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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 Jun 5, 2015 E-Plan Update: Tech Support and Classes
Low Alert Jun 1, 2015 New Procedures Regarding Multiple Dwelling Registration
Low Alert Jan 30, 2015 Rules and Regulations for the Problem Landlord List

Most Recent News (Builders)

Apr 13,2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces Opening Of New 18th Street Bridge
Feb 02,2015 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
Dec 31,2014 Part II Zoning Review Fees

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