Permits & Application Processing

Permits are required for any construction project in the city. This includes, but is not limited to:
Cosmetic alterations and repairs do not require permits. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Kitchen / Bath cabinet replacement
  • Installation of brick or concrete patios
Building permit forms may be found under Applications and Handouts. For more information about permit applications, please refer to our informational handouts.

Processing Time

The Building Division makes every attempt to process building permit applications as expeditiously as possible. Depending on our workload, residential permit applications will be processed within 2 weeks of receipt and commercial permit applications within 3 weeks of receipt. A representative from the Building Division will contact the applicant upon review of the application. Your patience and understanding will be appreciated.

Contact Us

  1. Jeff Albertson
    Building Commissioner

    Building Division
    100 N Island Avenue
    Batavia, IL 60510

    Phone: 630-454-2700

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Closed from 11 a.m - 12 p.m.

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