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Building Department

Pete Schubkegel, Director

Purpose and Function

The purpose and function of the Building Department is to ensure public safety along with health and welfare, during building construction and renovation to secure the safety of life and property from hazards incidental to the design, erection, repair and occupancy of buildings through proper inspection practices; and to preserve the appearance and property value of existing housing through efficient code enforcement.


  • Adopt, administer and enforce the Village of Mundelein’s building codes, and local Ordinances
  • Review building plans, issue permits and perform inspections to ensure that construction conforms to applicable codes
  • Notify owners of property that does not meet Village Code and ensure that corrections are made
  • Investigate complaints related to building codes, zoning and local ordinances.
  • Register contractors to perform work in Mundelein
  • Administer the Registration of Rental Housing.
  • Building Director is staff liaison to the Building Committee.

"Notice of Violation" letters are issued when citizens and others fail to comply with village ordinance. Non-traffic citations are issued if no cooperation is received following the "Notice of Violation." Building Department personnel and the Village Attorney, represent the village in court on these matters.

Helpful Building Department Information, Forms, and Applications

Please review the links below for helpful Building Department forms, applications, and informational documents.

Adopted Building Codes
Permit Fee Schedule
Certificate of Occupancy Application
Construction Waiver Form
Contractor License Application
Contractors List Form
Cross-Connection and Backflow Inspection Report Form
Driveway Dimensions Form
Electric Service Upgrade Permit Requirements
Fence In Utility Easements Form
Impact Fee Schedule
Building Permit Application
Occupancy Request Form
Permit Plat Requirements
Project Information Packet
Rental Dwelling Unit Registration Application
Right-of-Way Improvement Request Form
Sign Permit Application
Sprinkler Heads in Utility Easement Form
Utility Service Reimbursement Program Packet

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Building Department 847-949-3283