Scheduling an Inspection

Please remember to allow for a 24- to 48-hour lead time when scheduling any inspection. For further information regarding building permits, our processes and scheduling inspections please contact the Building Division at 630-620-5750.

Types of inspections
(A) PRE-POUR-Footing (prior to placement of concrete). 

(B) PRE-POUR-Foundation (if reinforcing steel is required). 

(C) BACKFILL-Damp-proofing and drain tile, including sump pit. 

(D) ROUGH FRAMING-Framing (with no interior finished walls, ceilings, and insulation). 

(E) ROUGH HVAC-HVAC (Ductwork and blower door test) 

(F) ROUGH PLUMBING-Plumbing (water piping and drain, waste, and venting). 

(G) ROUGH ELECTRIC-Electrical (rough conduit system). 

(H) ELECTRIC SERVICE-Electrical (service, meter fitting and breaker panel). All exterior finished surfaces will be applied before continuing construction of interior. 

(I) INSULATION-Insulation (walls and ceilings if batting is used; vapor barrier if blown-in insulation). 

(J) PRE-POUR-Basement floors. 

(K) WATER SERVICE TAP-Water connection (to Buffalo Box). 

(L) SEWER CONNECTION-Sewer connection (no stub). 

(M) PRE-POUR-Garage floors. 

(N) PRE-POUR-Sidewalks (public and private). 

(O) GRADING-Grading (prior to landscaping). 

(P) PRE-POUR-Driveway (prior to placing concrete or asphalt). 

(Q) FINAL INSPECTIONS (final building, electric, plumbing, fire, HVAC, etc.)