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Builders, whether it be the homeowner personally or a contractor they have hired, must apply for permits before any building can take place.  The Standard Plan Review program or the Easy Permit Process is a place to begin the permit process, depending on the scope of the work. 

Alerts (Builders)

Low Alert Sep 12, 2014 The Department of Buildings inspects for "No Heat" complaints. Heat Season Begins September 15, 2014
Low Alert Aug 21, 2014 Intake process for DPD’s 2015 Roof/Porch Assistance Program begins September 4, 2014
Low Alert Aug 1, 2014 Effective August 1st, 2014, Trade Licensing Processed through Continental Testing Services
Low Alert Apr 30, 2014 The Department of Buildings Introduces new Sign Permit Application for sign permits applied for on or after April 2, 2014.

Most Recent News (Builders)

Oct 24,2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces Addition Of Non-Construction Permit Intake Center To Chicago's Small Business Center
Oct 08,2014 Mayor Emanuel and Alderman Burke, Balcer And Solis Introduces Ordinance To Strengthen Law, Encourage Landlords To Install Smoke, Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Oct 06,2014 Chicago Fire Department and Chicago Department of Buildings Remind Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!
Aug 22,2014 Public Notice Re: Change of Date for the September 2014 Board Meeting
Jun 25,2014 Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Burnett, Alderman Pawar And The Chicago For All Coalition Introduce Moratorium On SRO And Residential Hotel Conversions

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