Building Safety

News about the Building Safety Division of the Community Development Department

Contractor Requirements

Please download the attached PDF to view contractor requirements for working in the Village of Gurnee.

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How do I learn more about the Community Development Department?

To learn more about the Community Development Department, including the Building Safety, Engineering, Planning & Zoning, and Property Maintenance Divisions, please refer to the A-Z of Community Development. This alphabetical guide will help you quickly find information on departmental topics, as well as direct links to applications and additional details that are available on the Village of Gurnee website.

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Building Codes and Ordinances

Copies of codes and ordinances are provided online as a convenience to residents and other interested parties. While efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of these files, official copies of the codes and ordinances are available only at the Village Hall. The files provided on this page are not the official copies of the codes and ordinances; they are an attempt to duplicate the text of the codes and ordinances

Building Code Updates

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What are the office hours for the Village Hall and other facilities?

Office hours vary by department and building. Please visit for a listing of each department's office hours. 

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