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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Currently due to the increased customer volume we are not able to accept walk-ins after 4:00 p.m. 

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

FAQs for building  




***There is a webinar  opportunity March 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. for those interested in learning more about flood insurance.  You can register on our Community Rating System (CRS) page.

Community Development has a Single Family Rehabilitation Program and are looking for qualified contractors interested in bidding on work.  Check out our Contractor Registration page for more information regarding this program.

Owner's signature is required on the application at the time of submittal or a notarized signature on our owner authorization form

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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