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Detached Garages
Please view the Detached Garage Handout for full details.

Application Requirements

When applying for new detached garage permits, two sets of drawings are required at the time of application, they must include:
  • A dimensional floor plan showing location of service doors, windows, headers, location of electrical receptacles, etc.
  • Layout of rafters and direction and span of rafters or trusses
  • Height measurement from the peak of the garage to the average perimeter grade 
  • Plat of survey showing the location of the new detached garage with setbacks from side and rear property lines and the location of any additional driveway work to be done
  • Completed building permit application
  • Completed zoning permit application
  • Completed electrical permit application    
  • Separate driveway permit if additional driveway surface is required
  • Separate demolition permit if there is an existing detached garage to be removed

Grading Plan
A detailed grading plan may be required if requested by engineering after their visual on-site inspection.

Permit Fees
Permit fees must be paid as per Village Code, Title 5, Chapter 2.

Inspections Required
  • Final inspection of demolition of existing garage, if applicable
  • Rough inspections including framing and electrical, before the drywall is installed
  • Pre-pour inspection for the driveway, if applicable
  • Final inspection of framing and electrical, upon completion of work

Please submit an inspection request. Inspection requests are not taken over the phone. Requests for inspections must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance.