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The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Stoop 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.
  • Stoops or landings that are being modified or replaced shall not be less than 36 inches by 36 inches with a maximum rise (step up) of 7¾ inches from the top of the threshold.
  • Additional steps beyond the landing shall have a maximum rise of 7¾ inches and a minimum tread depth of 10 inches nosing-to-nosing.
  • Landings and stairs more than 30 inches above adjacent grade require guards.
  • 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.

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.