Permits are required for everything except siding and fences (fences must follow the ordinance on height restrictions). Interior remodeling permits are done through Winnebago County Building Department 815-319-4350. Exterior remodeling including decks, room additions, garages and swimming pools need a Roscoe Zoning Permit, the form can be found on this website. The fee for decks, garages and swimming pools is $50. The fee for zoning permits for additions is $100. The zoning permit is taken to Winnebago County for the building permit. Winnebago County Building Department is located at 404 Elm Street in Rockford.
If you have any questions please call Zoning Administrator, Scott Sanders at 815-623-2829.