Building Permits

Permit Applications Available Online

Visit the Village's Citizen Self Service portal and click on the Permits and Inspections Tab in the left menu bar to apply for the following permits online: driveway replacement, fence, HVAC replacement, patio, roof, shed, and water heater replacement.

Permit Application Requirements

When applying for a permit, you will need the following:
  • Copy of a current plat of survey (usually contained in your closing documents) with the improvements drawn to the scale on the plat
  • Three sets of plans for construction
Apply Online | Building Permit Application (PDF)

An architect's seal is required for construction over $10,000 in value. Contractors completing these improvements must be licensed in the Village of Roselle and must provide all necessary certificates of insurance, surety bonds, and state or local licenses before permits will be issued. For more information on contractor requirements, fees and forms, visit the Contractor Information page. You can also find recommendations for how to choose a contractor.

Permit Packets  - PDFs

A building permit is required for many home-improvement projects. Project information and a copy of the building permit is included in the PDF documents for the following projects:

Building Permit Fees

The following fees have been established for building permits:

Inspection Type Fee
Water Heaters
Water Softeners *$50.00
Air Conditioning
Kitchen or Bath Remodeling
Residential Garages
Driveways and Parking Areas

  Single-family and Attached Single-family
  Business and Industrial
  Burglar & Fire Alarms (commercial)

  Three Unit Attached
  Four Unit Attached
  Five Unit or More Attached

* Homeowners may elect to have several projects simultaneously inspected, with only one fee ($50) applied. This only applies to inspections that are completed during the same visit.

** Additional inspections cost $60.00 each.
For additional information, including a complete listing of projects requiring a permit, please contact the Building Services Division at (630) 980-2000.