The City's Community and Economic Development Department (CED) is here to help with your questions Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Permits are required for a number of different projects to protect the health, safety, and welfare of our residents. (Click here to download our General Permit Information)
There are three areas that we frequently receive questions about. Here are quick links to the information you may need to get a project started:
The following is a list of our most popular permits. A complete listing can be found at our Virtual City Hall 24/7 from the convenience of you work or home computer:
Following is a list of projects that require a City of Des Plaines Building Permit. This list is not all-inclusive:
At the same time, the City of Des Plaines began utilizing the 2014 version of the National Electrical Code.
Select a project from the list below to view specific building requirements: