Building Departments in Will County, Illinois

There are 8 Building Departments in Will County, Illinois, serving a population of 687,727 people in an area of 837 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 85,965 people, and 1 Building Department per 104 square miles.

In Illinois, Will County is ranked 52nd of 102 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 9th of 102 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Will County Building Departments

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

Bolingbrook Permits 375 West Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL

Bolingbrook Zoning 375 West Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL

Homer Township Planning Department 14350 West 151st Street Homer Glen, IL

Joliet City Zoning 150 West Jefferson Street Joliet, IL

Joliet Permits 150 West Jefferson Street Joliet, IL

Lockport Building Department 921 South State Street Lockport, IL

Plainfield Building Department 24401 West Lockport Street Plainfield, IL

Plainfield Planning and Zoning Department 24401 West Lockport Street Plainfield, IL

About the Will County Building Department

Building Departments in Will 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 Will 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:
  • Will County, Illinois building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Will County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Will County, IL zoning laws and requirements

Will County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Will 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.

Will County Residential Housing Units
 Will CountyIllinois
Total Housing Units242,5685,347,268
Occupied Housing Units227,848 (93.9%)4,830,038 (90.3%)
Will County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Will CountyIllinois
Single-Family Detached Homes172,669 (75.8%)2,912,384 (60.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes27,347 (12.0%)288,236 (6.0%)
2 Apartments4,155 (1.8%)248,181 (5.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,715 (2.1%)294,340 (6.1%)
5 to 9 Apartments4,356 (1.9%)299,097 (6.2%)
10 or More Apartments11,848 (5.2%)678,355 (14.0%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,758 (1.2%)109,445 (2.3%)
Will County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Will CountyIllinois
2014 or Later2,383 (1.0%)33,656 (0.7%)
2010 to 20133,277 (1.4%)66,478 (1.4%)
2000 to 200962,215 (27.3%)548,236 (11.4%)
1980 to 199972,202 (31.7%)992,290 (20.5%)
1960 to 197950,637 (22.2%)1,272,562 (26.3%)
1940 to 195921,428 (21,428.0%)919,590 (919,590.0%)
1939 or Earlier15,706 (6.9%)997,226 (20.6%)
Will County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Will CountyIllinois
1 Room1,568 (0.7%)106,221 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms136,414 (59.9%)3,134,650 (64.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms57,801 (25.4%)1,666,470 (34.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms78,448 (34.4%)1,471,423 (30.5%)
8 or More Rooms80,292 (35.2%)1,099,318 (22.8%)
Will County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Will CountyIllinois
No Bedroom1,777 (0.8%)122,619 (2.5%)
1 Bedroom9,453 (4.1%)522,594 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms136,414 (59.9%)3,134,650 (64.9%)
4 or More Bedrooms80,204 (35.2%)1,050,175 (21.7%)
Will County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Will CountyIllinois
With Complete Plumbing Facilities227,589 (99.9%)4,816,603 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities226,667 (99.5%)4,794,163 (99.3%)