Permits Required After a Flood

Items Requiring a Permit


  • Remove/replace electrical wiring or conduits
  • Remove/replace electrical panel
  • Remove/replace furnace or boiler
  • Remove/replace water heater
  • Remove/replace roofing
  • Remove/replace siding

Items Not Requiring a Permit

  • Clean furnace, boiler, or water heater
  • Remove/replace carpet or tile
  • Remove/replace drywall or insulation
  • Remove/replace light fixtures
  • Remove/replace windows (same size opening)

Licensed Contractors


If you hire a contractor, please make sure that he/she is licensed to work in the Village of Wheeling. Contact your insurance company for recommendations and to assess the level of repair needed.