Welcome to the SCH Building Department

Welcome to the Village of South Chicago Heights Building, Zoning and Code Enforcement Department. The Building Department is responsible for all phases of construction, permitting and inspections within the Village. The Department reviews plans, issue permits and conducts field inspections on construction projects ranging from a backyard shed to commercial projects to protect health, safety and general welfare of the Village residents. Other duties in the department are investigating complaints by residents. Follow-up investigation on violation of property maintenance. Conduct Health Department inspections of all food establishments.

Mission Statement

Our goal in the Building and Code Enforcement is to improve the appearance of residential and commercial areas within the Village. Also, to ensure that all buildings, new and old, provide the minimum level of safety prescribed by the building codes in South Chicago Heights.