The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Remote Virtual Inspection Types

Not all work may be inspected through the RVI. Some inspections require the contractor to be present; such as A/C, Sewer/Water Service Repair, Solar Panel System, and In-ground Swimming Pool.

Remote Virtual Inspection Types

Inspection Type Is Contractor Required?
A/C Yes
Apron No
Backflow No
Commercial - Rooftop air conditioning No
Dog Run Final No
Driveways No
Fence Final No
Fire pit No
Flash Wrap No
Irrigation Abandon No
Irrigation Final No
Patios No
Paver Base No
Pergola Yes - If contractor is the installer.  If home owner is installer, contractor not required during RVI.
Retaining Wall No
Rough Plumbing No
Sewer/Water Service Repair Yes
Shed Concrete Slab, Shed Piers No
Sidewalk No
Siding No
Solar Panel System Yes
Spa - outdoor Spa/Hot tub No
Stair cases outside No
Stoop No
Swimming Pool Above ground Yes - If contractor is the installer.  If home owner is installer, contractor not required during RVI.
Swimming Pool In-ground Yes
Underground Plumbing No
Windows/doors Optional - If verification of tempered glass is needed, home owner or contractor can participate.

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.