Commercial Plan Review Guidelines

New Commercial Construction

Required items to submit with application:

  • A completed Building Permit Application
  • Two (2) Lake County Health Department approved well plans and permit.
  • Facilities that include food preparation areas will require a permit from the Illinois Department of Health through the Lake County Health Department.   Applicants should contact this department directly and submit a copy of the permit to the Village.
  • Lake County Public Works provides sanitary sewer service to certain areas of the Village of Kildeer. In these areas the Village building permit shall not be issued until the necessary LCPW permit is provided. Please contact LCPW for further information.
  • Four (4) sets of complete construction plans and specifications, signed and sealed by an Illinois licensed architect and/or engineer.
    • Job Address on each page
    • Index of Drawings on Title Page
    • List of applicable codes
    • List Use Group & Type of Construction
  • Comm-Check Energy Compliance Report
  • Plan Sets shall include:
    • Plat of Survey
    • Site Plan including circulation details in compliance with the Accessibility Code
    • Parking Lot details
    • Engineering Plan
    • Landscape Plan
    • Exterior Lighting Plan
    • Elevations
    • Floor Plan
    • Wall, Foundation & Building Sections
    • ADA stair detail and toilet room detail
    • Exit & Emergency lighting Plan
    • Electrical and Mechanical drawings and specifications
    • Plumbing diagram or isometric drawing
  • Watershed Development Permit (when required by Village Engineer)
  • $1,000 application fee required at permit submittal (applied to final permit fees)

Separate Permits will be issued for signs.

Separate permits will be issued by the Village of Kildeer for Fire Suppression, Hose Pipe, Fire Alarm, Hood and Duct, and other such Fire Protection Systems following approval of the appropriate Fire Protection Bureau.  Below are requirements for such systems.


The Village will use outside consultants for specific reviews or where the volume of the applicants require additional resources.  The review time of these consultants and of other agencies (such as Fire District, the Health Department, etc…) cannot be guaranteed.


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