The Building Department is no longer accepting permits submitted electronically, now that City Hall has reopened to the public. If you are submitting a permit, you must drop it off or mail it to City Hall.

Elevator Inspection/Billing Update

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

New 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

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:


Provided below are the operations, forms, and staff that will assist you in your efforts to apply for a permit, schedule inspections, and FOIA requests.

For processing questions, please contact:


Provided below are the codes, guidelines, design criteria and staff that can assist you with the design and construction of your project.


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