Plumbing

Permits are required for all plumbing revisions, replacement of hot water heaters, and exterior water lines that connect to the City's b-box within the City of Waukegan.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO STARTING ANY WORK. THE DATE OF THE APPLICATION WILL BE HONORED IN CASES OF EMERGENCY IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED STATE LICENSED PLUMBING CONTRACTOR WITH THE CITY OF WAUKEGAN. 

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:

  1. Copy of the Proposal/Contract between Contractor and Property owner, signed by both parties 
  2. Letter of intent (LOI) to meet State of Illinois requirements (stamped with a corporate seal per Illinois Plumbing License Law 225 ILCS 320
  3. Proper contractor registration (see below)

Contractor Registration Requirements

Contractors need to be registered with the City of Waukegan and provide copies of your State of Illinois Plumbing 055 & 058 License

CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION APPLICATION

License Holder must pull permits (exceptions listed below)

  1. Notarized letter of authorization on file, signed by the license holder.
  2. Letter of authorization on Company Letterhead on file, with a list of employees. 
  3. ID must be provided by authorized employees.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

DIGITAL PERMIT COPIES MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST WHILE WORK IS BEING COMPLETED

INSPECTIONS ARE REQUIRED

Permit pricing is calculated based on the amount of the contract, minimum of $50.00. Permit Fees will be doubled for any work started without an official permit posted.

  1. Building Department


    Phone: 847-625-6868

Steven Wyman
Plumbing Inspector