Village of Glenwood



Building permits are required for almost all construction, alterations or repairs made to any property or structure in the Village. If you are not sure that a permit is required, please call the Building Department at (708) 757-2316, and ask the secretary or an inspector. All contractors/contracting companies wishing to do work in the Village MUST register to do work in the Village of Glenwood.

The term contractor does not include: (1) plumbers that are licensed by the State of Illinois, they will have to apply for a license but the fee is waived, (2) service companies, (3) rug cleaning companies, (4) pest control companies.




Garage Sale PermitAttached & Detached Garage
Commercial Building Permit   Swimming Pool 
Residential Building PermitShed Requirements 
Roofing PermitSidewalk Specifications 
Plumbing PermitDriveway Replacement 
Electrical PermitFence Requirements 
Demolition PermitUnenclosed Concrete Patio 
Sign PermitDeck & Porch Requirements 
   Temporary Sign Permit Residential Remodeling 


No fees and no permits shall be required for any work involving: (1) lawn and gardening; (2) painting (interior and exterior); (3) power washing; (4) replacement of entry doors; or (5) the installation of a satellite dish. All other construction, replacement or repair will need to have a permit issued.
Sec. 22-84. - Building department fees.