Sewer Connection Resource Guide

A permit is required for sewer connections. If you have any questions, please contact the Permitting Division of the Community Development Department at 847.923.4420.

Current Fee:

$88

Submittal Requirements:

Required Inspections:

  • Rough plumbing
  • Final plumbing

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.

Code Requirements:

  • Taps to main street sewers shall be made only at "wyes" or junctions installed for that purpose.
  • Where it is necessary to tap into a main sewer where no "wye" is provided, a neat opening shall be made and "Y" or "T" saddle inserted and concreted into place.
  • Sewer connection trenches which occur beneath existing or proposed pavement, curb, gutter or sidewalk shall be backfilled with trench backfill consisting of sand, gravel or crushed stone.
  • Trench backfill shall be placed to a point not less than five feet (5') from either edge of existing or proposed pavement, curb, gutter or sidewalk.
  • Trench backfill shall be thoroughly jetted in a manner and with equipment satisfactory to the village.
  • Excess excavated material shall be disposed of on the side of the lot served in location designated by the owner.
  • The terminus of each service installed shall be marked by placing a two inch by four inch (2"x4") hardwood stake not less than four feet (4') in length opposite the end of each sewer service terminus.