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To assist homeowners in preparing for many building projects around the home, we have prepared several packets of information that you may print. If you have any questions please contact our Community Development team at 630-897-1457.

Permit applications, surveys and plans can be sent electronically to You will be contacted when your permit is approved via phone or e-mail. Payment for permits and contractor registration can be taken over the phone with a debit or credit card. Upon payment, permits will be e-mailed to you.

Typical projects that require a building permit include:
New commercial buildings and commercial remodeling, new single-family homes and residential remodeling, roofing, siding, driveways, structural modifications, electrical, plumbing, windows, concrete patios, additions, signs, swimming pools, three-season rooms, pergolas, gazebos, gas lines and decks.

Typical projects that DO NOT require a building permit include:

Painting, tuckpointing, wallpaper, flooring, appliance repair/replacement, minor repairs, bird feeders, small playground sets, trampolines, baby pools (less than 2 feet of water), patio umbrellas, arbors, awnings, gutters and downspouts, etc.

Comments or questions? Please contact the Building Department at 630-897-8228 and speak to Paul Zabel ext. 259

For those forms below that can be completed on-line, please be advised these forms are compatible with Internet Explorer 8 or above. If using a different browser, such as Google Chrome or Firefox, please print the form and mail the completed form to:  North Aurora Police Department, 200 S. Lincolnway, North Aurora, IL 60542



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