Plumbing, Sewer & Water Heater

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In order for an application for a Plumbing, Sewer or Water Heater permit to be reviewed, it must include all required information. An application without complete information, including all required plans, may not be processed until the submittal is complete. Whether you are building new, or repairing, restoring or refinishing your home, the work and goal can be a rewarding experience and we want to help make it as easy as possible!  The following can be found on our Download Permits & Applications, Licenses and Guides page, and are required for your Plumbing, Sewer and Water Heater needs: 

Permit Submittal Requirements 
Sewer Repair Clean Out

  • Plumbing Permit
  • Copy of 055 State Plumbing License
  • Letter of Intent
  • Contractor's License.  All sewer contractors that are not state licensed plumbers (055) are required to be licensed in the Village of Arlington Heights prior to release of permit, as well as submit a $10,000 surety bond with the Village listed as additional insured. 
  • Contractor's Proposal
  • Sewer Repair Clean Out Acknowledgement
  • Sewer Street Opening Acknowledgement, if sewer repair-clean out requires street opening
  • Guaranty Deposit Bond, if sewer repair-clean out requires street opening

Water Heater

  • Plumbing Permit.  Application must be signed by licensed plumber and submitted with a copy of the plumber's license with 055# and letter of intent
  • Two copies of your Contractor's proposal


Permit Submittal Information
Sewer Repair Clean Out

  • Emergency repair work shall apply for permit the next business day
  • Same day permit is $65.  
  • If scope of work includes street patch, a refundable bond of $200 is due at time of application

Water Heater

  • Same day permit is $25.