Welcome to the Village of New Lenox Building Department. The Building Department is a division of Community Development and is responsible for all phases of construction, permitting and inspections within the Village. The Department reviews plans, issues permits and conducts field inspections for all construction projects ranging from a backyard shed to commercial projects and medical facilities. The review of building plans, issuance of permits and conducting inspections are all done in an effort to protect health, safety and general welfare of the Village residents. The Village has adopted and enforces the following National and State Codes:
In an effort to ensure quality standards above and beyond those in the model codes, the Village has also amended by ordinance, certain sections in each of these codes. To keep pace with new materials and improved technology, building codes are routinely amended and any proposed amendments are posted on the Capital Development Board website prior to adoption. The amendments and current ordinances are available at the Village Hall. The entire Village Code in available at Municode.
Asst. Village Admin/ Community Development Director
Chief Building Inspector
Senior Administrative Assistant