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A building permit is required if you are doing any work that is more than $300. The only exception is painting.
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The Village is divided into three water-billing zones. Each zone is billed quarterly with payment due the 20th day of their billing cycle. Payments received after the due date are subject to a 10% penalty. View more about the following zones:
The Village offers 4 options for the payment of water bills. Residents may pay their water bills directly at the Village Commons during regular business hours, drop their bills off 24 hours at the drop boxes located in both the front and back entrances of the Village Common building, pay online, or at Harris Bank, 9101-09 W Cermak Road, at no additional charge.
You will need to call Roy Strom directly at 708-344-5000 and ask to speak with customer service for North Riverside. A customer service representative can arrange a special pick-up for you.
Old latex paint can be put out with the regular garbage only if the pain is completely dried. Information regarding the disposal of all other hazardous waste can be found by calling the West Cook County Hazardous Waste Agency at 708-450-0100.
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The biggest size garage you can build on a lot that is 50 feet or larger is 24 by 24. On a lot that is less than 50 feet, the biggest size garage you can build is 23 by 23. The maximum height allowed for a garage is 14 feet.
The maximum height allowed for addition is 28 feet.
The codes the Village is currently following are the 1987 BOCA for building, International Mechanical Code 2006, NEC 2008 for electrical, 2009 International Energy Conservation Code, Illinois Accessibility Code, and for plumbing the State of Illinois Plumbing Code and North Riverside Amendments.
In order to be registered with the Village, all contractors to fill out the application, present a Certificate of Insurance that names the Village of North Riverside as a Certificate Holder and Additional Insured and pay the annual fee of $225. Electricians and plumbers would also need to submit a copy of their current license and a $10,000 surety bond. Roofing contractors would also need to submit a copy of their current license for registration.
The permit process usually takes a couple of days before the permit can be issued, longer if the contractor is not registered with the Village. If the permit involves addition or remodeling, then the process takes about 10 business days for the first plan review. Please remember when submitting a permit application for any addition or remodel, the Building Department needs a list of all contractors, four sets of stamped plans, and a total cost of the job (including owner-supplied items).
For a new electrical service, the Village requires a minimum of 100 amps.
Yes, contact the Recreation Department at 708-442-5515 for more information about our facilities.
Check out or preschools or daycare page.
If you see the word CO-OP by any of the classes offered in our book, you would be able to participate in this class at resident rates. We currently have a 4-Community Recreation Co-op with Riverside, Lyons, and Brookfield. This benefits our residents because it allows them to participate in more programs at resident rates.
See “Club Information” in our Recreation Book for details.
There are 3 printings per year- May, September, and December. The Recreation book has all of the classes, special events, and trips for youth and adults.
Please contact ComEd at 800-334-7661. Please do not contact the police department unless you are reporting an emergency.
Monday through Friday from 1 to 5 pm at the Fire Department.
Smoke detectors can be purchased at the Village Commons for $8. If needed, the Fire Department will install the smoke detector for you.
Don't go in the basement. Contact the Fire Department at 708-447-1981.
Call 800-432-5378 or visit their website.
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Village of North Riverside2401 S Des Plaines AvenueNorth Riverside, IL 60546Phone: 708-447-4211