What type of cases do we hear?

The Cook County Department of Administrative Hearings (DoAH) handles civil cases involving ordinance violations of the Cook County Code of Ordinances and the Forest Preseve District Code. We do NOT hear criminal cases. DoAH currently hears ordinance violation cases from the following:

Department of Revenue

Cook County Sheriff

Building and Zoning

Animal Control

Environment & Sustainability

Transportation & Highways

Public Health

Forest Preserve

Recorder of Deeds

Cook County Assessor




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