Cook County provides numerous services to the residents of unincorporated areas of the County. 

Asbestos Abatement Permits

An Asbestos Abatement permit application is required for all asbestos projects (residential,...

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Building Permit Requirement Guidelines

All permits must now be submitted in digital format....

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Building Permit Application

All work, other than ordinary repairs subject to provisions of Section 102-105.3 of the Cook County Building...

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New Contractor Registration

(For all Electrical and Plumbing Contractor Registrations see Electrical and...

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Cooling Centers Available Across Cook County During Periods of Excessive Heat

When temperatures in Cook County are...

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Problem Reporting

The 24 hour a day number to call to report problems is (708) 448-8006.

Construction Zones

Problems...

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The County Clerk coordinates all poll workers who act as Election Judges and Equipment Managers for suburban Cook County polling locations.

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An interactive map of current construction activity on the County’s highways.  Hovering on a project provides detailed information for commuters...

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Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application

The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook...

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Online Payment Service

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

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Cook County Residential Rental License Ordinance

On June 29th 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Rental Dwelling...

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The following map is provided in PDF format and can be printed in 8.5″ x 11″ format using Adobe Acrobat Reader “shrink to fit” feature. The “zoom...

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Video Gaming

Cook County now allows establishments licensed to sell alcohol for on-site consumption to...

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Current 2018/2019 Wheel Tax Vehicle License Information

Section 74-552 of the current Cook County Wheel Tax Ordinance...

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Zoning Ordinance Administration

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

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