What Kind of Work Requires a Building Permit?
Types of work which require a building permit include: any plumbing or electrical modification, any type of remodeling that modifies the internal layout or exterior appearance of the structure, and any new structures. Some examples of improvements requiring a permit include driveway extensions, garden sheds, garages, swimming pools, decks, fences, re-roofing, generator installations, etc.
Some jobs that do not require a permit include aluminum siding, gutter replacement, tuck-pointing, replacing doors or windows, or porch repairs.
All contractors who do work in the Village are required to get a contractor's license and provide a copy of their certificate of insurance.