The City’s Community Development Department is reviewing permits and development applications, but turnaround times may be delayed due to reduced staffing levels given the coronavirus pandemic. Please review the department’s submission requirements. Questions can be directed to the City’s Building Division.
The City of Geneva's Building and Zoning Division is responsible for issuing building permits for all types of new construction projects, as well as certain required remodeling and maintenance projects.
The City reviews the applications, construction plans and plats of survey to ensure compliance with local, state and national standards as recognized by the adopted codes. City staff also inspects the construction work and provides technical assistance to residents and contractors.