All drawings submitted for permit shall bear the seal of the Architect’s license as well as his signature and the expiration date of his license. Other drawings shall bear the seal and same information of the design professional who prepared them, such as the Structural Engineer, Civil Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Professional Engineer, etc. as applicable. (Every Sheet)
Submit by e-mail an electronic copy of the permit application in PDF and the drawings in DWF format or as directed by the Building Department to: email@example.com – The “SUBJECT” for the e-mail shall be the address of the project.
Note: A confirmation of plans and permit received e-mail should be sent to the provided contact within 72 hours from time of submittal. If the confirmation e-mail is not received, please contact Community Development at 630-530-3030 to confirm that the permit and plans were received and are in the department que for review.
For any questions regarding the plan review process please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the address and permit type in the “SUBJECT” for the email.
EXCEPTION: An architect’s seal (i.e. Design Professional seal) is not required for sheds and other minor accessory structures.
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 THE STATE OF ILLINOIS HAS MANDATED THAT ALL MUNICIPALITIES ENFORCE THE 2018 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE FOR ALL COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS. THEREFORE, THE CITY OF ELMHURST IS ENFORCING THE IECC 2018 EDITION AS MANDATED.
Lead Safety Law
Federal law requires contractors that disturb painted surfaces in homes, child care facilities and schools, built before 1978 to be certified and follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination. Always ask to see your contractor’s certification.
Federal law requires that individuals receive certain information before renovating six square feet or more of painted surfaces in a room for interior projects or more than twenty square feet of painted surfaces for exterior projects or window replacement or demolition in housing, child care facilities and schools built before 1978.
Renovators must provide a “Renovate Right” pamphlet to all customers prior to renovation work.
For more information, go to this website: www.epa.gov/lead/brochure-contractors-lead-safety-during-renovations