The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Irrigation Permit Application Checklist

Submittal Requirements:
  • Building Permit Application
  • New Install
    • Plat of Survey indicating the location of each sprinkler head
    • Waiver
    • Letter of Intent
  • Irrigation Removal – Cap Off
    • None
  • Copy of Plumbing License
Permit Fees (Fee is not due until permit is ready):
  • New Install: $0.75 per head with a minimum permit fee of $80.00
  • Irrigation Removal - None
Construction Requirements & Information:
  • Work must be started and completed within six (6) months of the issue date.
  • All installations must be performed by an Illinois licensed plumber.
  • A RPZ backflow preventer with a strainer shall be installed according to the Illinois State Plumbing Code.
  • Sprinkler heads can be placed in the Village’s right of way. The sprinkler heads need to remain twelve (12) inches from the curb. A waiver of liability form signed by the property owner needs to be filed with the permit application.
  • Irrigation removal must be capped off 2 feet of the shutoff valve in the house.
  • Individual subdivision covenants may have special requirements and restrictions. It is up to homeowner to receive Home Owner’s Association approval.
  • 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 2006  |  International Building Code 2006  | International Fire Code 2006  |  International Mechanical Code 2006  |  International Fuel Gas Code 2006  |  National Electrical Code 2002  |  Current Illinois State Plumbing Code  |   Current Illinois Energy Conservation Code  |  International Existing Building Code 2006  |  International Property Maintenance Code 2006  |  Illinois Accessibility Code 1997

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.