The Village is dedicated to ensuring the public safety, health and welfare of the community by serving and assisting the public with various development-related projects through outstanding review, permitting, and inspection services.
The person performing the work, whether it is a homeowner or contractor, is responsible for obtaining all necessary permits. Once the permit is issued, you can begin work. The permit must be on site with your submitted paper work and available to the inspector and if your permit has accompanying approved plans, they must be available as well.
The Village Code requires individuals and companies to display a valid license for a variety of activities and privileges. Please visit our License section for information on the various licenses available.
Residents should be aware that there are roof/siding companies soliciting repairs or replacement of storm damaged roofing and siding. Residents are urged to verify that all contractors have a:
If you have any questions or need assistance in preparing applications or meeting procedural requirements, please contact the Permitting Division of the Community Development Department at 847.923.4420. If you have questions about obtaining a Solicitors License, contact the Finance Department at 847.923.4546 or 847.923.4547.
For a list of applicable codes that regulate construction within the Village of Schaumburg please see our Building Codes section.