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Village of Palos Park
8999 West 123rd Street, Palos Park, Illinois 60464
Main: 708-671-3700 
Email: General Information

Palos Park Building Department
Fax - 708-448-9542

The Palos Park Building Department is ready to help you through the entire building process or simply answer a question about our codes. The department handles the following functions:

  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Bikeway Planning
  • Inspections
  • Plan reviews
  • Building Permits
  • Zoning Reviews
  • Contractors Registration
  • Grading and Drainage Permits
  • Bonds
  • Code enforcement
  • Demolition
  • Tree Conservation
  • Flood Plain Regulation



Our Team
The full time staff along with part-time inspectors and outside consultants handles the day-to-day requirements of the Department. The full time staff is as follows:
Community Development Director
Lori Sommers, AICP, LEED AP

Building Coordinator
Theresa Lizzio

Chief Building Inspector
Robert Adams
Administrative Assistant
Joe Marks

On-line are various downloadable forms for your use and a list of codes that we follow. Also the entire village municipal ordinance is available on-line. If you any questions or need further assistance, please contact the staff or me at any time. 



Comprehensive Plan
The Comprehensive Plan is a legal document which serves as a guide for land planning and land use decisions for property within and in close proximity to the Village.


Palos Park Zoning Map
Community development requires understanding of village zoning. Download this map for up to date zoning.


The Village has adopted the following codes:
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2011 National Electrical Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code

Building Department Forms

Contractors: Contractors applying for a Village license should download the application . Click to download Contractor's Registration Conduct Acknowledgement Form.

Important Notice: Before commencing any building activity, be sure to contact the Building Department at (708) 671-3730Many projects do not require permits and we can advise you accordingly. It is important that you use only contractors and tradesmen licensed in the Village. This will ensure that they possess the proper insurance and bond.  We are dedicated to serving our residents and we can only do so if we are aware of building and zoning matters as they occur.

Don't forget Village of Palos Park now has it's Codified Ordinances on-line. Click Here

Below find a list of permits and procedures for the Village of Palos Park. These forms can be viewed and printed for your use. Direct all information and question to the Building Department.

Click to view, download and print:
Building Permit Application
Building Permit Checklist for Residential
Certificate of
Appropriateness Application
Commercial Landscaping Application
Construction Codes
Construction Contractor Registration
Cost Recovery Form
Electrical Application Form

Electrical Handout
Home Occupation Acknowledgement Form
Landscape Bond Information
Plan Commission Application
Plumbers Letter of Intent Requirements
Right-of-way Bond Information
Sign Permit Application

Zoning Board of Appeals Application

*Please see Public Works page for permit applications such as driveway, culvert, sewer, water, and sprinkler. Copies of all documents listed above can be e-mailed and faxed. 

Thank you for your interest. If there is anything else we can do for you, do not hesitate to call.  Paper copies of all documents listed above are available at the Kaptur Administrative Center.

Kaptur Administrative Center
8999 West 123rd Street, Palos Park, Illinois 60464
Main: 708-671-3700 
Email: General Information

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