How long does it take to obtain a building permit? Do permits expire?

The Village strives to get most permits issued within 10 - 14 days of receipt, however, the turnaround time for the approval depends on the scope of the work and complexity of your project. Other factors that play a role on the time it takes to issue a permit are accurate drawings, contractor requirements, and accurately completing all necessary paperwork. 

Once a permit is issued it is valid for a period of one year. Permits may be extended, by contacting the Building Division at (630) 773-5568. 

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1. What kind of projects require building permits?
2. As the homeowner, can I do the work myself and if I am doing the work myself, do I still need to get a permit?
3. What if I get caught doing work without have a building permit?
4. How do I obtain a Building Permit?
5. How long does it take to obtain a building permit? Do permits expire?
6. Who is responsible for obtaining the permit?
7. Do I need inspections? How do I set them up?
8. What if I need to make changes to my approved plans during construction?
9. What are the hours when construction work can be done?
10. Construction is now underway at my neighbor’s property. May I see the plans that were approved?
11. Can you tell me the zoning classification of a property?
12. Do I need a permit for a garage sale?
13. Is peeling paint a code violation? Is there anything you can suggest that might persuade my neighbor to paint his unsightly garage door?