Cook County Administration Building
69 W. Washington Street
Suite 2830
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone:
312-603-0500
Fax:
312-603-9940
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Saturday: Closed
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Mission

Our mission is to  promote the health, safety and welfare of residents in unincorporated Cook County.  In order to perform our mission, we conduct responsible and timely inspections of buildings and properties, as well as enforce all applicable building codes and zoning ordinances.

Mandates and Key Activities

  • Must inspect annually, semi annually or otherwise such buildings, structures, uses, equipment, sites or parts thereof relating to theatres, churches, daycare centers, restaurants, other assembly buildings and all multi dwelling units.
  • Develop and administer rules and regulations governing the erection, construction, alteration, demolition, or relocation of all buildings and structures within designated single family, general residence, commercial, industrial and public zoned districts of unincorporated Cook County including all properties within the Cook County Forest Preserve District.
  • Electronic permits are available in the right hand column