE CHECKLIST
Processing of each application may take up to 10 business days during construction season.
All applications need to be submitted in person on the 3rd floor at 100 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085. Office hours are 8am- 4pm Monday thru Friday.
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
PERMITS ARE REQUIRED TO BE POSTED IN FRONT WINDOW WHILE WORK IS 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.