Building Departments in Kane County, Illinois

There are 10 Building Departments in Kane County, Illinois, serving a population of 529,402 people in an area of 521 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 52,940 people, and 1 Building Department per 52 square miles.

In Illinois, Kane County is ranked 46th of 102 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 4th of 102 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Kane County Building Departments

Find Kane County, Illinois building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Aurora Permits 65 Water Street Aurora, IL

Aurora Planning Department 1 South Broadway Aurora, IL

Aurora Zoning 1 South Broadway Aurora, IL

Elburn Building Department 301 East North Street Elburn, IL

Elgin Planning Department 150 Dexter Court Elgin, IL

Geneva Zoning 109 James Street Geneva, IL

Kane County Permits 719 South Batavia Avenue Geneva, IL

Montgomery Building Department 200 North River Street Montgomery, IL

Sleepy Hollow Building Department 1 Thorobred Lane Sleepy Hollow, IL

St Charles Zoning 2 East Main Street St. Charles, IL

About the Kane County Building Department

Building Departments in Kane County, IL are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Kane County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Kane County, Illinois building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Kane County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Kane County, IL zoning laws and requirements

Kane County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Kane County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Kane County Residential Housing Units
 Kane CountyIllinois
Total Housing Units186,7595,347,268
Occupied Housing Units178,050 (95.3%)4,830,038 (90.3%)
Kane County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Kane CountyIllinois
Single-Family Detached Homes125,174 (70.3%)2,912,384 (60.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes20,030 (11.2%)288,236 (6.0%)
2 Apartments6,987 (3.9%)248,181 (5.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments6,681 (3.8%)294,340 (6.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments5,869 (3.3%)299,097 (6.2%)
10 or More Apartments12,282 (6.9%)678,355 (14.0%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,027 (0.6%)109,445 (2.3%)
Kane County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Kane CountyIllinois
2014 or Later2,020 (1.1%)33,656 (0.7%)
2010 to 20132,811 (1.6%)66,478 (1.4%)
2000 to 200938,750 (21.8%)548,236 (11.4%)
1980 to 199947,776 (26.8%)992,290 (20.5%)
1960 to 197938,480 (21.6%)1,272,562 (26.3%)
1940 to 195921,386 (21,386.0%)919,590 (919,590.0%)
1939 or Earlier26,827 (15.1%)997,226 (20.6%)
Kane County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Kane CountyIllinois
1 Room1,718 (1.0%)106,221 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms105,907 (59.5%)3,134,650 (64.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms51,417 (28.9%)1,666,470 (34.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms52,814 (29.7%)1,471,423 (30.5%)
8 or More Rooms60,174 (33.8%)1,099,318 (22.8%)
Kane County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Kane CountyIllinois
No Bedroom2,029 (1.1%)122,619 (2.5%)
1 Bedroom11,651 (6.5%)522,594 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms105,907 (59.5%)3,134,650 (64.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms58,463 (32.8%)1,050,175 (21.7%)
Kane County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Kane CountyIllinois
With Complete Plumbing Facilities177,656 (99.8%)4,816,603 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities176,505 (99.1%)4,794,163 (99.3%)