The forms required for capital improvement construction projects are listed below.  Please note that prior to procuring or starting any CDBG Capital Improvement construction project the following forms must be completed and approved by Cook County’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) staff. ***Please do not fill out these forms in your browser. Before downloading the forms to your personal computer, please scroll down the page and review our downloading instructions if you are having difficulty.  In addition, for each awarded CDBG project an assigned DPD staff person will provide detailed instructions. 

Procurement and Construction Forms (Engineering, Construction, etc.):(A publication is required for all projects $25K or over; projects under $25K must show proof of bid solicitation via regular mail, email, call list, etc.)

HUD & Cook County Required Reporting Forms:

(Details regarding completing and returning these forms will be discussed during the preconstruction meeting.)

Additional Required Packets:

***Instructions for downloading the CDBG CI Forms:

  1. PLEASE DO NOT FILL OUT OUR FORMS IN YOUR BROWSER.  In order to use the fillable forms, you must have Adobe 9.0 Reader or above on your computer. If you do not have Adobe Reader 9.0 or above, please go to the link and download the latest version of Adobe Reader onto your computer for FREE.
  2. Download the blank forms to your computer and open in your Adobe Reader 9.0 or above.
  3. Fill out each form.
  4. Once you complete filling out each form, please use the SAVE feature and save the completed form with the new name and keep your electronic copy on your computer. (In order to save the completed pdf, it must have a different name than the name of the blank pdf you downloaded.)
  5. Return your completed forms to your assigned DPD staff person.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: or with Cook County Department of Planning and Development.