EV Charging Station Resource Guide

If you are planning to install an electric vehicle (EV) charging station on your property, plan review and approval is required before a permit can be issued. All contractors working on the project must obtain a valid Village Contractor’s Business License.

If you have any questions regarding the permit application or process, please contact the Permitting Division of the Community Development Department at 847.923.4420.

Required Permits and Fees:

  • Electrical Permit$103
  • If any pavement or curb work will be performed, a miscellaneous pavement permit application is required$250

Submittal Requirements:

Required Inspections:

  • Electrical Rough-In:after conduit is in place and prior to enclosing concealed raceways
  • Final Electrical – with electrical panel cover removed for observation

Inspections can be scheduled up to 4pm the business day prior to the requested inspection date by contacting the Permitting Division of the Community Development Department at 847.923.4420.

License Requirements:

Title 15, Chapter 154 of the Zoning Code requires any person or entity owning or operating an electric vehicle charging station within the Village to obtain and display a valid vending machine license pursuant to Title 11, Chapter 119 of the Village Code.

The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Vending License application can be submitted via email or the US Postal Service to the Finance Department Collections Division at 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193.

The license period for vending machines is January 1 through December 31. Renewal Season is Nov 1 through December 31 and can be completed online using the village’s WebPay System. Customers are subject to credit card transaction fees. Licenses must be renewed annually. You can renew your license online using WebPay.

  • A separate license is required for each charging station.
  • Separate charging stations bundled together on a stand, support or rack shall have separate licenses.
  • The village must be notified, in writing, if any electric vehicle charging station changes are made during the course of the license year (e.g. charging station additions and/or removals). Please submit notices to Dianna Carlson via email. (dmcarlson@schaumburg.com)

If you have questions related to the electric vehicle vending license, please contact the Finance Department at 847.923.4537.


Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Code