Fair Housing Strategy
As a recipient of funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), DPD...Read more
The Affordable Housing Division of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is supported by the following Federal funds:
The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) is accepts pre-qualification applications from individuals and organization who are interested in...Read more
The Community Development Division of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is supported by the following Federal funds:
New Contractor Registration
All contractors performing work in unincorporated Cook County are required to register with the Department of...Read more
DPD was awarded Federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding related...Read more
The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) is accepting pre-qualification applications from individuals and organizations who are interested in...Read more
Electronic Permits-Apply Online!
The Department of Building and Zoning is launching a new service for the residents and businesses...Read more
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) aims to optimize Cook County's geospatial investment in information technology through...Read more
Multi Dwelling Registration
Any building that has more than four residential units including condominiums (...Read more
Online Payment Service
The Deparment of Building and Zoning is now accepting payments for many of its services.
Please make sure...Read more
Home ownership remains a great source of wealth and opportunity for American families, and passing that wealth on to the next generation is...Read more
The County Assessor accepts appeals to property assessment, classification, or exemptions and oversees decisions reached for changes.
Property tax exemptions are provided for owners with the following situations:
- Homeowner Exemption
- Senior Citizen Exemption...
The Public Administrator for each of Illinois' 102 counties is a State Official, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the...Read more
Cook County Vacant Building Ordinance
On-line Registration of Property
If I own a vacant building in...Read more
The County offers services to assist Veteran Homeowners with exemptions.
Homeowner Exemption– the...Read more
Properties within unincorporated Cook County Property, when found to be in violation of the following: