Building Department and Code Enforcement

For information concerning Construction Permits, Building Codes or Contractor Registration Information, please call (708) 361-1804 or e-mail

Permissible Hours for Construction within the City:

  • Monday-Friday: 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Weekends & Holidays: 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Building Codes

The Building Codes listed below have been adopted by the City of Palos Heights. Additionally, the City has approved various ordinances that supplement these codes including, and not limited to, Commercial Design Guidelines. Please also see Palos Heights Code of Ordinances.

  • 2009 IBC Building Code
  • 2009 ICC Performance Code (Commercial)
  • 2009 IFGC Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 IPMC Property Maintenance Code
  • 2009 IRC Building Code (Residential)
  • 2014 Illinois Plumbing Code
  • 2015 IECC Energy Conservation Code
  • 2011 City of Chicago Electrical Code