Building Permit Applications

Building Applications

Right of Way Permit Applications 

The following permit applications are tailored for the different types of right-of-way projects and include information pertinent to each project type.

  • Right of Way Permit - General (PDF) - This form is for general projects that involve work within the right of way, such as curb or sidewalk removal and replacement, street cuts, sump pump connections, and utility improvements and repairs.
  • Right of Way Permit - Parkway Tree (PDF) - This form is to be submitted when the only right of way work is for the planting of a tree in the parkway.

Electric Service Permits

The City of Batavia operates its own electric utility.  For new electric service for commercial or residential properties, please submit the appropriate form:

Processing Time

The Building Division makes every attempt to process building permit applications as quickly as possible. Depending on workload, residential permit applications will be processed within two weeks of receipt and commercial permit applications within three weeks of receipt. A representative from the Building Division will contact the applicant upon review of the application.

Zoning Applications

These applications are for projects that involve a public hearing or meeting process before the Plan Commission or City Council. Please contact the Community & Economic Development Department's Planning and Zoning Division for assistance with projects that require these applications. Staff will inform you of when these applications are required.