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All solicitors must register
at the City Clerk’s office.

A fee of $50/day, $250/month and $750/year is charged per person.” License Permit Application

Garage Sale Application Form

800 Washington Street
Mendota, IL 61342


Mike Silfies, Building Inspector
(815) 910-9111

Add Dennis Keefe, Building Code Enforcer

How to Apply
Print a copy of the building permit. Fill the permit out to the best of your ability. Call Building Inspector Silfies at 815-910-9111 to schedule an appointment. Mr. Silfies will, if warranted, come to the building site to ensure ordinance adherence. Mr. Silfies will finish the permit and place the permit at the City Clerk’s office located at 800 Washington Street generally within 48 hours of appointment. Residents may pay and pick up the completed permit at the City Clerk’s office between 7a.m. and 4p.m. Monday through Friday or 8a.m. until noon on Saturdays.

NOTE: In some instances, a Zoning Variance will be necessary. Please print a copy of the Zoning Variance Request and have all adjoining neighbors ‘sign-off’ on the project and return to Building Inspector Silfies. Extra time may be necessary.

Info Regarding Construction, Renovations and Permitting

Mendota Building Permit

Mendota Zoning Map

Zoning Variance Request Form

Zoning Regulations

Contractor Registration Application


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