Building Department

We highly encourage all building permit applications, contractor registration applications, apartment/ condo registrations, and any other supporting correspondence 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:, or call 708.444.4817, or call 708.444.4818 or call 708.444.4819

Code Enforcement, Apartment/ Condo Registration, Complaints:, or call 708.444.4846
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.