Building Permits

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Inspections, Building Permits & Applications

The Building & Inspectional Services Division, a part of the Community Development Department, is responsible for administering the building codes adopted by the City of Joliet. The City currently utilizes the following codes:

  • 2004 Illinois State Plumbing Code
  • International Building Code (2003)
  • International Residential Code (2003)
  • International Fire Prevention Code (2003)
  • International Mechanical Code (2003)
  • International Fuel Gas Code (2003)
  • International Energy Code (2012)
  • National Electric Code (2002 Edition)
  • Consolidated Storm Water Management, Soil Erosion And Sediment Control And Floodplain Management Regulations (2003)  

Click here for more info on Applying For a Building Permit

Click here for more info on Residential Building Permits

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