Commercial Utility Permit

Pursuant to Village Code 8-1A-2, it is unlawful to tunnel under or make any excavation in any street, alley or other public place in the village or without having obtained a permit.  Further, under Village Code 8-1E-3, damage to any right of way improvement is prohibited.  As such, the Village requires obtaining a utility permit for excavation or aerial work within its right of way.  

Apply for excavation or aerial work within the Village's right of way by completing a commercial utility permit application and submit with required documents and COI to, with "commercial utility permit" in the subject line. There is a $100 nonrefundable permit fee due at time of application. 

Permit Fees

The $100 nonrefundable permit application fee can be paid online via Point&Pay select "solicitor and food truck permits" (option available at this time) from drop down menu and enter the utility name, e.g. ComEd, and project location address in the "permit number" section.

If you have any questions, please contact the Customer Service Supervisor at (847) 464-5533 x1507.