Building Department

The Building Department of Crest Hill reviews building plans, issues permit and contractor applications and performs inspections to ensure that construction conforms to applicable codes. We also handle property code violations, rental inspections and new business inspections.

Commercial & Residential Permits


Check with the Building Department regarding permits for:
  • Decks
  • Fences
  • Room Additions
  • Sheds
  • Swimming Pools

Application Forms


The Commercial Permit Application and Residential Permit Application forms are available for download. The Building Department can be reached at 815-741-5106.

Contractor Information


If you are a contractor you must be registered to work within our city limits. The Application for Contractor's Registration is available for download. All required documents and instructions are listed on the form.