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Mundelein and Long Grove Enter into Shared Services Intergovernmental Agreement

The Village of Long Grove and the Village of Mundelein are pleased to announce that the two municipalities have entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement for building inspections and plan review services.

Effective August 1, 2019, Mundelein’s Building Department will begin performing all the building inspections and plan reviews for the Village of Long Grove. The Mundelein inspection team has more than 75 years of combined experience and all staff are trained and certified.

Inspection and Plan Review Team

Peter J. Schubkegel, Director
Peter began his career with the Village of Mundelein in 1994 as a building inspector. In 1998 he was promoted to chief building inspector, then to building commissioner in 2000 and now to his current position as the department director in 2004. Peter often states that carpentry is his trade, but building inspection is his profession, both of which he is very passionate.

Karl Gewalt, Deputy Building Commissioner
Karl joined the Village of Mundelein Building Department in 2006 originating from the City of McHenry where he was a building inspector for 4 years. Karl began his career with Mundelein as a building inspector and was promoted to Deputy Building Commissioner in 2017. Karl is passionate about problem solving, being helpful and promoting customer service as well as teaching the building code—not just enforcing it.

Jack Sievert, Plumbing/Building Inspector
Jack joined the Village of Mundelein in early 2007 directly from the plumbing trade where he performed all types of plumbing installations. Jack is highly regarded for his exceptional customer service attitude and for his problem solving abilities. Jack is very knowledgeable in regards to drainage problems and remedies.

James Crary, Building Inspector
James started his building inspection career in 1999 and gained hands on experience in this field by working in three communities before joining Mundelein in 2013. James is best known for his polite and caring personality as well as being helpful and diligent. James is experienced with all types of projects and facets of building and code enforcement activities.

Joel Salazar, Building Inspector
Joel is the newest member of the team, joining Mundelein in mid-2015. Joel is highly regarded as knowledgeable, helpful, sensible, and for being very pleasant to work with. Joel has a passion for knowledge which is displayed on a daily basis as he is presented with issues, questions, and problems which he methodically researches and solves without issue.

The Village of Mundelein Inspection team is very pleased to share their expertise with the Long Grove community and they are committed to helping to make it a better and safer community. Providing exceptional customer service is one of the hallmarks of Mundelein’s Building Department and we look forward to serving the residents of Long Grove to the best of our abilities.

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