Building Department

Beginning June 1, 2020, the Building Department lobby will be open to the public again.  All residents/ contractors/ visitors will need to wear a mask upon entering the building.  We are still issuing permits and conducting inspections.  We highly encourage all building permit applications, contractor registration applications, apartment/ condo registrations, and any other supporting correspondence to be emailed to one of the following email addresses depending on the subject and we will then follow up with you as needed:

Building Permits, Contractor Registration, Inspection Requests:
clarson@oak-forest.org, or call 708.444.4817
dharris@oak-forest.org, or call 708.444.4818

Code Enforcement, Apartment/ Condo Registration, Complaints:
lstubbs@oak-forest.org, or call 708.444.4846
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The Building Department is responsible for reviewing proposed construction plans, issuing building permits, undertaking inspections of completed work, and ordinance enforcement. The mission of building personnel is to ensure conformance with building and construction codes and the life safety and integrity of work performed in Oak Forest.