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Applying For a Permit

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This office is also responsible for the issuance of building, demolition, and moving permits, and the inspection of property.

Building permits are issued 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m., Monday through Friday.

If a contractor is performing the work, then the contractor must be the one to pull the permit (per Sec. 8-36 of the City of Joliet Code of Ordinances).


Building Permit Applications

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Commercial Building Permit Submittal Checklist 

For additional information or if a permit is not listed, contact the Building/ Inspections Division.

Building & Inspectional Services Division
Don Pallissard, Building Services Director
150 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60432
First Floor, South Wing
Hours: 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m., Monday - Friday*
             *Building permits issued 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m., Monday - Friday
(815) 724-4070
Fax: (815) 724-4080






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