Lake County Permits (Illinois)

The Lake County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Lake County permits. Clerks in Lake County, Illinois may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Lake County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Lake County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Cuba Township Clerk Barrington IL 28000 W Cuba Rd 60010 847-381-1120

Grayslake Village Clerk Grayslake IL 33 South Whitney Street 60030 847-223-2341

Island Lake Village Clerk Island Lake IL 3720 Greenleaf Avenue 60042 847-526-8764

Lake County Clerk Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2308

Libertyville Clerk Libertyville IL 359 Merrill Court 60048 847-816-6800

Mundelein Clerk Mundelein IL 440 East Hawley Street 60060 847-949-3214

Warren Township Clerk Gurnee IL 17801 West Washington Street 60031 847-244-1101

Waukegan City Clerk Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-599-2513

West Deerfield Town Clerk Deerfield IL 601 Deerfield Road 60015 847-945-0614

A Lake County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Lake County, Illinois issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Lake County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Lake County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Antioch Village Building Department Antioch IL 874 Main Street 60002 847-395-1007

Grayslake Building Department Grayslake IL 106 Hawley Street 60030 847-223-2323

Green Oaks Building Department Libertyville IL 14052 W Petronella Dr 60048 847-362-0190

Highland Building Department Highland Park IL 1150 Half Day Road 60035 847-432-0808

Lake County Permits and Planning Department Libertyville IL 500 West Winchester Road 60048 847-377-2600

Lake County Planning Department Waukegan IL 18 North County Street, # 101 60085 847-377-2140

Lake County Zoning Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-360-6330

Lake Zurich Village Building Department Lake Zurich IL 70 East Main Street 60047 847-540-1698

Libertyville Zoning Libertyville IL 200 East Cook Avenue 60048 847-918-2028

Mundelein Building Department Mundelein IL 300 Plaza Circle 60060 847-949-3200

Vernon Hills Building Department Vernon Hills IL 290 Evergreen Dr 60061 847-367-3704

Wauconda Village Zoning Wauconda IL 109 Bangs Street 60084 847-526-9609

Waukegan Building Department Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-625-6868

Waukegan Planning and Zoning Department Waukegan IL 1700 N McAree Rd 60085 847-625-6880

Zion City Building Department Zion IL 2828 Sheridan Road 60099 847-746-4014


A Lake County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Lake County, Illinois may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Lake County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Highland Park City Hall Highland Park IL 1707 Saint Johns Avenue 60035 847-432-0800

Highwood City Hall Highwood IL 17 Highwood Avenue, Ste 1 60040 847-432-1924

Lake Forest City Hall Lake Forest IL 110 East Laurel Avenue 60045 847-234-2600

Lake Zurich Town Hall Lake Zurich IL 70 East Main Street 60047 847-540-1683

North Chicago City Hall North Chicago IL 1850 Lewis Avenue 60064 847-596-8780

Waukegan City Hall Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-599-2500

Zion City Hall Zion IL 2828 Sheridan Road 60099 847-746-4000


A Lake County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Lake County, Illinois may issue county permits. These Lake County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Lake County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Waukegan Code Enforcement Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-625-6860