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Building Permits

  1. Building Permit

    Application for construction and trade work on private property within the City of Waukegan limits

  2. Sign Permit Application

    Application for sign permit at a location within the City of Waukegan limits

  3. Status Update

    Submit your request for an update on your current application for permit

  1. Demolition Permit

    Application for demolition of structure on private property within the City of Waukegan limits

  2. Solar Permit

    Application for solar panel systems on private property within the City of Waukegan limits

  3. Temporary Sign Permit

    Application for temporary sign permit at a location within the City of Waukegan limits

Code Enforcement

  1. Code Enforcement Complaint Form

    The Code Division of the Building Department is responsible for private property maintenance in accordance with the City of Waukegan... More…

Contractor Forms

  1. Contractor Registration Form

    Complete this form to become a registered contractor with the City of Waukegan, IL

Financial Services

  1. Food and Beverage Tax Return Form

    Monthly/Quarterly report submitted to Business Licensing for Food and Beverage Tax.

  2. Outdoor Seating for Restaurants and Taverns

  3. Terminal Operator Registration
  1. Hotel Motel Room Use Tax Return

    Pursuant to City of Waukegan Ordinance #81-0-135

  2. Terminal Operator Push Tax Return

    Pursuant to Ordinance 20-O-28

  3. Vendor Registration Form

    This form allows for vendors to register with the City of Waukegan online.

Inspections

  1. Business License Inspection

    Request an inspection for your Business License application. All requests will require 72 hour notice prior to scheduling.

  2. REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT

    Request an appointment with the Building & Code Department. DO NOT FILE THIS FORM IF YOU ARE REQUESTING AN INSPECTION. All requests... More…

  1. Inspections

    Request an inspection for your construction project. All requests will require 72 hour notice prior to scheduling.

Licensing and Collections

  1. Business has Closed

    This form allows a license holder to report a business no longer in operation.

  2. Online Raffle Sales Application

    The fee for a one-time raffle is $25 per calendar year. The fee for a multiple date raffle is $50 per calendar year. The online... More…

  3. Rental Information Update

    This form will be used to update rental license information.

  1. Business Information Update

    This form will be used to update business license information.

  2. Property No Longer Rental

    This form allows a license holder to report a property no longer being in use for rental.

Planning & Zoning

  1. Interested Parties Registry

    For people who want to be notified and provided information about the proposed Fountain Square Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District.

Water Department

  1. Water Account - Change Address

    Address Change for Water Utility Account.

  1. Water Disconnect and Final Reading Request

    This form will process a request to disconnect water service and retrieve a final water meter reading for a final water bill. Requests... More…