The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Discuss building permits with contractors

To protect the health and safety of the public, Village ordinance requires building permits for construction and many home repairs.  Homeowners preparing for summer repair projects should always work with their contractors to ensure that they register with the Village, obtain any required permits, display permits prominently, and schedule any required inspections.  Contractors can register and apply for permits online by visiting  Unpermitted work is subject to notice and enforcement, up to and including increased permit fees, citation, and fines.