The Village of Algonquin, IL

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FAQs - Details

Question

What are the requirements for a driveway?

Answer

A completed permit application accompanied by two (2) Plats of Survey indicating where the work will be done.

Details

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.


Driveway Approach Widths - Residential: The width of the driveway approach shall be no more than what is listed below:

  • 1-car garage: 10 feet wide measured at sidewalk or property line and 15 feet wide measured at curb or edge of street pavement.
  • 2-car garage: 20 feet wide measured at sidewalk or property line and 28 feet wide measured at curb or edge of street pavement.
  • 3-car garage: 30 feet wide measured at sidewalk or property line and 35 feet wide measured at curb or edge of street pavement.

Driveway approaches 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 opposite side.

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