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Building Permits

Village of Mokena ordinances require that a building permit be obtained for all new construction and remodeling including work performed on the following:

  • Fences
  • Decks
  • Pools
  • Sheds

Applications/ Permits / Forms can be printed off, completed, and returned to the Village of Mokena Community Development Department. 

When digging or excavating on your property, please contact Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators (JULIE) at (800) 892-0123.  

The Village of Mokena Property Maintenance Code requires that all:

  • Properties be kept in an orderly, clean, and safe condition
  • Weeds and tall grass be kept cut
  • Rubbish and debris are properly disposed of
  • Vehicles and other mechanical equipment be maintained in working order and properly stored

When making improvements to your property, be sure you use a contractor registered by the Village of Mokena for your own safety.  

For questions pertaining to building permits or codes, please contact us at (708) 479-3930.

    Permit Fees
    Building Permit - Fee Required
    • Building additions and remodeling
    • Attached or detached garages
    • Tool or storage sheds
    • Swimming pools (above or in-ground)
    • Installing central air conditioning
    • Fences and decks
    • Driveway and sidewalk replacement
    • Structural repairs to roofs
    • Alterations to plumbing or electric systems
    • Installing a fireplace or wood burning stove
    Building Permit - No Fee Required
    • Non-structural replacement of roof or shingles
    • Replacing hot water heater, water softener or other existing fixture
    • Replacing existing electric fixtures
    • Replacing windows with same size windows

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    Phone: (708) 479-3900  |  Fax: (708) 479-4844
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