The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Driveway Permit Application Checklist

Submittal Requirements:
Permit Fees (Fee is not due until permit is ready):
  • $45.00
Construction Requirements & Information:
  • Work must be started and completed within six (6) months of the issue date.
  • Driveway New or Extension, Apron (Driveway Approach), Driveway Ribbons require permit.
  • Driveway Ribbons are considered part of driveway.
  • Concrete driveways are required to have 4 inches of compacted base (stone) and 4 inches of concrete.
  • 6-inch by 6- inch #10 welded wire fabric shall be placed in the top ⅓ of concrete driveways.
  • Asphalt driveways are required to have 6 inches of compacted base (stone) and 2 inches of asphalt.
  • Apron Widths - Residential: The width of the apron shall be no more than what is listed below:
    • 1-car garage: 10 feet wide measured at sidewalk or property line and 16 feet wide measured at curb or edge of street pavement.
    • 2-car garage: 20 feet wide measured at sidewalk or property line and 26 feet wide measured at curb or edge of street pavement.
    • 3-car garage: 29 feet wide measured at sidewalk or property line and 35 feet wide measured at curb or edge of street pavement.
  • Aprons shall be 6 inches of concrete and be reinforced with 6-inch by 6-inch #10 welded wire fabric and (2)-#4 reinforcing bars 24 inches long across the corners. See detail on the 2ND
  • After Permit is issued, as construction progresses, inspections are required.
  • Contact JULIE at 811 or www.illinois1call.com before you dig.
Adopted BUILDING CODES:

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

Diagram for Driveway Information 1
Driveway
Diagram for Driveway Information 2
Driveway Info2

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 permits@algonquin.org or submit Online form.