Mayor Linda Lucassen

Crime Free Housing Program

Rental Inspection Program Fees 

Annual Inspection Fee 

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Re-Inspection Fee 

Rental units are registered on an annual basis and the goal is to inspect all residential units within a three month period, from June to August. Landlords who qualify are exempt from the annual inspection for one year following two prior years of continued approval by the Building Commissioner. Thereafter, the properties would be inspected every other year as long as they continue to be in compliance.

The purpose of the inspection is to insure that the maintenance of existing buildings and premises are in accordance with the provision set forth in the ordinance.

Scope of Program

The Rental Housing Inspection Program was adopted to protect the public health and safety of Village residents by ensuring rental units comply with the minimum housing standards as established by Village Ordinance, to protect the character and stability of residential areas, to correct and prevent housing conditions that adversely affect, or are likely to adversely affect the life, safety, general welfare, and health of the persons occupying the dwelling, facilitate the enforcement of minimum standards for the maintenance of existing  rental residential property and to preserve the value of land and buildings throughout the Village of Round Lake Park.

Our knowledgeable and dedicated staff is committed to serving you. Should you have questions or concerns relating Rental Inspection Program, feel free to contact the Building Department to assist you with your concern. 

The Annual Inspections take place during the summer months of June, July, and August. 

Landlords will receive notification of their tentative inspection date approximately 15 days before the inspection time slot. The property owners must submit the inspection fee and application to confirm the inspection appointment. It is the responsibility of the Landlord to inform their tenants of any scheduled inspections. 

The inspector will not attend an appointment unless it was confirmed at least 24 hours in advance. 

Applications are available on our website, and in the office. They can be submitted in person, via fax, or they can be emailed to:


                       Norma Nelson- 

                 Brenda Jaimes-

The property owner does not need to attend the inspection, though someone at least 18 years of age must be present and available during the inspection. 

In the event that a property fails an inspection, the property owner typically has 30 days to correct the deficiencies, then schedule and pay for a re-inspection. 

The Crime Free Housing Program is a voluntary program which was adopted as a way to reward Rental Property owners who are consistently compliant with the Annual Rental Inspection Program. Enrolling in the Crime Free Housing Program exempts a property owner from the annual inspection every other year, so long as the property owner remains in compliance with Village codes and ordinances.  

Admittance into the Crime Free Housing Program requires that all properties owned by an entity pass the Annual Inspection for two years in a row, and the owner must obtain a Crime Free Housing Certification from a neighboring community. We must have proof of your current certification before any exemption is granted. 

The Village of Round Lake Park honors the Crime Free Housing Certification from any community. 

Round Lake Beach offers these seminars quarterly. Seminars are held on Saturdays, 8am to 1pm, at the Round Lake Beach Police Department. Due to space limitation and local requirements, only those landlords that live in or own property in the 60073 zip code may attend.


Call 847-546-2351 or send them an email at to register for Round Lake Beach’s seminar.

Rental Inspection Program  

Occupancy Inspections

Norma Nelson

Brenda Jaimes

Neighborhood Services Director

(847) 546-2790


Resources &


File A Rental Program Complaint Online 

Staff Contact 


Rental Inspection Program Overview 

Rental Inspection Program Forms & Documents

Todd Lucassen

Commissioner of Building & Zoning

(847) 546-2790

Pursuant to Ordinance § 150.85, The Village of Round Lake Park requires that an occupancy inspection be conducted at a property every time there is a change in residence, and the property must pass the inspection to be approved for occupancy. This applies to both rental properties and owner occupied properties. The cost of the inspection is $75, and an inspection appointment must be scheduled at least 24 hours before hand.