Construction and remodeling in Geneva is allowed during the following times:
|Monday through Friday||7 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
|Weekends and holidays||8 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
If you need to schedule a residential inspection, please call at least one day in advance. We will try to accommodate you with the earliest inspection possible.
Scheduling a commercial inspection may take a few days, so please call as soon as possible. We will try to accommodate you with the earliest inspection time available.
The time frame for permit reviews is currently two to three weeks. Please keep this in mind when submitting your permit and accompanying material.
Required Building Plans
The Building Division asks that you provide two sets of plans if you are building within the City. If the plans are larger than 11x17 inches in size, a PDF file is required.
Required Plat of Survey
The Building Division asks that you provide two copies of your plat of survey. Your submittal must be of original size - please, no reducing or enlarging your plat of survey.
Identifying On Your Plat Survey
Call JULIE Before You Dig
If you are a homeowner/renter, contractor or excavator planning to dig anytime this year, (e.g. putting up fence or clothes line, planting a garden or shrubbery, building a home addition, etc).
Call JULIE first at 811 or 800-892-0123. Call 48 hours before you dig.
If you are considering renovation, repair or painting of buildings built before 1978, federal law requires the compliance with the EPA's Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule (RRP).
Find the City of Geneva Guide to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Rule online.
More information about the EPA RRP Rule.
Other Important Contact Information
|City of Geneva - Electric Division||630-232-1503|
|City of Geneva - Water Division||630-232-1551|
|JULIE - call 48 hours before you dig||800-892-0123|
|Capital Development Board||217-782-8530|
|State of Illinois Plumbing||630-293-6840|