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Calculate the Cost of a Permit

The calculator estimates permit fees as determined by the Permit Fee Formula. The factors necessary to use this calculator are construction type, occupancy type, area in square feet, and project scope.  For any questions about permit fees, please contact the Department of Buildings at permitfees@cityofchicago.org.


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Step by Step - New Construction     

Alterations, Renovations, Repairs, Additions, Moved
    

 

 

 

This chart will help calculate permit fees for New Construction.
    

This table will help calculate permit fees for Alterations, Renovations, Repairs,       Additions, and Moved Buildings.
    

This chart will help calculate permit fees and is about the Scope of Review Factor.
    

  This table will help calculate permit fees and presents information regarding the Scope of Review Factor for Repairs, Renovations, Alterations and Additions.
    

  This chart will help calculate permit fees and lists flat fees.
 

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