It shall be unlaw­ful to con­struct, place, alter, remove, or demol­ish, or to com­mence the con­struc­tion, place­ment, alter­ation, removal, or demo­li­tion of a build­ing, man­u­fac­tured home, or struc­ture with­out first fil­ing Build­ing Per­mit Appli­ca­tion with the Super­vi­sor of Assess­ments and receiv­ing a for­mal writ­ten autho­riza­tion in the form of a Build­ing Per­mit.  A Per­mit shall not be required for any Illi­nois Divi­sion of Nat­ur­al Resources approved drainage, wet land, water deten­tion, or ero­sion projects.