Building Department Information


The Building Department does not accept permits submitted electronically. If you are submitting a permit, you must drop it off or mail it to City Hall.

Building Department

Our mission is to ensure public safety, health, and welfare in all aspects of building design, construction, and maintenance.

If we can be of any assistance or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 630-260-2050 or feel free to directly contact:

Current Building Codes

In February 2020, the Wheaton City Council voted to adopt the most recent ICC building codes, with local amendments, to promote the health, safety, and welfare of our community. The changes went into effect on March 4, 2020. The full ordinance and more information are available on the City’s website. Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Wheaton


When properties fall into disrepair or when there are non-complaint operations we need your assistance to inform our Code Compliance Officer.

Staff Contact Information

Elevator Inspection/Billing

Please see this notice regarding several revised improvements to better serve the building owners and our City in regard to elevator inspections and billing: