Show/Hide
COVID-19 Update and the City of Joliet - For more info visit:  Coronavirus Resources/ Actualizacion de COVID-19 y La Ciudad de Joliet - Para más información visite:  Coronavirus Resources

Residential Permits

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Residential Building Permits

The following permits require review from the Planning Division. 

Click on the following links for information specific to each type of permit:

  • Paving/ Flatwork (Including Sidewalks, Driveways)
  • Decks (Including roofed porches, gazebos, pergolas)
  • Fences 
  • Garages And Carports

 

A plat of survey is required for all permits for installation of, replacement of, and additions to fences, decks, pools, patios (with or without a roof), driveways, driveway aprons, sidewalks, garages, pergolas and similar structures, and additions.  This includes the replacement of flatwork (driveways, aprons, sidewalks) with the same dimensions and location.

If your property is part of a Homeowners Association on this list, you will need to bring in a copy of the HOA approval as part of the permit.

To apply for your residential building permit, please submit the following by email (permitapplication@joliet.gov) or by mail:

  1. Application form
  2. Plat of survey with the proposed project(s) clearly indicated and marked (Click here for an example).
  3. Homeowners Association Approval (if required)
  4. Construction drawings (if required)

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 Division
Ph.# (815) 724-4070
Fax# (815) 724-4080


 

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Download Acrobat Reader Flash Player Download Flash Player Windows Media Player Download Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Download Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Download Word Viewer Excel Viewer Download Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer