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

What We Do


Our staff inspects projects for many types of projects, including plumbing, electrical, mechanical and more.

Permits & Informational Guidelines

We issue permits for residential, commercial and yard projects. We also provide helpful informational guides to lead you through the process of almost any type of building project that requires a permit.

Contractor Registration

We annually register contractors doing work in Wheaton. Contractors must be registered with the City's Building Department to do work in Wheaton.

Codes & Design Criteria

We adopt, administer and enforce the applicable local, state and national codes related to building in Wheaton, including: