Projects Requiring a Permit

The following types of projects require a permit issued by the Sycamore Building Department:

  • Construction of a new residential, commercial or industrial structure
  • Additions or alterations to a residential, commercial or industrial structure
  • Remodeling of a residential, commercial or industrial structure that involves structural, plumbing and/or electrical revisions.
  • Commercial Build-Out
  • Basement – Finish Existing
  • Deck – New or Replacement
  • Demolition of Any Structure
  • Electrical Revisions and Repairs
  • Electrical Service – New or Upgrade
  • Fence – New or Replacement
  • Fire Alarm – New, Revision or Repair
  • Fire Sprinkler – New, Revision or Repair
  • Garage – Attached or Detached
  • Gazebo
  • Hot Tub / Spa / Whirlpool
  • Irrigation System – Lawn
  • Kitchen Hood – Revision or Repair
  • Plumbing – Revision or Repair
  • Sanitary Service – Replacement or Repair
  • Shed – Larger than 150 Sq. Ft.
  • Swimming Pool – In Ground or Above Ground
  • Water Service – Replacement or Repair
  • Other – As deemed necessary. Please call (815) 895-4434 with questions.