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

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Project planning made easy with online portal

Oak Park property owners planning a project can get the permitting process underway online at The online system offers users an intuitive portal for conducting a wide range of property related Village business via a computer, tablet or mobile telephone. The software solution links multiple Village databases and streamlines and automates information processing. A key user-friendly aspect of the system is its ability to provide real-time information as a permit submittal moves through the review and approval processes. The system also allows contractors and DIY property owners to register with the Village and update permit materials. And when fees are due, payment is accepted via credit card. One-on-one help learning to use the system is available from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays at Village Hall, 123 Madison St. For more information, email or visit

VillageView Services

  • Apply for permits
  • Check the status of permit applications
  • Schedule inspections
  • Register as a contractor
  • Check a contractor’s license status
  • Submit property complaints
  • Check on planning applications
  • Apply for a business license
  • Apply for a multifamily rental license
  • Search for property information

Free, pre-construction guidance…Oak Parkers considering a remodeling project can get advice before starting the permitting process by scheduling a preconstruction meeting with Oak Park’s Chief Building Official, Steve Cutaia. Steve can offer guidance on how permitting works, explain the information needed to navigate the process and direct you to other staff with specific skills and knowledge. To schedule a pre-construction meeting, call 708.358.5434 or email