Reference Desk > Forms and Permits

To simplify access to the Village of Wheeling's programs and service, we have made a number of registration forms, applications and permits available.  Each form includes a brief description and a link to any related documentation, if available.

This document is available to view in PDF format. These permits are made available in Adobe Acrobat format and most are ready to fill in from your browser.  If your browser does not already have the Acrobat Reader plug-in that is required to view these documents, click here to access a free copy of the software.

For Planning, Zoning and Signs, please visit our Processes and Procedures page.

Community Development Forms
Engineering Forms and Permits
Municipal Forms
Village Clerk Forms
Employment
Refuse Discount Application: Seniors
Real Estate Transfer Certificate

Fire Prevention Bureau
Finance
Police Forms

 
Community Development
Affidavit for Building Permit Affidavit for Building Permit
Alarm Permit
For more information call 847-459-2620
Application for Building Permit
This Permit must be obtained from the Community Development Department.  Do not use this SAMPLE form.  It is here for informational purposes only.
Application for Health Permit
Return your completed application to the Village Health Officer at Community Development.
Application for Multi-Unit Building for Rental Property
Complete this form and return it to the Village Health Office along with the appropriate fee.
Application for Single Family/Individual Rental Property
Complete this form and return it to Community Development with appropriate payment.
Backflow Prevention Assembly Test Report  
Coin Operated Amusement Device Application
Consent to Rental Residential Inspection Form
Contractor Requirements  
Construction Codes and Local Amendments  
Cook County Residential Demolition Application The Cook County Department of Environmental Control requires you to apply for a demolition permit from their agency.  Learn more about other Community Development Department requirements here.
Deck Permit Requirements  
Electrical Affidavit
Fence Permit Application
     Fence Requirements
     Permit Contact Information
     Utility Easement
     Permit Acceptance Agreement
Complete the Fence Permit Application, Utility Easement, Permit Contact Information and the Permit Acceptance Agreement.  Return all four forms to the Community Development Department for processing.

Read more about Fence Permit Requirements here.
Garage Requirements 
Permission to Install a Lawn Sprinkler in a Public Street If part of your lawn sprinkler system will be located in the public street, you will need to complete this form.
Plumber Letter of Intent
(Sample letter)
Required for all Permits which include plumbing work per Illinois Public Act 094-0132
Pool and Spa - Hot Tub - Requirements  
Reroofing Affidavit
Review Checklist for Preliminary Plat
Review Checklist for Final Plat
Shed Affidavit
Temporary Structures Handout For temporary tents and construction trailers.
Note: Application for Building Permit is required.
Zoning Code Text Amendment
 
For proposing amendment to the zoning code.
Utility Easement Complete this form if you plan to fence over an existing utility easement.
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Engineering
Application for Construction Permit
Floodplain Development Permit  
Floodplain Map Determination Application  
Non-Structural Floodplain Development Permit  
Non-Substantial Floodplain Development Permit
Right of Way Permit Application Utility Permit
Site Alteration Permit
   
Fire Prevention Bureau
Fire Protection Systems Permit

This Permit must be obtained from the Fire Prevention Bureau. The form is an NCR document available at the Fire Prevention Bureau Office at Village Hall located at 2 Community Boulevard, Wheeling, IL.

   
Municipal
Commission Questionnaire
We are always looking for volunteers to fill the various commissions that help the Village.  Complete this form if you are interested.  Click here to see descriptions and member lists of our Boards and Commissions.
State Board of Elections
State of Illinois
Publications available for download : Candidates  Guide ; Local Election Officials Handbook;
Click here to visit their web site.
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Village Clerk and Business Licensing
Application for Amusement License For additional information please contact Esmeralda, our business license clerk, at 847-459-2608.
Applicatiion to Conduct Raffle For additional information please contact Esmeralda, our business license clerk, at 847-459-2608.
Business Licensing Step 1.
Welcome Letter

Business Licensing Step 2.
Business License Application


Business Licensing Step 3.
Tenant and Use Form

If your business is a restaurant, you also need to complete step 4. See forms below:
Restaurant and Other Places Eating Tax (Effective: 10/01/05)
Informational Summary Registration
Tax Return Form
For additional information please contact Esmeralda, our business license clerk, at 847-459-2608.
Hand Bill Permit  
Solicitors Permit Application - Charitable  
Solicitors Permit Application - Commercial  
Taxi Cab/Livery Vehicle Business Registration For additional information please contact Esmeralda, our business license clerk, at 847-459-2608.

Freedom of Information Request

Wheeling's Freedom of Information Officers

Completed requests can be faxed to 847-215-5175 or emailed to foia@wheelingil.gov
Tag Day Application
Solicitors Permit Form - Commercial
 
Solicitors Permit Form - Charitable  
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Employment
Employment Application
Learn more about employment opportunities in the Available Job Postings page.
 
Finance and Administration
Animal License
Return this license application along with payment to:
Village of Wheeling
Finance Department
2 Community Boulevard
Wheeling, IL 60090
Application for Real Estate Transfer Certificate
This certificate is required for anyone who sells or transfers real estate (Effective August 1, 2005)
Direct Pay - Fax Authorization (WHEELING DIRECT PAY)
Return this application along with a voided check to the Village of Wheeling 2 Community Boulevard, Wheeling, IL 60090 or fax a copy of these items to 
(847) 459-9692 - - Please continue to make payments by check until your billing statement indicates “WHEELING DIRECT PAID.”
Hotel and Motel Operator's Tax Return

Statement of Tax Receipts under the Provision of Chapter 4.09 of the Municipal Code of the Village of Wheeling. Return one copy with your remittance to Finance Department, Village of Wheeling, 2 Community Blvd., Wheeling, IL 60090.  Please notify the Village of any change in ownership.

Metra Monthly Parking Permit Application Complete this application and mail back together with your remittance to:  Finance Department, Village of Wheeling, 2 Community Blvd., Wheeling, IL 60090.
Refuse Discount Application Form for Senior Citizens Discount program for qualifying seniors.
Restaurant and Other Places Eating Tax (Effective: 10/01/05)
    Informational Summary
    Registration
    Tax Return Form
   
Informational Summary, Registration, and Tax Return Form for the Restaurant and Other Places for Eating Tax, effective 10/01/2005
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Police Department
Citizen's Academy Application Click here to learn more about the Citizen's Police Academy.
Rape Aggression Program Flyer and Application Form  
Rockin With the Cops Waiver/Permission Form
Waiver/Permission Form for Participation in the Youth Outreach Program - Rockin' With the Cops.  Limited to the first 500 Waiver/Permission Forms Received
 
July 4th Forms - None at this time.  Please check back later.

 

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Wheeling, IL 60090
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