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Find out when the Village of La Grange requires a permit:
The time frame from initial submittal of a permit application to receipt of an initial plan review is 10-15 working days. Subsequent reviews are typically conducted in less than 10 working days, depending upon the complexity of the proposed construction.
You can schedule an inspection through the online permitting portal or by emailing email@example.com. If emailing, please include the project address and permit number in the subject line of the email. You must also include the name and phone number of a contact person for the inspection, the type of inspection or inspections requested, the requested inspection date and any other notes/information. A minimum 24 hours notice is needed to schedule an inspection.
To find out the zoning of your property, enter your address in our interactive map application or download the zoning map for La Grange, Illinois:
If you are concerned about a wild or dead animal, please contact our environmental health officer at (708) 579-2320 during regular office hours or the La Grange Police Department's non-emergency number at (708) 579-2333 for off-hours concerns. Wildlife Illinois, a partnership of the USDA, US Fish & Wildlife Service, IDNR, and others, provides information about a variety of common wildlife questions.
If you are interested in Cook County's feral cat trap/neuter/release (TNR) program, please contact one of the programs many sponsor agencies (e.g. not for profit humane societies).
The Village of La Grange Building Code Information can be found here:
Sump pumps must discharge in the rear yard of your property and a minimum offset of five feet from a neighboring property. Sump pumps are not allowed to discharge in the sanitary sewer. Sump pumps may only discharge to a front yard or side yard if approved as a special circumstance by the Village Engineer. Downspouts cannot be discharged toward a neighboring property and must have a minimum offset of five feet from the lot line.
If you enter the La Grange Road main doors, we are up the stairs and to the left.
Dumpsters must be provided by a scavenger licensed by the Village of La Grange: