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Building Permits

  1. Building Permit

    Application for construction and trade work on private property within the City of Waukegan limits

  2. Demolition Permit

    Application for demolition of structure on private property within the City of Waukegan limits

  3. Solar Permit

    Application for solar panel systems on private property within the City of Waukegan limits

  4. Temporary Sign Permit

    Application for temporary sign permit at a location within the City of Waukegan limits

  1. Cost Breakdown and Contractor List

    Breakdown by trade for multi trade projects/new construction

  2. Sign Permit Application

    Application for sign permit at a location within the City of Waukegan limits

  3. Status Update

    Submit your request for an update on your current application for permit

Code Enforcement

  1. Code Enforcement Complaint Form

    The Code Division of the Building Department is responsible for private property maintenance in accordance with the City of Waukegan... More…

Contractor Forms

  1. Contractor Registration/Renewal Form

    Complete this form to become a registered contractor with the City of Waukegan, IL

Events

  1. Block Party Application
  2. Event Vendor Registration

    To register your event vendor, please complete this form.

  3. Special Events Application
  1. Event Questions

    Use this form if you have questions for our Special Events team.

  2. Film Production Application

Financial Services

  1. Food and Beverage Tax Return Form

    Monthly/Quarterly report submitted to Business Licensing for Food and Beverage Tax.

  2. Terminal Operator Push Tax Return

    Pursuant to Ordinance 20-O-28

  3. Vendor Registration Form

    This form allows for vendors to register with the City of Waukegan online.

  1. Hotel Motel Room Use Tax Return

    Pursuant to City of Waukegan Ordinance #81-0-135

  2. Terminal Operator Registration

Inspections

  1. Business License Inspection

    Request an inspection for your Business License application. All requests will require 72 hour notice prior to scheduling.

  1. Inspections

    Request an inspection for your construction project. All requests will require 72 hour notice prior to scheduling.

Licensing and Collections

  1. Business has Closed

    This form allows a license holder to report a business no longer in operation.

  2. BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL

    Please fill out the section that has changed in your business

  3. Property No Longer Rental

    This form allows a license holder to report a property no longer being in use for rental.

  1. Business Information Update

    This form will be used to update business license information.

  2. Online Raffle Sales Application

    The fee for a one-time raffle is $25 per calendar year. The fee for a multiple date raffle is $50 per calendar year. The online... More…

  3. Rental Information Update

    This form will be used to update rental license information.

Planning & Zoning

  1. Interested Parties Registry

    For people who want to be notified and provided information about the proposed Fountain Square Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District.

Water Department

  1. Water Account - Change Address

    Address Change for Water Utility Account.

  1. Water Disconnect and Final Reading Request

    This form will process a request to disconnect water service and retrieve a final water meter reading for a final water bill. Requests... More…