Permits, Licenses, Inspections

The Building Division of Orland Park is here to assist residents and businesses with any questions they may have regarding permits for homes and businesses. We are also a good resource for securing current licensed and bonded contractor information.
The Department of Development Services oversees the Village's Economic Development, Planning, Engineering, Building, Transportation, and Licensing Functions.

The Village's Responsibilities
The economic development division is responsible for encouraging:
  • Neighborhood investment
  • Development of I-80 corridor
  • Business recruitment, retention, and expansion
  • Redevelopment of blighted commercial centers
The planning & engineering division is responsible for providing professional guidance in achieving:
  • Planned village growth
  • Code updating
  • Historic preservation
  • Sustainability
  • Grant funding
  • Landscape and architectural review
The building and code enforcement division is responsible for providing professional guidance in achieving:
  • Reviews building plans
  • Code updating
  • Inspects structures
  • Electricians testing and certificates
  • Fire protection reviews
  • Issues licenses & permits
  • Issues Certificates of Occupancy
  • Conducts hearings for code variances and appeals
  • Enforces rental housing ordinances
  • Inspecting elevators