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Thornton Industries moving ahead with addition

Permits also issued for two new residences, one home remodeling

A permit for construction of an addition to Thornton Industries was issued May 19 by Morris Building and Zoning Officer Bill Cheshareck.

Only a few permits for new projects have been issued in recent months, but permits for improvement projects have been fairly numerous.

In May, the city's Development Review Committee approved the 23,800-square-foot addition
for Thornton Industries, to be constructed on the west side of the existing building, facing
Bungalow Road.

Mike Thornton paid $1,200 for the permit to construction the addition, valued at $500,000.

Other fees were $300 each for the plumbing and building inspection fees.

Katie and Steve Klinker, 115 Waverly St., paid $126 for a permit May 15 to build a new
$170,000 house at that location. The previous house was damaged by fire. Other fees were
$50 each for the plumbing and building inspection fees and $250 for the sewer bond.

Price Builders of Indian Trail Road, Verona, paid $339 for a permit May 19 to build a $315,000
house at 1001 Partridge Lane in Lakewood, seventh addition.

Others fees were $750 each for water and sewer tap-ons, $150 for the plumbing inspection fee, $977.43 for the school site donation, $559.25 for the park site donation, $250 for the sewer bond and $1,750 for the sidewalk bond.

Ellie Anderson, 1119 Wauponsee St., paid $25 for a permit May 19 to extensively remodel the house at 1122 Wauponsee St. She also paid the $70 plumbing and building inspection fees.

Additions and garages

Delores Robinson, 989 Partridge Lane, paid $25 for a permit May 19 for a $20,000 room addition.

Mike Englert, 1237 Kiersted, paid $25 for a permit May 20 to construct a detached garage.

Jason Hemmersbach,760 S. Edgewater, paid $25 for a permit May 19 to build a $7,000 detached garage.

Jack Jirgl, 618 E. Main, paid $25 for a permit May 15 to construct an $8,000 attached garage.

Fernando Villarreal, 528 E. Jackson St., paid $15 for a permit May 4 to add a $1,000 porch.

The following paid $15 for permits to install storage buildings.

Luis Alegria, 212-214 Adam St., received a permit May 20 to install a $2,000 storage building.

James Benson, Benson Road, a permit May 20 to install a $2,000 storage building at 1346 Division St.

Vaughn Turner, 1316 Heritage, a permit May 18 for a $1,600 storage building.

Brent Harmon, 816 Thomas Drive, a permit May 12 for a $2,500 storage building.

Duane Heren, 2435 Indian Grass Road, a permit for a $6,000 storage building on May 5.

Kristy Shipton, 1011 Edgewood, an April 30 permit for an $800 storage building.

Gary Rockis, 1802 N. Division St., an April 30 permit for a $1,200 storage building.

Jennifer Lee, 418 E. Illinois Avenue, an April 1 permit for a $500 storage building.


Permits to install decks were issued to the following upon payment of the $15 fee.

Tina Shannon, 209 North St., May 20, for a $1,000 deck.

Al Siron, 805 Michael Drive, May 11, for an $8,000 deck.

Michael O'Lena, 1719 W. Anne Lane, May 6, for a $500 deck.

Tom Taylor, 612 E. Washington St., May 1, for a $300 deck and $200 fence.

Marcus Hatch, 406 E. Illinois Avenue, April 22, for a $1,000 deck.

Mike Peterson, 599 Thomas Drive, April 14, for a $1,000 deck.

Scott and Trisha Swanson, 2007 Locust, April 6, for a $1,500 deck.

John Scanlan, 607 Armstrong, March 31, for a $550 deck.


The following paid $15 each for permits to erect fences.

James Rossio, 607 Armstrong, April 28, for a $600 fence.

Bill Stott, 1500 Jo-Lin Court, a permit May 13, for a $600 fence.

Brandon and Karen Linn, 2505 Lynwood, a permit May 5, for a $2,200 fence.

Joseph Schaefer, 829 Fremont Avenue, a permit May 5, for a $2,000 fence.

Angela Snow, 1253 Michael Drive, a permit May 1, for a $4,000 fence.

Corrina Walker, 1201 Spruce St., a permit April 24, for a $3,000 fence.

J. Ben and Susan Mallory, 1740 Little Willow, a permit April 20, for a $4,000 fence.

Sandra Clark, 1900 Mountain Road, a permit April 15, for a $2,200 fence.

Jason Lind, 2538 Cambridge Drive, a permit April 6, for a $1,200 fence.

Ron Himplemann, 2017 Mountain Road, a permit March 31, for a $3,000 fence.

David Limbach, 856 Fremont Avenue, a permit March 31, for a $1,781 fence.


Linda Aldridge and Margie Bell, Wilmington, paid $25 for a permit May 19 to install a 32 square-foot sign at Our House to Yours, 120 E. Washington St.

P & D Signs of Peru paid $150 for a permit May 15 to install a 400 square-foot sign for Ritchie Brothers, Ritchie Road.


Re-roofing permits at $25 each were issued to the following:

American Inrepco of Naperville for 809 Armstrong St.; Bauer Roofing, Seneca, for 2655
Indian Grass Road; Barb Ewalt and Geraldine Ramsey, the duplex at 1028 and 1030 Dresden Drive; Robert Story, Channahon, for 1805 Bruce St.; Harold Thetard, Thomas Drive, for 124 and 126 Boulder Drive; Miles Construction, Lockport, for 510 Wallace; Cris Valdes, Walden Crescent, for 324 and 326 E. Jackson St.; Elmer Mueller, Joliet, for 416 Liberty St.; Katherine Borchelt, 1221 Grant St.; and Latimer Construction, 1544 Creek Drive, for 529 E. Main.

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