Lawn irrigation sprinkler system

Lawn irrigations systems must be installed in compliance with Village Code and State of Illinois regulations.

In addition to a building permit application, a lawn irrigation sprinkler worksheet and a right of way encroachment waiver and agreement must be submitted. All property owners of record must sign the waiver. Contractors must have a current license with the Village. 

Click here and navigate to "Trade Permits" for the application form.

Contact the Building Department or call 708-714-3552 for more information.

Work hours in the Village of River Forest:

  • 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Saturdays
  • No work on Sundays, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas


Contact Building Development Services & Zoning

  • (708) 714-3552
    (708) 366-3702 fax
  • 400 Park Avenue
    River Forest, IL 60305
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  • Mon: 8:00am to 7:00pm
    Tue–Fri: 8:00am to 4:30pm