Forms, Applications & Permits

***COVID-19 UPDATE***

During this time, building permit applications and plans may be submitted electronically. Please see information on the submittal page for more details. 

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How to use a fillable form: 

  1. Click to open the application
  2. Complete the application
  3. Click the print icon to print and then sign - OR- Click the Save icon to save the completed document to your computer, print and sign
  4. Scan your completed, signed application and email it with any required submittals to: buildingpermits@glenellyn.orgIn the email subject line include: Project Address and the Project Type
  1. Building Permit Applications, forms & guidelines
  2. Commissions Applications/Info
  3. Business Applications
  4. Miscellaneous
  5. Outside Links

Forms & Guidelines

  1. 1 and 2 Family Zoning Worksheet Fillable (PDF)
  2. Adopted Building Codes, Ordinances and Applicable Regulations (PDF)
  3. Basement Remodeling Guideline
  4. Certificate of Building Height Compliance (PDF)
  5. Commercial Tenant Build-Outs - Preliminary Walkthrough Checklist
  6. Construction Rules of Conduct (PDF)
  7. Demolition Packet Fillable (PDF)
  8. Drainage Plan Review Requirements and Certification Fillable (PDF)
  9. EVCS Guideline
  10. Final Grading (Occupancy) Plan Requirements (PDF)
  11. Fire Alarm Guidelines - Existing Multi-Family Non-Sprinklered Buildings - rv 12-20
  12. Fire Protection Packet Fillable (PDF)
  13. Foundation and Height Certifications (PDF)
  14. Historic Preservation Maintenance and Alteration Guidelines (PDF)
  15. Irrigation Well Handouts (PDF)
  16. Knox Key Boxes
  17. Minimum Plan Review Submission Requirements 2021 (PDF)
  18. Plumbing Code Amendments (PDF)
  19. Project Submission Procedures (PDF)
  20. Procedure for Processing Prescribed Burns 2019 (PDF)
  21. Required COMMERCIAL Building Permit Inspections
  22. Required FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT Building Permit Inspections
  23. Required RESIDENTIAL Building Permit Inspections (PDF)
  24. Requirements for Foundation Surveys and Height Certification Surveys
  25. Residential Fire Sprinkler System Requirements (PDF)
  26. Restaurant Build-Outs - Preliminary Walkthrough Checklist
  27. Schedule of Fees and Deposits 2020 (PDF)
  28. Shed Guidelines
  29. Site Development (Grading) Plan Requirements (PDF)
  30. Standby Generator Guideline
  31. Temporary Occupancy Policy (PDF)
  32. Underground Utility Protection Information J.U.L.I.E. Fillable (PDF)
  33. Water Supply Fixture Unit Calculations - Commercial Fillable 2021
  34. Water Supply Fixture Unit Calculations Residential Fillable 2021 (PDF)
  35. Work That Requires A Building Permit