Inspections are required to ensure that the work being completed meets applicable codes. It is the permit applicant's responsibility to call and schedule an inspection.

Inspections must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

To schedule an inspection, please call 708-714-3552.

The following information should be provided when scheduling an inspection:

  • Project Number
  • Type of Inspection
  • Desired Day and Time for Inspection
  • Name and Phone Number of Person Requesting the Inspection

The Village utilizes B & F Technical Code Services to complete Electrical and Plumbing inspections. The inspectors from B & F will be wearing B & F clothing but will not be driving a Village of River Forest vehicle. If you are concered about the legitimacy of an inspector, please call the Village at the number listed above.

The following is a complete list of inspections. Not all inspections apply to all projects. Contact the Village if you are unsure an inspection is required.

  • Backfill
  • Basement- Rough & Final
  • Bathroom- Rough & Final
  • Building- Rough & Final
  • Draintile
  • Deck- Rough & Final
  • Driveway
  • Fence
  • Footing
  • Framing
  • Garage- Rough & Final
  • HVAC
  • Insulation
  • Kitchen-Rough & Final
  • Occupancy
  • Pre-Pour
  • Pool- Rough & Final
  • Pool- Rough & Final
  • Sign
  • Slab
  • Slab-on-Grage
  • Temporary Occupancy