Fast Track Building Permit

Why Fast Track?

A Fast Track Building Permit is issued immediately upon application. The following minor projects are eligible for a fast track building permit if they are not located in a floodplain.
  • Re-Roofing
  • Re-Siding
  • Electrical upgrade
  • Fence (not located in a drainage easement or intersection visibility triangle)

How Do I Apply?

Visit the Planning, Building and Development Department - Building and Code Enforcement office located at:
Lake County Central Permit Facility
500 W Winchester Road
Libertyville, Illinois

Your application must be made in person, by either the property owner or authorized agent.

What Do I Need?

  • Legal description of the property or the Property Index Number (PIN)
  •  Application Form (PDF) (To expedite the permit process, complete as much of the form as you can before coming to the Permit Facility.)
  • If you are applying for a fence permit, you must provide a plat of survey or a site plan (PDF) that shows the location of the proposed fence.
  • If you are applying for a re-roofing permit and the work will be done by a contractor, you must provide a roofing contractor’s license number. Note: This information is not required if the owner will perform the work.

More Information

For more information on the Fast Track Permit, please contact the Building Division at 847-377-2600.