Applications & Policies

Payment Options
We accept cash, check, money order and credit/debit cards. (Note: There is an additional fee for credit and debit payments.) 

Proof of Insurance
Proof of General Liability Insurance is required on all permits obtained from the City of Spring Valley Village with the City stated as the Certificate Holder on the "Certificate of Liability Insurance" per Chapter 3, Section 3.208 Liability Insurance: Spring Valley Village Code of Ordinances.
  1. The Building Permit Application is to be used for the following permits:  New Construction (Residential and Commercial)  Construction Remodel (Residential and Commercial)  Demolition  Driveway  Fence  Roof  Swimming Pool
Garage Sale Permits
Garage Sale Permits are required under Code of Ordinances, Chapter 4, Section 4.202, Temporary sales. Applications are available at City Hall, and the fee is $5. Recipients are required to post the permit and receipt on the sale premises.

Submitting an Application

Permit applications may be submitted in person or through www.buildingdepartment.com.

Permit Fees

View Common Permit Fees (PDF) for more information. If you have question about a fee not on the list, please call the Building Department at 713-465-8308.