Building/Inspectional Services

Welcome to the Village of Flossmoor Building Department. The Building Department is responsible for administration and enforcement of the codes regulating construction, permitting, and inspections within the Village. The department reviews plans, issues permits, conducts field inspections for all construction projects, and provides information to Village residents and contractors regarding local codes and regulations. The review of building plans, issuance of permits, and conducting of inspections are all done to protect health, safety, and the general welfare of the Village residents.

Adopted National & State Codes

The Village has adopted and enforces the following national and state codes:

  • 2018 International Building Code - With Amendments
  • 2018 International Residential Code - With Amendments
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (Current Edition Adopted by the State of Illinois)
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2014 National Electrical Code - With Amendments
  • 1997 Illinois Accessibility Code

All work shall also comply with any adopted amendments to any of the above codes.

Permitted Construction Times

Construction operations are permitted between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. in any place where buildings within a radius of four hundred feet (400 feet) are used in part or exclusively for residential purposes.