Building

The Building Department is responsible for issuing permits for new construction, remodeling and demolition of all structures in the City of Loves Park.  Inspectors in the Building Department inspect all structures for which permits are issued to make sure they are safe and meet the various codes adopted by the City. The Codes that have been adopted by the City of Loves Park are listed below under Available Downloads.

Attention Contractors and Homeowners:

On February 12, 2018, the Loves Park City Council approved and adopted a revised Building Permit Fee schedule.  This revised fee schedule will be effective on February 15, 2018.  On this date, the revised fee schedule will be posted to the website.  To obtain a copy of the revised fee schedule prior to February 15, 2018, please call the Building Department at 815-654-5033.

As of October 18, 2017, the City of Loves Park Building Department will be performing inspections for the Village of Machesney Park.   All permits for projects in the Village of Machesney Park must be obtained through the Village of Machesney Park Building Department, 300 Roosevelt Road, Machesney Park, IL 61115.  Inspections for Machesney Park projects can be requested at 815-654-5033.

The City has adopted the 2015 ICC International Building Code series, the 2014 State of Illinois Plumbing Code, and the 2014 NFPA 70: National Electrical Code. Each of these codes will have limited local amendments.

The  effective date of the new codes is May 1, 2016.

Contact Information
Name Office Phone About
Steve Thompson
Director of Community Development & Public Works / Building Official
(815) 654-5033 Email | Bio
Scott Dmochowski
Building Inspector
(815) 654-5033 Email | Bio
Lori Fay
Electrical Inspector
(815) 654-5033 Email | Bio
James Urbanowitz
Plumbing/HVAC Inspector
(815) 654-5033 Email | Bio
Kim Massetti
Building Department Coordinator/Secretary
(815) 654-5033 Email | Bio
Fax Number – Community Development Department (815) 654-5004  
Available Downloads

Building Codes

Inspection Policies
Please read our inspection policies prior to scheduling inspections.
Download File
International Building Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
International Existing Building Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
International Energy Conservation Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments (as required by the State of Illinois) Download File
International Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
International Wildland-Urban Interface Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
NFPA 70: National Electrical Code, Edition 2014 with Amendments Download File
International Mechanical Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
International Fuel Gas Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
2014 State of Illinois Plumbing Code with Amendments Download File
International Property Maintenance Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, Edition 2015 Code with Amendments Download File
International Swimming Pool & Spa Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File
International Fire Code, Edition 2015 with Amendments Download File

 

Downloads

Building Permit Fees – Effective 2/15/2018 Download File
Residential Building Permit Download File
Commercial Building Permit Download File
Plan Review Information Download File
Plan Review Application Download File
Available Short-Circuit Current Form Download File