(847) 551-3000

Building Department

Building Department General Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

, at the Village Hall. Please direct questions, applications, submittals and inspection requests to the Building Department at 847-551-3003 or Email Us

Building Permit

The permit application is online for reference purposes; the original form should be used in the submission for a permit. No construction work shall be started without all applicable permits issued and all fees paid. See following for required documentation to be submitted with the application.

See Permit Fee Schedule

Documentation Required

  • Application for Building Permit
  • Building Permit General Information
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Inspection Schedule
  • Partial List of Items Required for Issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy

General Information

Call J.U.L.I.E. at 811

This three-digit number is easy to remember. In addition, callers can still contact JULIE using the toll-free number 1-800-892-0123. Notify JULIE 72 hours prior to the start of work to mark utility locations.

Overweight Permit

An Overweight Permit is required if vehicles over 36,000 lbs. gross weight must travel on roads maintained by the Village. Overweight Permit fees (non-refundable): $50 plus $0.20 per sq. ft. of new construction.

In general, Overweight Permits are voided during March, April, and May. Since this may halt construction progress, please schedule accordingly.


All septic system plan approvals and installation inspections are done by the Village of Barrington Hills.

See informational sheets at Village Hall or contact Building Department for further information.

Please allow twenty-four hour notice for all inspections.

See attached sheet for the inspections required. Scheduled Monday through Friday, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Please leave a phone number so inspector can confirm time.

Only “landscape waste” and “untreated wood” may be burned.

On-site supervision is required at all times. See village code for regulations on allowable open burning. In case of emergency dial 911 or information can be gained from the following:

Barrington Hills Police Department (847) 551-3006
Algonquin Fire Protection District (847) 658-8233
Barrington Fire Protection District (847) 381-2141
Carpentersville Fire Protection District (847) 426-2914
East Dundee Fire Protection District (847) 426-7521
Fox River Grove Fire Protection District (847) 639-9232

Posting Notice

This information is posted for your convenience. Confirm all information with the Village Hall in terms of accuracy and relevance at the time you require such information. Information maintained at the Village Hall is the official posting.