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The Inspections page contains information as to the types of inspections conducted by the Department of Buildings.

Alerts (Inspections)

Low Alert Apr 1, 2015 Crane Operators may now sign up for new written test
Low Alert Jan 30, 2015 Rules and Regulations for the Problem Landlord List

Most Recent News (Inspections)

May 1, 2015 Chicago Department Of Buildings Kicks Off National Building Safety Month With Tower Crane Visit
Feb 2, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, City of Chicago Officials Provide Update On Continued Winter Weather Response And Efforts To Help Keep Residents Safe
Jan 27, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, Department Of Buildings Publish Problem Landlords List
Jan 21, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, City Council Approve Ordinance To Identify Irresponsible Residential Building Owners
Nov 15, 2014 As Winter Chill Takes Hold, Mayor Emanuel Joins City Departments To Remind Residents To Take Precautions During Cold Weather

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