Economic & Community Development

1850 Lewis Avenue | North Chicago, Illinois 60064 | 847.596.8650 |

Taylor Wegrzyn, Economic & Community Development Director

Through inspections, code enforcement, and planning, the Department of Economic & Community Development provides guidance, education, oversight, and technical assistance to the citizens and business owners of North Chicago.

The Department of Economic & Community Development is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to identify and serve the needs of all in a positive and courteous manner and to help ensure the City of North Chicago is a healthy, safe, attractive, and enjoyable place to live, work and visit. 

The Department of Economic & Community Development is completely dedicated to the future prosperity and enrichment of our community and residents.

 Invitations to Bid

2024 Demolition Project

2023 Landscape Maintenance Services

2023 Vegetation Abatement Services

Building Codes

2006 International Building Code 

2006 International Residential Code 

2006 International Mechanical Code 

2006 International Fuel Gas Code 

2006 International Fire Code 

2006 International Property Maintenance Code 

2005 National Electric Code 

Illinois Department of Health Plumbing Code 

Illinois Energy Conservation Code *


Design Details

Engineering Design Details


Permits and Forms

Authorization to Enter Premises

City of North Chicago Permit Application

Buyer's Acknowledgement Form

Contractor Registration

Sales Inspection Checklist

Inspection Application

Landlord License Application

Notice of Complaint

Plumber Registration

Self-Permit Statement


Find Commercial Real Estate

For Sale

For Rent


City Owned Surplus Real Estate

Please call 847.596.8650 for information and availability.