What We Do
The Accessibility Compliance Unit (ACU) works to ensure that the City of Chicago is accessible to people with all types of disabilities.
- Advises city departments and sister agencies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local disability rights laws and regulations
- Examines and permits plans for compliance with the accessibility provisions of the Chicago Building Code and Illinois Accessibility Code
- Provides pre-permit plan review guidance for architects and developers for a nominal fee. For more information or to schedule a pre-permit plan review, click here.
- Provides technical assistance to individuals and businesses regarding federal state and local disability rights and accessibility requirement. To obtain technical assistance please email us at: MOPDCompliance@cityofchicago.org. or call us at: 312.744.7209 or 312.744.4441, or TTY 312.744.4964.