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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Beginning Monday, January 31, 2022 we are going to online permitting.  You will be submitting electronically for all permits - staff will be available to assist those who need help and you can feel free to call with questions - 630-407-6700.

The office will be closed to customers Friday, January 28, 2022 as we switch over to our new system.

Here is a short power point document to guide you through the application process for an accessory structure

Building Projects and Permits for Unincorporated Areas of DuPage County

The following list includes projects that require permits from the County

Residential Projects   

Building Projects

Installation or Replacement Projects

Demolishing a Structure

Commercial Projects    

Contact Information

NOTE: Contact J.U.L.I.E. before you dig at 1-800-892-0123 for underground utility locations





The Building Code has been revised - we are following the 2021 IBC and 2020 NEC with amendments - check my code page for a link to the new code

Beginning Monday, January 31st we are going to an online permitting system - paper submittals will not be accepted.  Our office will be available for those who have questions or need assistance working through the new program

For training purposes our office will be closed on Tuesday, January 18th from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

We will also be closed on Friday, January 28th as we switch over to our online permitting system

County newsletter

Learn more about Du Page County programs and services.  Sign up for our free County newsletters

Building Permit Status

Check out where your permit is in the approval process by going to My Permit Status.

customer service survey

At the conclusion of your building project we ask that you take a moment to complete our brief customer service survey on "My Permit Status" page and email that to  Your feedback is important to us and we appreciate your comments.

Contact Us

Building & Zoning Department Manager:
Jim Stran


Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Jack T. Knuepfer Bldg.
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

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