The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Detached Garage Permit Application Checklist

Submittal Requirements:
  • Building Permit Application
  • Paper Submission
    • Plat of Survey indicating the size and location of the detached garage with dimensions from the property lines
    • Garage Plans
  • Copy of Electrical and Roof License
Permit Fees (Fee is not due until permit is ready):
  • Construction Cost X 0.75% or $0.30 per square foot of area; minimum $50.00
  • Electrical fee if applicable
Construction Requirements & Information:
  • Construction Requirements
  • Zoning Setback Requirements
  • Work must be started and completed within six (6) months of the issue date.
  • Individual subdivision covenants may have special requirements and restrictions. It is up to homeowner to receive Home Owner’s Association approval.
  • Computer generated framing plans provided by retail outlets which do not provide all required information will not be accepted.
  • All garages are required to have a hard surface driveway of concrete, asphalt or pavers.
  • After Permit is issued, as construction progresses, inspections are required. Click here to schedule inspections online. Or call us at (847) 658-2700, option 3.
  • Contact JULIE at 811 or before you dig.

International Residential Code 2018  |  International Building Code 2018  | International Fire Code 2018  |  International Mechanical Code 2018  |  International Fuel Gas Code 2018  |  National Electrical Code 2017  |  Current Illinois State Plumbing Code  |   International Energy Conservation Code 2018  |  International Existing Building Code 2018  |  International Property Maintenance Code 2018  |  Illinois Accessibility Code 2018

Please note that this checklist is not intended to be all-inclusive. Due to changes in codes, regulations, and ordinances, other requirements may apply.

For further information regarding the Village's regulations for building permits, please contact the Community Development Department at 847-658-2700, press 3 or email at or submit Online form.