Building Department

Do I Need a Permit?


Building permits are required for most projects.  If you are not sure if your project needs a permit please contact Elwood Village Hall at 815-423-5011. Examples of Projects are Above Ground and In Ground Swimming Pools, Decks, Fences, Siding, Roofs, Sheds

CURRENT BUILDING CODES: 

International Building Code 2018 Edition
International Residential Code 2018 Edition
International Mechanical Code 2018 Edition
International Fuel Gas Code 2018 Edition
National Electric Code 2017 Edition
Illinois Plumbing Code 2014 Edition
International Property Maintenance Code 2018 Edition
International Fire Code 2018 Edition
Illinois Accessibility Code 1997 Edition
NFPA 101 Life Safety Code 2015 Edition
International Urban-Wildland Interface Code 2018 Edition
International Existing Code 2018 Edition
International Energy Conservation Code 2015 Edition
International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018 Edition