Permit is required for installation of all lawn sprinklers.
Permit fee is $90.
Commercial, Townhome, or Condominium lawn sprinkler systems require a review by our plumbing inspector.
Needed to apply for permit:
Illinois State Plumbing Code
The Village of Orland Park follows the Illinois State Plumbing Code. Per Part 890 of the State Plumbing Code, please note the following requirements concerning backflow preventers (RPZ’s).
- Section 890.1140(d) states that any lawn sprinkler system connected to a potable water supply shall be equipped with a reduced pressure principle backflow preventer assembly (RPZ). The RPZ may be located outside provided it is protected from freezing or is removed at the end of the season, and it conforms with Section 890.1130(g)(1) (see below).
- Section 890.1130(g)(1) states that backflow preventer assemblies and devices shall be installed to be accessible for observation, maintenance and replacement services. It also states that backflow preventer devices or assemblies shall not be installed where they would be subject to freezing conditions, except as allowed in Section 890.1140(d) above.
- Section 890.1130(b) states that all devices and assemblies for the prevention of backflow shall comply with the standards listed in Appendix A, Table A of the State Plumbing Code. All reduced pressure principle, reduced pressure detector, double check and double check detector backflow prevention assemblies shall be tested and approved by a Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector before initial operation, and at least annually thereafter. Records to verify testing and maintenance shall be available at the site of installation.
Final Inspection upon completion of work. Please submit an inspection request
Inspection requests are not taken over the phone.