Sewer Repair

The Village of Kildeer is responsible for permitting sanitary sewer line repairs through the foundation walls to a point ten feet (10′) outside the principal building.  Below you will find a summary of requirements for Sewer Repair within the Village of Kildeer.

***Sanitary sewer line repairs occurring more than ten feet (10′) from the principal building require a Lake County Public Works permit- Lake County Public Works Permits and Licenses

Required items to submit with application:

  • Building Permit Application (signed by the homeowner)
  • Plat of survey indicating the location of the sewer line repair
  • Copy of contract with scope of work and total cost of project
  • Copy of Plumbers state license
  • Contractor Registration Form, $1,000,000 Certificate of Insurance listing homeowner as the additional insured pursuant to a written contract.

Construction specifications:

  • The Village of Kildeer follows the 2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code with local amendments.
  • Sanitary and storm sewer lines through foundation walls to a point ten feet (10′) outside the building shall be ductile iron.

How much will my permit cost?

  • Processing fee $75.00
  • Permit fee $100.00

Required inspections:

  • Underground plumbing before backfill
  • Final Grading


  • Call before 4:00 p.m. to schedule an inspection a minimum of 24 hrs. in advance.  You can request an a.m. or p.m. inspection, Monday thru Friday.
  • Give the permit number and address when calling in for inspections.
  • If the inspector needs to return more than once for the same phase of any required inspection, a $100.00 re-inspection fee is required to be paid before re-inspection.
  • No re-inspection on the same phase of construction will be done in the same 24-hour period.

This handout is written as a guide to common questions and problems.  It is not intended nor shall it be considered a complete set of requirements.  If you have any questions, please contact the Building & Zoning Department at 847-438-6000 for further information.

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