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Pre-Sale Inspections

The Village of Harwood Heights requires pre-sale inspections prior to the sale of any property.  The Certificate of Compliance form is available below and can be submitted to the Building Department by fax at 708-867-3038 or email to

Please contact Natalie in the Building Department at 872-225-6260 for information about fees and to schedule an inspection.  Inspections must be scheduled 2-3 weeks prior to closing.

Inspection fees must be paid before scheduling an inspection.

$50 - single family

$250 - multi-family

$500 - commercial

Certificate of Compliance

The Village adheres to the following building codes when conducting inspections:

  • State of Illinois Plumbing Code
  • 2018 Residential Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 City of Chicago Electrical Code

For a quick list of common building violation corrections, see the list below.

Common Building Corrections List



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