Cook County Ordinances

The Law Library maintains the current Cook County Code of Ordinances in print at the Reference Desk. The Law Library has Proceedings of the Cook County Board of Commissioners (1871-1997) containing the business of the Board including the text of ordinances and resolutions.

The Law Library maintains, in addition to Proceedings and ordinances, selected current and earlier county documents. Documents include Cook County budgets, Forest Preserve ordinances and budgets, Proceedings of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, zoning ordinances and maps, environmental control and building ordinances, and annual reports of the President of the Cook County Board and Forest Preserve District.