What is a Brownfield?

Brownfields are abandoned or under-used industrial and commercial properties with actual or perceived contamination...

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Business Occupancy

A building shall not be constructed or occupied, an existing building shall not be expanded or otherwise altered or...

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The Community Development Division of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is supported by the following Federal funds: 

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Cook County has invested $44.2 million in building improvement projects through guaranteed energy performance contracting...

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Disaster Recovery

DPD was awarded Federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding related...

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Electronic Permits-Apply Online!

The Department of Building and Zoning is launching a new service for the residents and businesses...

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The Economic Development Division of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) manages programs designed to help businesses grow, expand...

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Update: Informational Workshops Have Been Scheduled

Informational Workshops

Workshop #1 from 9:00...

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Invest in Cook 2017 Grant Application

How to Apply

  1. Review the Invest in Cook Grant Program page...
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Maps

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) aims to optimize Cook County's geospatial investment in information technology through...

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Online Payment Service

The Deparment of Building and Zoning is now accepting payments for many of its services.

Please make sure...

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  • Substantial Amendment to the 2014 Annual Action Plan:
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Quentin Road Phase 1 Study

Dundee Road to Lake Cook Road...

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Cook County Vacant Building Ordinance

On-line Registration of Property

If I own a vacant building in...

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Zoning Ordinance Administration

Administration of the zoning ordinance shall be exercised through a person in the...

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