The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Swimming Pool Permit Application Checklist

Submittal Requirements:
  • Building Permit Application
  • Plat of Survey indicating the size and location of the swimming pool and accessories with dimensions from the property lines
  • Swimming pool and equipment information (pump, filter, gas heater, step enclosures, etc.)
  • Detailed plan drawn to scale and containing the following:
    • Distances to lot lines.
    • Walk and fence construction.
    • Water supply system.
    • Drainage and waste water disposal system.
    • Deck framing (if one is to be installed).
    • Location of above and below grade utilities.
  • Copy of Electrical License
Permit Fees (Fee is not due until permit is ready):
  • Storable, temporary swimming pool $45.00 per season
  • On-ground typically $150.00
  • In-ground typically $300.00
  • Extra fee for heaters
Construction Requirements & Information:
  • Construction Requirements
  • Work must be started and completed within six (6) months of the issue date.
  • Swimming pools include in-ground, above-ground and on-ground swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, whether temporary, storable or permanent, capable of containing water to a depth of 24 inches or more.
  • 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.