The Building Department is located at the Public Works Facility map
Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4 pm
Contact via phone (815) 439-2937 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Recapitulation of Building Codes
Recreational Fires/Fire Pit Safety Information
Swimming Pools - Any pools (permanent or temporary, above or below ground) that have the capacity to hold 24” of water or more, must have a permanent fence installed or a “rail topper” surrounding the pool 6’ from grade. Temporary pools that have a locking cover do not require a fence. Click here for Swimming Pool Permits.
Commercial Building Permits - Commercial building applicants must review and complete these forms.
Commercial Buildouts - This situation applies to building shells that are completed, interior remodeling, and other projects of that nature.
Commercial Interior Change of Occupancy Permit Requirements
*Please note all businesses must apply for a business license through the Planning Department. Click here for Business License information.*Information for Individuals Building/Purchasing A New Home
Residential Building Permits - Applicants wishing to build a new home, townhome, or duplex in the Village of Plainfield will need to review and complete these documents.
Addition/Remodeling Permits - Applicants wishing to build an addition or remodel their home in the Village of Plainfield will need to review and complete these documents.
Building Code HighlightsElectrical • HVAC • Plumbing • Plumbing Administrative Code
To apply for any of the permits below, please review the requirements and complete the necessary application forms.
Chicken Coop Permit • Application for Keeping of Chickens
Demolition Permit (structures) • Demolition Permit (interior only)
Detached Garage Permit
Driveways: Asphalt Driveway Permit • Brick Paver Driveway Permit • Concrete Driveway Permit
Fence Permit (Please refer to the Zoning Ordinance, Article X, Fences, Section 9-84-9-90 online.)
Hot Tub Permit
Lawn Sprinkler Permit
Patios: Brick Paver Patio Permit • Concrete Patio Permit
Storage Shed Permit
Swimming Pools: Above Ground Swimming Pool Permit • Inground Swimming Pool Permit