Adding a Pool


Adding a New Pool Checklist

  • Read the Zoning Code regarding pools, required bufferyards and enclosing fences.
  • Mark location and size of new pool on a copy of a current survey of your property. Identify where the pump equipment and fencing will be placed. Address any set-back questions with the Building Commissioner or Village Manager. Also note any changes to the grade or removal of vegetation.
  • Determine the style, color and materials of the required safety fence, as well as the pool landscaping plan.
  • Review the initial concept with the Building Commissioner or Village Manager. Contact the Village at 847-945-6080 to set up this meeting.
  • Revise pool and pool landscaping plans (if necessary) and submit for ARC review. (ARC Application)
  • Present both plans in ARC meeting and adjust based on feedback (if necessary).
  • Submit final landscaping plan to the Village if required by the ARC.
  • Have surveyor or general contractor locate and mark property setbacks and pool/fence perimeter. Call JULIE to mark for conflicting utilities.
  • Village will contact you when the Building Permit is ready and advise you of your fees. Begin construction.
  • Call for inspections when ready – the Village will provide you with a list at the time you secure a building permit.
  • Install landscaping if required by the ARC.
  • When project is finished, call for a final inspection, also review with Village Manager, Building Commissioner
  • Have your surveyor revise your plat of survey to include the new pool and submit a copy to the Village.