Detached Garage Demolition

For the demolition of a detached garage, see below for permit submittal requirements and for general construction information.

Application Requirements


  • Permit Application Packet (PDF)
  • Application Submittal Requirements - The following documents are required for a complete submittal:
    • Permit Application
    • Tree Protection Agreement
    • Cook County Dept. of Environmental Control Demolition Permit (original copy) - See Additional Resources below for more information
    • Plat of Survey (3 copies) - Must outline the structure, pavement, etc. to be demolished (see drawing requirements below)

Application Fees & Deposits


  • Building Construction & Inspection Fees - $65 (Due at time of permit pick-up)
  • Right of Way Damage Deposit and Demolition Escrow - $500 (Due at time of permit pick-up) - Deposit will be refunded when a final inspection is conducted and approved

Drawing Requirements (To Be Submitted With Permit Application)


  • Plat of Survey - 3 copies, each copy must include:
    • Location of construction fencing (chain-link) and tree fencing (wood slat)
    • Tree Preservation Detail (tree species, condition, and size on the subject property)
    • Outline of the Structure and concrete to be demolished

Required Inspections


  1. Electrical disconnect (If applicable) - To be disconnected and inspected before the issuance of a permit
  2. Final Inspection

Additional Resources