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I want to build a deck. How close can I be to the property lines?

In most instances, decks less than 5 feet in height (measured from grade to the decking) need to be 5 feet from the side and rear property lines - and out of any area platted as an easement. Check your plat to see if there are any easements on your lot. Decks over 5 feet in height, or that are located at a corner lot, have different requirements depending on the location in the Village.


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Village of Hoffman Estates, 1900 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 | Phone: 847-882-9100