Express Building Permits

For smaller detached single family home projects listed below. 

The Village Hall has re-opened to the public. Visitors must comply with the Governor’s Executive Order by wearing a face mask/covering while in the building.

The Village Hall hours will be as follows:

  • Monday - Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM

Homeowners signatures are required on all contracts and permit applications. These can be digital signatures. 

For those that do not wish to visit us in person, the Building Department will continue to accept emailed or mailed permit submittals for Express Permits. The requirements for submittal can be found on each application. When attaching a plat of survey, please highlight the area of work. Please email completed applications and one set of supporting documents to:

BldgInspections@palatine.il.us

Please note that the attachment size limitation is 50mb and 10 pages for drawings 11x17 or larger. Attachments should be in PDF format and attached to your email, not embedded pictures in the email. 

You will receive a confirmation email once documents are received. If no confirmation email is received within 24 business hours, please call our office at (847) 359-9042.

If mailing or dropping off your permit submittal, please include 3 sets of supporting documents as indicated under the submittal requirements provided on each permit application.

Mailing address: 

Village of Palatine, Attn: Building Department, 200 E. Wood St. Palatine IL 60067

Payments may be made by check via our drop box outside the Village Hall entrance or in person during our working hours. 

Please understand that we are currently following the CDC guidelines for social distancing and request that you do the same. 

We will review your project as efficiently as possible. We appreciate your understanding.