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Building Inspections

Building inspections are required for any project that you obtain a permit for.  Inspections are an important part of the construction process as they are a step that ensures that the work is done properly and that minimum building standards are met for your safety, as well as that of future property owners and occupants of your home.

Do you have a building permit inspection scheduled for today?


View the Daily Building Permit Inspection Schedule, posted each day by the end of the day for the following day's inspections. A Building Inspector is scheduled to visit the job site in morning and afternoon blocks.

Automated Building Permit Inspection Hotline

The Community Development Department automated inspection hotline allows residents, contractors, and design professionals to schedule building permit inspections and obtain results from inspections by phone, 24 hours a day. To use the system, you will need your permit number and inspection code.

To Access the System 24 hrs a Day, call 847-604-7001

Tips on how to use the system can be found in the Automated Building Inspection Hotline Pamphlet.
If you need assistance with the automated system, please contact the Community Development Department at 847-810-3521.

THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST
220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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