Express Permits

To obtain an express permit while you wait a completed permit application along with all requirements listed below shall be submitted. Incomplete submittals could result in not being able to issue you a permit while you wait.

Express permits service is conducted daily between the hours of 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM

Roof Permit (residential)
Roof Permit Application
Illinois State Contractors License
Copy of drivers license or state ID

Water Heater Permit

Water Heater Permit Application
Illinois State Contractors License (055)
Letter of intent on company letterhead

Sewer Repair
Plumbing Permit Application
Site plan showing location of repair
$25,000 bond for contractor unless on file with the village of Niles

Shed Permit

Shed Permit Application
Survey showing location, size and setbacks to all property lines
Cut sheet showing base, wall, and roof details, including overall height from grade $25,000 bond for contractor unless on file with the village of Niles

AC new/replacement
Mechanical Permit Application
New, show location with dimensions to side and rear property lines (not permitted in required side yard)
Replacement, must be installed in same location as existing AC unit (indicate existing location on a site plan)
$25,000 bond for contractor unless on file with the village of Niles

Furnace Replacement

Mechanical Permit Application
$25,000 bond for contractor unless on file with the village of Niles
Specifications/cut sheet and efficiency rating
$25,000 bond for contractor unless on file with the village of Niles

Roof Top Unit Replacement
Mechanical Permit Appliction
Letter on contractor letterhead indicating replacement unit weighs less than existing unit
$25,000 bond for contractor unless on file with the village of Niles

Driveway, Patio, Sidewalk
Driveway Permit Application
Survey showing highlighted location and size of project and all dimensions
$25,000 bond for contractor unless on file with the village of Niles

Window Replacement
Window Permit Application
All new windows shall have a minimum .32 u-factor