Fair Housing Strategy

As a recipient of funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), DPD...

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

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The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) is accepts pre-qualification applications from individuals and organization who are interested in...

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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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New Contractor Registration

All contractors performing work in unincorporated Cook County are required to register with the Department of...

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Disaster Recovery

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

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The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) is accepting pre-qualification applications from individuals and organizations who are interested in...

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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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Cook County residents are receiving Smart...

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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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Multi Dwelling Registration

Any building that has more than four residential units including condominiums (...

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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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Home ownership remains a great source of wealth and opportunity for American families, and passing that wealth on to the next generation is...

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The County Assessor accepts appeals to property assessment, classification, or exemptions and oversees decisions reached for changes.

These...

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Property tax exemptions are provided for owners with the following situations:

  • Homeowner Exemption
  • Senior Citizen Exemption...
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The Public Administrator for each of Illinois' 102 counties is a State Official, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the...

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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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The County offers services to assist Veteran Homeowners with exemptions.

Homeowner Exemption– the...

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Violation Processing

Properties within unincorporated Cook County Property, when found to be in violation of the following:

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Zoning Ordinance Administration

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

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